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While you read this, I will be covering a tabletop gaming event up in the area of Minneapolis. In fact, much of this was written early in the week as I had a six-and-a-half-hour bus ride on Thursday.
Continued here: Weekly Online Video News Roundup - The Up North Edition
At an 8,000 attendee or so convention replete with some of the biggest online video celebrities on the planet and dominated by the world’s largest video sharing site, you may think it’s difficult for an online video platform whose name doesn’t rhyme with “YouTube” to garner any kind of attention. You may think it, but you shouldn’t. VYou is doing a great job at finding the spotlight.Excerpt from:
Maker Studios just announced moments ago that they signed Snoop Dogg and his YouTube channel
Blip Networks has now entered the production game. Blip CEO Kelly Day hinted last May the company would start funding and/or producing its own online original videos and series
Robert Kyncl , Global Head of Content at YouTube, announced In New York City at the YouTube Brandcast earlier this year his company would commit $200 million towards marketing the channels within the $100 Million YouTube Originals Initiative across the YouTube and Goolgle Display Networks.Follow this link: YouTube Wants to Share its $200 Million Marketing Budget With You
The YouTube blog announced today the ability to change how you appear on YouTube, with the chance to use your real name along with any photo you associate with yourself through Google Plus.
Earlier this week on our weekly Reel Web video, Tim mentioned how YouTube's new Partner Product Bulletin announced the ability to link your website to your channel.
Tom Pickett wasn’t the only YouTube executive to reveal big news at YouTube’s closing keynote at the end of VidCon 2012’s Industry Day . Tim Shey , Director of the YouTube Next Lab at Google, gave the crowd predominantly comprised of online video content creators something shiny to look at, yearn for, and/or hang on their wallsSee the article here: YouTube Gives 24-Karat Gold ‘Play Button’ to Channels with 1M+ Subs