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YouTube might come to Nintendo Switch on November 8th
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You haven't had many options for streaming video on the Switch. There's Niconico in Japan, Hulu… and, well, that's about it. Another option might be right around the bend, however. In the wake of hints from this spring, people searching Nintendo…

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YouTube video embeds now include a 'Subscribe' button
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Up until now, if you saw a YouTube video you liked embedded in a website, you had to click through the video to YouTube's page in order to subscribe to that channel. Now, YouTube is making it a little easier for viewers to see the videos they want (a…

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Facebook follows Twitch and YouTube with launch of Premieres, live polls and fan badges
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Facebook today announced the global launch of Premieres, its new interactive video format that allows creators to pre-record a video for fans, then release it during a viewing window they choose, as more of a live event. The move follows YouTube’s introduction of a similar Premieres format just a few months ago. In addition, Facebook […]

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YouTube revamps its gaming homebase ahead of shutting down its Gaming app     – CNET
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And the YouTube Gaming app is going away.

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YouTube will now show vertical ads
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Over the past few months, YouTube has made watching vertical videos feel more natural on the platform. It first gave mobile users the ability watch full-sized vertical content without black bars last year before rolling out the feature to the web in…

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Google removes 58 accounts tied to Iran from YouTube and other sites     – CNET
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The disclosure comes after similar announcements from Facebook and Twitter days earlier.

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Google created a fake pizza brand to test out creative strategies for YouTube ads
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Google’s Unskippable Ads team has been testing ad effectiveness in a compelling new way: It created a fake pizza brand called Doctor Fork, used stock footage to create 33 ads and then served them up on YouTube and reached 20 million impressions. Ben Jones, creative director at Unskippable Labs, explained that there are certain axioms […]

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The Flourishing Business of Fake YouTube Views
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An anonymous reader shares a report: Martin Vassilev makes a good living selling fake views on YouTube videos. Working from home in Ottawa, he has sold about 15 million views so far this year, putting him on track to bring in more than $200,000, records show. Mr. Vassilev, 32, does not provide the views himself. […]

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YouTube Will Soon Pass Facebook As Second Biggest Website In US
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According to a new study from market research firm SimilarWeb, Facebook may cede its runner-up position to YouTube in the next two to three months. Currently, the top five most-visited websites in the U.S. are Google, Facebook, YouTube, Yahoo and Amazon, in that order. However, Facebook’s monthly page visits are declining rapidly, from 8.5 billion […]

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