Another insider glimpse into the web video business, this time with a focus on the lack of transparency in the YouTube industry.
Thin-skinned vigilantes have gotten a woman fired for goofing around and now are threatening her life.
South Korean pop singer Psy’s “Gangnam Style” has become the most-viewed YouTube video ever, dethroning Justin Bieber’s “Baby” by 24 million views Sunday.
The Onion takes aim at our “Social Media Economy” – including branded Facebook pages and social media consultants – in their latest installment of Onion Talks.
Twitter currently has no clause in its Terms of Service regarding hate speech. Could it take a lesson from YouTube?
A 1991 news report about parents angry over Super Nintendo shows little has changed in 20 years.
We take a look at the highest performing performing premium channels as Google prepares a second round of investments. (The other channels? Well, they can bugger off.)
Hello There, Racists! is the hot new Tumblr everyone is talking about on Twitter.
Jezebel violates established journalistic ethics and harasses high school students for racist tweets they made while the president was being re-elected.
Livestreaming Call of Duty: Black Ops II onto YouTube is big news for the eSports scene and the lucrative gaming-commentary industry.
Given the Internet’s prevalence in our society, there is a real need to define our code of digital ethics including an update to privacy.
Election night win proves gamers can be state senators too.
2012 is the year of the political GIF. Not just for Internet forum users, now established journalists and even Presidents are using this venerable image format to convey instant commentary.
What’s the point in being a troll if everyone is doing it, or at least writing about it?
YouTube revamps its front page layout, playlists, commenting and sharing system, among other changes in… “Secret YouTube 2012.”
The Internet firestorm sparked by Gawker reporter Adrian Chen publicly outing influential Reddit troll a Violentacrez as Michael Brutsch two weeks ago is being called the “best story of the Web.” But what is really going on here, and what does it mean?
Your smartphone is a nasty, filthy, disgusting petri dish of death. But you knew that.
Ray William Johnson, the world’s most successful YouTuber, announced he is leaving his signed network Maker Studios earlier this week via video. The news sent the YouTube-o-sphere abuzz with gossip as both Johnson and Maker Studios are citing wildly different reasons for his departure. Almost everyone believes Johnson’s side of the story…
The world has just gotten a cool new free virtual museum, the one that Google built.
This is what national, presidential-election-year political campaigns do now: They make little prank websites to undermine their opponents. It’s the tech-savvy, 21st Century equivalent of a TV attack ad.