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YouTube To Pay 1 Billion for Twitch – Cornering the Gameplay Market in One Easy Step

The online media world is swirling with rumors that YouTube is preparing to announce the acquisition of popular video game streaming platform Twitch. The deal, reportedly an all-cash offer of $1 billion, would be the largest in YouTube’s history. Formerly known as Justin.TV, the Twitch platform is

Bing Chen Leaves YouTube – Is His “Stealth Startup” Code for Yahoo?

Life on and around YouTube is changing rapidly. It seems like only yesterday that Google acquired the video site and instituted its partner program to allow content creators to share in the ad revenue generated by their videos. Today some of those same content creators adorn billboards

2014 Digital Content NewFronts Schedule Unveiled

This week kicks off the Interactive Advertising Bureau’s 2014 Digital Content NewFronts. Taking a page from television’s annual Upfronts leaders in the online video industry will gather in New York City for an expanded two weeks schedule of presentations featuring their latest content and advertising strategies. The

Jimmy Fallon’s Tonight Show Hits 3 Million Subs – Why It Matters for Mainstream TV

If you still need proof that YouTube and online video are making inroads into the strongholds of mainstream media, look no further than Jimmy Fallon. The new host of the Tonight Show has a mainstream media pedigree second to none. A former cast member on Saturday Night

Recovering from a 4-month case of The Online Video Doldrums

I stopped writing about online video/YouTube/Teh Interwebz cold-turkey in August after covering it pretty much every day for three and a half years, and I figured it was high time to offer up an explanation.

A Look into the Perks of Being a Fullscreen Creator

Today online video network Fullscreen announced the launch of their brand new Fullscreen Creator Platform, and with it they've provided a super transparent overview of all the perks they make available to their creators.

DC-Area Online Video Peeps: Join Us Next Thursday for TubeGeeks Meetup

Ladies and gents in the DC area that are into creating online videos, watching online videos, or work in the online video industry are invited to join us for our upcoming TubeGeeks Meetup at 6pm next Thursday, May 23, at Penn Social at 801 E Street NW.

DC Online Video Peeps: Join Us For TubeGeeks Meetup Thursday 7PM

If you’re an online video creator or enthusiast in the DC-area, join us this Thursday, February 21, at 7PM for our TubeGeeks Meetup.  We’ll be getting together at Spider Kelly’s in Clarendon–to find us, just look for the totally rad TubeGeeks table tent and glasses.

Introducing TubeGeeks Meetup: DC Area Kickoff This Thursday

Happy Monday, folks!  It’s been awhile, but I’m excited to announce that TubeGeeks is getting back into gear and we’ve got some exciting news.  We’ve partnered with the awesome dudes at Sapunda, a DC area social media startup, to bring you TubeGeeks Meetup, a new group for