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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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YouTube for Android updated, gets YouTube TV queueing among others

09/26/2012, It cannot be denied that there is a fragmentation issue involved where the Android mobile operating system is concerned, but this does not mean those who are a few versions behind in terms of the latest Android version need fret about their mobile YouTube...

Brazilian court orders arrest of Google executive

09/25/2012, YouTube is the most popular video portal on the web. Ever since Google acquired it, every major YouTube decision is commonly considered as coming from Google. That may or may not be the case but what we can say for certain is that the onus of the...

YouTube videos served on older non-iOS 6 versions

09/23/2012, For the remaining 85% of you who have yet to upgrade to iOS 6 and yet have a strong affinity towards YouTube on your mobile device, fret not. A YouTube representative did mention that they will continue to serve YouTube videos to older devices, never mind...

YouTube Free for Nokia Belle devices

09/19/2012, If you are still rocking to one of those old school Belle-powered devices from Nokia, then you might be interested to hear that a YouTube Free app has been hanging around for your Nokia Belle smartphone. This particular YouTube app will enable you to sign...

Google introduces new YouTube app for iOS

09/11/2012, Heads up YouTubers on iOS, it seems like Google has officially released a new YouTube app for iOS. This YouTube has  been designed to be more friendly to use and just like Google, it will come with search suggestions when you type, allowing you to get to...

YouTube Mobile lets you skip ads now

08/22/2012, If there is one irritating thing about YouTube these days (and have been for quite some time already), it would be the presence of ads in some of the videos. Don’t you just hate it when you are hoping to jump straight into the action, only to...

YouTube App for PS3 arrives

08/14/2012, You know something, it is rather hard to believe that there has yet to be a native YouTube app for the PS3 platform – at least, not until this morning. I know, many of us have already watched YouTube over a PS3 in the past, but with a new YouTube...

Excel music video blows the mind away

08/10/2012, Expressing yourself through Microsoft Excel, I guess this would be the ultimate – making an entire music video out of Microsoft Excel, as you can view in the YouTube video above. Touting a stop-motion animation video, it shows off the creative...

YouTube video editor gets even easier to use

08/09/2012, YouTube first introduced the ability to edit its videos to users back in 2010, and a couple of years have already passed since then – wither the kind of updates that helps keep YouTube ahead of the times? Well, we are glad to say that the YouTube...

YouTube adds highlights view option and improved homepage feed

08/03/2012, Google has rolled out a few updates on YouTube, particularly in the homepage feed. Google hopes that these updates will provide an even better viewing experience to its users. The update brings a couple of improvements to YouTube’s video thumbnails....

YouTube clocks up 4 billion hours of video watched each month?

08/01/2012, Just how popular is YouTube? Well, lets just say that it is so popular, that over four billion hours of video are watched each month. If you want to convert that to something else that we can relate to, we are talking about 456,000 years of videos and...

Google updates Nexus Q, YouTube, and Play Movies & TV App

07/25/2012, Google is rolling out a string of updates today, particularly for its Nexus Q, YouTube app, and Play Movies & TV apps. So what’s exactly new with the Nexus Q app? Version 1.0.8.406084 now supports earlier system versions of Android as well as...

YouTube to make users use real names? (updated)

07/23/2012, After last week’s introduction of its face blurring tool on YouTube, Google has pulled off a pretty surprising move today. According to reports online, when users comment on YouTube now, they’ll be asked to start using their full name on...