Category Archives: Video Services

YouTube Trash For Cash

Meet the angry gaming YouTubers who turn outrage into views How to make a successful video on one of the internet’s most popular sites: Step 1: Find something to be angry about. Go to online forums, track what’s hot on … Continue reading

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Jarring New YouTube Behavior

What: In an effort to make YouTube easier to use for, I suppose, absolute idiots, the left sidebar has been changed to that UI-breaking minimalism. How does it break UI? No more History listed as an item. But when someone … Continue reading

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New YouTube Behavior: Playlist PopUp

It’s shorter than the prior version. Now has an X in the upper right corner to dismiss it. I still don’t like the way this is handled. I have a ton of Playlists and it’s a real PITA to scroll … Continue reading

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YouTube Originals? Nah.

YouTube Bows Out of Hollywood Arms Race With Netflix and Amazon YouTube has canceled plans for high-end dramas and comedies, people with knowledge of the matter said, a pullback from its grand ambitions for a paid service with Hollywood-quality shows. … Continue reading

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YouTube History Lies

Went looking for a video I knew I watched. It should be there in my History list and Search should have immediately disgorged it from the ever-increasing list. It did not. It’s as if I never saw it! Come on, … Continue reading

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Bizarre WTF YouTube Behavior

Got this just now: My Channel, such as it is, has 3,047 subscribers. I don’t know why. It’s a weird motley of subjects. And since I’m not on camera (a blessing for viewers!) or even narrating any of them (another … Continue reading

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New YouTube Behavior: Desktop MiniPlayer

I’m probably the last person to even notice this … Clicking the icon in the yellow circle …

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New YouTube Behavior: Comment Notifications

I used to be able to right-click on a Comment reply and open the video in a new tab. Not anymore:

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YouTube Versus Quibi: Fight!

Netflix’s biggest competition isn’t sleep — It’s YouTube Jeffrey Katzenberg must be happy after reading this paragraph: “I think one of the main reasons YouTube is so successful in emerging markets is that it is more mobile-centric. Short-form video lends … Continue reading

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More News About Quibi

Still a year away from launch, Meg Whitman and Jeffrey Katzenberg’s Quibi keeps adding talent The latest marquee director to sign on the dotted line with Quibi is Catherine Hardwicke, who will be helming a story around the creation of … Continue reading

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