Turkey lifted its nationwide ban on Twitter after the social media site agreed to take down images and accounts related to an Istanbul prosecutor's abduction. The ban on YouTube, however, is still in effect.
In just a few months, indie drama Money and Violence has become a YouTube phenomenon, with more than 13 million views, and counting. But what's next? To find out, we spoke with the creator of "Money and Violence," Moise Verneau.
Google was close to buying game-streaming startup up Twitch last year, but in the end Amazon inked a deal. Apparently still interested in the space, Google-owned YouTube is reportedly developing a Twitch competitor for launch later this year.
After launching an invite-only beta earlier this year, Vessel, the new subscription video website from former Hulu CEO Jason Kilar, is now officially open to the public. Sign up in the next 72 hours for a free one-year subscription.
YouTube's annoying annotations are finally getting a less pesky replacement: cards. The cards look much nicer than the annotations, and you can even make them go away, if you don't want them cluttering up your view.
While YouTube is synonymous with web video for most people, increasing pressure from competitors like Vimeo and start-up Vessel have the company considering a subscription video on demand service, similar to its Music Key service.