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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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Pakistan Could End YouTube Ban

03/03/2014, Those who live in the land of the free and home of the brave might be aghast to hear that YouTube is actually banned in some countries, such as China, Iran and Pakistan at one point or another in time? It seems that Pakistan might eventually end its ban...

YouTube Promotes Top Tracks In Music Search

02/14/2014, YouTube is a wildly popular website where you can just spend hours and hours in this time sink, watching one cat video to another and before you know it, it is time to go to work again the next morning. Of course, it is also the place where many of us go...

New YouTube Web UI Tested

02/10/2014, YouTube, a property of Internet search giant Google, has certainly done its fair share of work to improve the mobile versions of its products and services. In theory, these web versions of their products will be able to run on just about any HTML5 browser...

Google Search Update Puts YouTube Videos Front And Center

02/06/2014, Google is the widely used online search engine in the world, and the company now does so much more than letting you search for anything and everything. YouTube is another one of Google’s highly successful online properties and today a new Google...

Susan Wojcicki To Head YouTube Division

02/05/2014, Google executive Susan Wojcicki has just been given a promotion, where she is now the new head of Google’s YouTube video business, at least according to Reuters, whose sources happen to be close to the matter. This particular promotion will see...

Google Cracks Down On YouTube ‘Fraudulent Views’

02/05/2014, The presence you command on the internet can usually be summed up in a few numbers, the number of followers you have on Twitter, number of likes your business’s page has on Facebook and the number of views your videos have on YouTube, there are just...

Woman Shoots Eating Videos On YouTube, Makes A Living From It

02/04/2014, As a YouTube user, are there ways for you to be able to monetize the amount of time that you spend there? If you are a certain Park Seo-yeon, then the answer is a resounding “Yes!” In fact, she is currently pulling in approximately $9,000 a month from...

Google Video Quality Report Tests Your ISP’s Connection Speed

01/21/2014, Do you remember the old days of a 14.4kbps modem with all the screeching that it made just to get connected to the Internet? Well, in this day and age, we have places like South Korea offering a whopping 300Mbps LTE-A connection for mobile devices, which...

EA Paid YouTube Video Producers For Next-Gen Game Promotions

01/21/2014, Electronic Arts (EA) has taken the very same road that Microsoft did, by paying YouTube video producers in order for them to post footage of its games, where among the titles include Battlefield 4 and Need for Speed Rivals, at least this was what was...

YouTube Launches New Tool To Manage Comments

01/14/2014, Ever since Google+ was baked into YouTube, the commenting system went through a radical change, ill-received change that became the subject of widespread criticism. Not only does the new system require using Google+ profiles to post a comment, but it...

YouTube Now Available On The Roku 3

12/17/2013, Since Christmas is the season of giving, here we are with word that the YouTube channel is now available over on the Roke 3 player, and it will take into effect for folks who happen to live in the U.S. Canada, U.K. and the Republic of Ireland. As for...