Friday, December 7, 2012

Have you watched YouTube on your gaming console lately?

Just a bit of 'fyi', but you can now watch YouTube videos with an official YouTube app on literally any current generation video game console, including the recently released Wii U!

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Stuff Happening and Updates

Yeah, I haven't forgot about this place.  Don't worry about that (whoever you are).  Just click on the 'Read more' link right there for some recent news.

Sunday, August 5, 2012

Update to YouTube Captions Feature

The ability for YouTube to automatically generate captions for hearing impaired users was intended to open videos to an even wider audience. 

Thursday, August 2, 2012

A Bit Unrelated: A Contest

I've put together a small video contest over on NSider2.  If you like Mario and Portal, I suggest checking it out.

Thursday, July 19, 2012

YouTube Now Has Face Blurring Technology

It might not stop identity theft, but YouTube has recently added one of it's most unusual video editing tools yet.

Friday, May 25, 2012

YouTube Merch Store Available to All Partners. Eventually.

YouTube has decided to make the Merch Store feature available to all Partners, instead of just Musician channels.  Just don't be in a big hurry to set up shop...

Monday, May 21, 2012

Subscriber Count Update... Update

Earlier this year, YouTube announced changes to the current Subscriber count system, but the complete process had yet to occur.

Saturday, April 14, 2012

YouTube Partner Program Changes

The YouTube Partner Program has had it's critics since it's initial launch (I'm one of them), and the program itself has seen various changes as it's benefits became available to more users.  This week has marked a dramatic change on the definition of who is a Partner.

Friday, April 6, 2012

Looking at some new changes

The often discussed change to the newer YouTube channel designs is finally live.  If you are reading this, you probably already know that.

For those of you with YouTube accounts, have you noticed the change to the Settings page?  It's also gone through a makeover, though this change is more recent, and was much lower on the radar.  Thankfully most of the functionality is still there.

(No official blog post for this, at least not one I can find.  I think it was officially posted on Google+ somewhere, though.)

Saturday, February 11, 2012

A Bit of Advice Concerning YouTube Channel Designs

It shouldn't be too hard to find out that YouTube is forcing a change to it's channel designs soon, but how many people remember the channel design change from 2009?  If you remember the '09 change or not, there's something you should keep in mind when searching for information on YouTube's upcoming channel design change.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Changes to YouTube Subscriber Counts

Updated January 12th
YouTube is changing how Subscribers are being counted.  These changes are intended to remove inactive and closed accounts from total subscriber counts as well as improve techniques for preventing artificial inflation of subscriber counts.

Monday, January 9, 2012

Google and YouTube at CES 2012

Google and YouTube will be speaking and keynoting at this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Los Vegas.  Various booths will also be exhibiting some Google and YouTube products and demos. 

Read the official blog post for more information.