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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 Flags Cat Purring Video For Copyright Infringement

02/12/2015, As one of the biggest online video websites YouTube has a growing copyright infringement problem. This is the reason why YouTube has a pretty powerful automatic takedown tool which detects and flags alleged copyright infringement and then sends videos to...

Porn Uploaded And Disguised On YouTube Using Irish Language Titles

02/11/2015, All sorts of videos can be found on YouTube, ranging from funny, weird, touching, and every once in a while you might come across a rather racy video which isn’t explicit, but not exactly safe for work either. Given how strict YouTube is and how fast...

YouTube Reportedly Working On Experimental YouTube Radio Feature

02/11/2015, YouTube Mix is a pretty great feature for those who want to watch plenty of music videos at the recommendation of YouTube. For those unfamiliar with the feature, basically YouTube Mix creates a playlist of videos that they think you might enjoy based on...

Choose Your View In YouTube

02/04/2015, For those of you who have followed the broadcast of sporting events in the past few decades, you would clearly have seen the evolution of making the huge jump from black and white to color, and then when you thought that color was the bee’s knees, along...

YouTube Now Defaults To HTML5

01/27/2015, In the past, YouTube used to rely on Flash to play their videos, but as time progressed and as technology advanced and web standards changed, YouTube began to rely on HTML5 instead. The only reason YouTube didn’t make the switch entirely is because back...

NFL Video Highlights To Arrive On YouTube And Google

01/26/2015, Surely there was no general, all round good feeling when ironed out a deal with the NFL that allowed the social network to play video clips before YouTube, but it seems that the folks over at Google have not actually given up in any way. In fact, Google...

YouTube Competitor Vessel Opens Its Beta To The Public

01/22/2015, There have been many companies who have created video websites that claim to be the next YouTube, although safe to say that at the end of the day, YouTube is still the default website that people turn to for their online video needs. However Hulu’s...

YouTube Super Bowl Half Time Show Will Feature Fake Ads And Stunts

01/20/2015, You hardly ever want to get up from in front of the TV during the Super Bowl but when the halftime show rolls in that’s usually when you quickly make a trip to the loo and get some more snacks and drinks. Its not like everyone who watches the Super...

YouTube Android APK Teardown Reveals Incoming Filters

01/20/2015, Capturing clean and crystal clear videos is a priority for many a videographer, however during the editing process, perhaps you’d like to toss in a filter or two to give the video a different look. Maybe you want it to be black and white, maybe you want...

YouTube AdBlitz Signals Start Of Super Bowl Ad Season

01/19/2015, It looks like the YouTube AdBlitz is back – and this is deemed to be the start of the Super Bowl ad season, now how about that? In fact, over 6.3 million hours’ worth of Super Bowl ads were watched on YouTube in 2014, which is a whole lot of...

Microsoft Studios Allows Users To Monetize Gameplay Footage

01/11/2015, Gameplay videos are increasingly becoming popular. There is a dedicated community of people who create and watch such videos, and it continues to grow with each passing day. Microsoft Studios has seen this trend and adapted accordingly. It will now allow...

The Interview Tops YouTube’s Most Popular Charts, For Now

12/26/2014, After debating how and whether or not to release The Interview, Sony Pictures has decided to release the movie online where users could watch it from a variety of different sources, such as Google Play, SeeTheInterview.com, Xbox Video, and YouTube Movies....