Does Twitter’s Vine app have what it takes to become the Instagram of video? Or is six seconds just far too short?
East London fishmonger Muhammad Nazir or ‘One Pound Fish man’ as he’s also known, has released a Christmas single following a video of his catchy sales jingle went viral online.
YouTube has released a list of the top 10 most watched videos in 2012 today and has created a mashup which references and parodies the other top videos. Unsurprisingly, at the top of the list was Korean rapping sensation Psy’s Gangnam Style and the mashup is based around the Korean dance hit.
Basse Anderson from Norway has become a YouTube hit after his colleagues caught on video his startled reactions to their office-based pranks. Deemed the “most easily scared guy in the world,” poor Basse is frightened by even the tamest of tricks.
Google has one puzzle piece missing when it comes to its suite of cloud services, and that’s user-generated audio content. I took a look at what’s missing from Google’s offerings and how SoundCloud has the potential to fill the gap.
Facebook have begun aggressively ramping up efforts to rid the world’s largest social network of fake accounts and false likes, to provide more accurate and transparent user engagement numbers.
Take two siblings, perhaps one is eight and one is six. The first, let’s call him Rory, slaps his mother hard across the face at the dinner table.
Why use the near-infinite pool of free information out there on the world wide web for some kind of greater good, when we could watch a group of obnoxious pretty boys pissing people off on their way home from work?
YouTube users are to be allowed to edit and use content uploaded by others for the first time after the site confirmed it was to introduce the popular Creative Commons license globally.
Traditional broadcasters are having a tough time trying to keep their advertisers on board during this economic downturn. The last thing they need is for those clients to go away and, well, become broadcasters themselves.
That’s what’s happening though, and it’s going to grow. Philips, which ought to know something about telly, is leading the way. [...]
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