Posts Tagged ‘ YouTube ’

YouTube Introduces Live Streaming Services, For ‘Partners’ Only

Apr 8th, 2011 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video

YouTube has announced a new live streaming video service, YouTube Live, which they plan to make available to ‘Partners’: Today we’re announcing the initial roll out of YouTube Live, which will integrate live streaming capabilities and discovery tools directly into the YouTube platform for the first time. This begins with a new YouTube Live browse page, […]

Pope Gives Social Media ‘Thumbs Up’

Jan 24th, 2011 | By | Category: General, The New Media Update

Pope Benedict, in celebration of the Vatican’s annual World Day of Social Communications, today issued a message inviting Christians to “join the network of relationships” made possible by the digital era. Benedict says “the truth of Christ is the full and authentic response to that human desire for relationship, communion and meaning,” which is reflected […]

YouTube’s New Home Page (Sneak Preview)

Dec 15th, 2010 | By | Category: Internet TV

YouTube has announced a new version of its home page – making it cleaner and more attractive, but also showing less information, which may make the update less appealing to power users. The new layout features a “river of news” reverse chronogical view of new videos in the main column and promoted content in the […]

It’s Downhill For Old Media From Here – Internet Use Catches Up With TV

Dec 13th, 2010 | By | Category: General, Internet TV, Podcasting Statistics

It looks like it will be downhill for old media from here on out – people in the US are now spending as much time using the Internet as they do watching TV. According to Forrester research, people are spending equal amounts of time online and watching TV: Generation Y has long reported spending more time […]

The Top YouTube Videos Of 2010

Dec 13th, 2010 | By | Category: Internet TV

YouTube has released its list of the top videos of the year – the most-watched videos of 2010, compiled based on the view counts of videos uploaded during 2010. November 2010, the most-watched YouTube videos (excluding major label music videos) were: BED INTRUDER SONG!!! (now on iTunes) TIK TOK KESHA Parody: Glitter Puke – Key […]

Zoom Q3HD Handy Video Recorder Does HD Video, Stereo Sound

Oct 11th, 2010 | By | Category: Digital Video Recorder, Internet TV, Podcasting Hardware, Video

Zoom has announced the new Q3HD Handy Video Recorder, which features HD video and HD audio (24-bit/96kHz) in a tiny package. While the Zoom Q3HD does HD video, Zoom emphasizes the recorder’s audio capabilities: The Q3HD uses the same microphone capsules as Zoom’s industry-leading H4n Handy Recorder. From live musical performances, rehearsals and recitals to […]

Steve Jobs Hates Your Podcast. And Your YouTube Video, Too.

Sep 8th, 2010 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Internet TV, iPods & Portable Media Players, Podcasting, Video

Remember when Apple was the king of tools for creating your own media and it was hyping podcasting and user-generated media? When Steve Jobs bragged about the company hitting milestones with its iTunes podcast directory? When it added podcasting support to Mac OS X? And when podcasting was a selling point for Garageband? It looks […]

YouTube Adds Free Grindhouse Movie Section, Featuring Slashers, Zombies & Extreme Chickfights

Aug 27th, 2010 | By | Category: Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

YouTube has introduced a new YouTube Movies section, which offers about 400 free full-length films. If you’re looking for YouTube to offer an alternative to Netflix or Blockbuster, this ain’t it. On the other hand, if you want to take a trip back to the 70’s drive-in grindhouse, you have hit the motherlode!

YouTube Intros New Video Embed Format, Replacing Flash With HTML 5

Jul 23rd, 2010 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video

YouTube has announced a new option for video embeds, designed to support HTML 5 and to fall back to Flash where HTML 5 is not supported. According to YouTube, “If you use the new embed code style, your viewers will be able to view your embedded video in one of our Flash or HTML5 players, […]

Upload YouTube Video From WordPress

Jul 12th, 2010 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video Podcasts, Vlogs

YouTube Uploader is a new WordPress plugin designed to let you upload YouTube videos directly from the WordPress admin area. It uses browser-based uploading, in a WordPress uploader like interface. Your videos are uploaded directly to YouTube, so no traffic is wasted uploading videos first to your website, and then to YouTube. YouTube authentification data […]