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is a video-sharing website where users can upload videos. It is currently (7/2012) the largest such site, and was founded in 2005 by  Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim, who all worked at PayPal before. While it mainly featured movies from regular folks (and some illegal user uploads) at the beginning, but eventually YouTube grabbed enough market share to attract higher quality content over the years. Now, there is something for everyone, and YouTube continues to push for high-quality content, while keeping the support from amateur video-makers. The company was acquired by Google in 2006 for $1.6B.

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More Filter Options Coming To YouTube’s Mobile App

05/31/2016, For those who didn’t already know, YouTube on the desktop has search filters that lets you filter videos depending on when it was uploaded, the type of video, duration, features, and more. This no doubt saves users a ton of time from having to go...

YouTube Live Will Return To E3 This Year

05/24/2016, If you can’t make it to E3 this year, there’s really nothing to fret over as there will be plenty of sources in which you can read or hear about the latest announcements. We suppose the only downside is that you won’t get to mingle with the crowd or...

This Is What YouTube Could Look Like In Daydream

05/19/2016, YouTube and virtual reality working hand in hand isn’t new. In fact YouTube introduced 360-degree videos (and live videos) quite a while ago in which you could watch it using the Google Cardboard or other devices like the Samsung Gear VR. However with...

YouTube For iOS Updated With Google Cardboard Support

05/16/2016, When it comes to VR headsets for iOS users, unfortunately it seems that one of the few options available to them would be Google Cardboard (versus Android where you have your pick of Samsung’s Gear VR or the LG 360 CAM). The good news is that if...

Classic NFL Games Heading To YouTube

05/15/2016, If you just can’t get enough of NFL content online then you will be very happy to find out that the NFL has renewed its “strategic partnership” with YouTube. Basically, what this means is that there’s now going to be even more NFL...

YouTube Gets New Messaging Features, Makes Sharing Easier

05/11/2016, We’re sure that many of you guys have found a clip on YouTube that you can’t wait to share with your friends. Unfortunately on mobile, sharing videos is a bit convoluted and not as straightforward as copying the link and pasting it (although there is...

Amazon Launches Its YouTube Rival Of Sorts

05/10/2016, Amazon today launched a YouTube rival of sorts called Amazon Video Direct. The service allows users to upload any video content they have created and then get a cut of the revenue from the ads. It’s the same model that YouTube uses. The service...

YouTube Could Begin Streaming Live TV In 2017

05/04/2016, Earlier today we reported that video service Hulu would begin streaming live TV in 2017, but it looks like they will not be alone. According to a report from Bloomberg, word on the street has it that Hulu will find themselves competing with YouTube in...

Traffic Spikes For A Video On YouTube Could Predict ISIS Attacks

05/03/2016, Some people enjoy getting pumped up to music before an event, whether it be a sales pitch to a big customer, a public speaking event, a date, a run, or a session with the weights at the gym. Basically a lot of people have a song that they turn to when...

YouTube Testing Material Design For Its Web Version

05/03/2016, Material Design is a design language that Google brought onto Android a couple of years ago, and while we have seen the company toy with different design languages over the years, Material Design seems to have stuck around. In fact more of Google’s...

YouTubers Can Still Earn Money During Content ID Disputes

04/28/2016, Go back in time 11 years when YouTube was first launched, the idea of being able to make a living creating videos and sharing it on the platform was practically unheard of. Fast forward to today and we have YouTubers who have celebrity statuses and who go...

Official YouTube App Gets A Redesigned Homepage

04/26/2016, With mobile internet being so fast these days, and with carriers offering up more data or even unlimited data plans, watching videos on the go is becoming increasingly common, with YouTube probably being one of the main places that people turn to for...

YouTube’s New 6-Second Ads Can’t Be Skipped

04/26/2016, We’re used to watching ads on YouTube. These pre-roll ads are played before the video starts, we have to wait for five seconds before the skip button pops up that allows us to continue to the video if we don’t want to watch the entire ad, and...

YouTube Introduces 360-degree Live Videos & Spatial Audio

04/18/2016, It has been about a year since YouTube launched their support for 360-degree videos. For those unfamiliar with the concept, basically 360-degree videos on YouTube (or Facebook for that matter) allow users to pan around the video, allowing them to look at...