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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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Coachella will be Broadcasted Live on YouTube from Friday

04/13/2012, For all fans of the Coachella Music Festival, if you are excited about the 3 day long journey through an awesome line up of musicians but will not be able to attend in person, don’t fret. YouTube will be streaming Coachella 2012 to you all weekend....

YouTube Live Adds Pay-Per-View to Live Streaming

04/11/2012, YouTube has added monetization options to its live streaming platform which includes the ability ofr publishers to charge for live events. As written on YouTube’s publisher blog yesterday, “You can now monetize your live events with advertising or...

Google Launches Deeper YouTube Integration on Orkut

04/11/2012, Google has just launched a nifty little YouTube app within its original social networking site, Orkut. The company announced its decision via Orkut’s official blog in English and Portuguese. Now Orkut features a YouTube widget which allows users to...

YouTube delivers Full HD 2D videos in ’3D’

04/05/2012, The push for 3D technology is certainly something that companies have been trying to achieve for quite some time already, although the levels of success are questionable. YouTube, the world’s most popular video sharing service, has just introduced a...

Viacom video lawsuit vs YouTube gains new lease of life

04/05/2012, It seems that the video lawsuit by Viacom against YouTube of Google has been revived in an U.S. appeals court. Viacom is not the only one behind this lawsuit, as the English Premier League and different film studios as well as TV networks have thrown...

YouTube Slam makes video duels a reality

03/30/2012, So you have rappers dissing each other through lyrics in their respective songs, but as a movie director, what do you do? Sending a silent message through your films is one thing, but since not all of us are born with the mad skills that Quentin Tarantino...

YouTube Next Vlogger registration open

03/28/2012, If your idea of fame is being recognized by thousands of subscribers for your videos on YouTube – you might want to give Vlogging (video blogging) a shot. Tons of people have done it before, and there’s still a lot of room out there for more....

YouTube player to get new features

03/07/2012, Don’t you just hate it when you get interrupted during a long video on YouTube you forget to pause and when you come back later you’ve completely forgotten where you left off? To solve those problems, Google has announced a new feature to make...

YouTube and Disney agreement leads to free episodes

03/06/2012, YouTube and Disney are two very different companies, but that does not mean they are unable to work with one another and synergize. In fact, the Walt Disney Company and Google’s YouTube have come to an agreement, where they would both spend...

Watch Siku the polar bear cub grow up on YouTube

02/29/2012, The introduction of YouTube has certainly led to an explosive growth in user generated content, as anyone with a video recording device, a computer, and a decent Internet connection is able to upload their recorded memories for all and sundry to see. The...

Clik lets you control YouTube with your smartphone

02/16/2012, Remember the Vscreens.com app from Sony Ericsson that let you stream content from your phone to any internet-connected display? Well, the folks behind Kik, the cross-platform messenger, have come up with something similar called Clik. This time instead of...

Google: Gmail, YouTube blocked in Iran

02/13/2012, Out from the horse’s mouth – the Republic of Iran has blocked Google’s encrypted search, Gmail service, Google Videos and YouTube since February 10th. This is no small news, as over 30 million Internet users in Iran have not been able to...