As YouTube works to update the UI, the designers need to make sure form follows function or risk getting into a shouting match with the site’s users.
Zapatou’s epic Youtube mashup of Adele’s “Rolling in the Deep” has been viewed 3,108,603 times.
Susan Wojcicki, who formerly oversaw ads and commerce at Google, is taking the top spot at YouTube.
There are millions of opportunities to monetize every search, view and every click on YouTube. Neither YouTube nor advertisers are willing to waste any of those opportunities on bots or scams.
Despite the fact that YouTube gets larger and more dominant every year, the pie is getting smaller as everyone fights for a piece.
This new form of payola undermines the credibility of the YouTube creators and, ultimately, the ability of the to generate and leverage the trust necessary to build viewer engagement.
During the 48 hour charity event on December 17-19th, YouTube will be overrun with benevolent spam, with the goal to raise funds for 10 lucky charities.
A test-run of the new pre-screening system on YouTube, results in thousands of the site’s most popular creator’s videos being flagged incorrectly.
Will bulk moderation and automatic filtering of ASCII porn be enough to save the YouTube comment system from the spam backlash of G+ intergration?
Spend any time on YouTube and you too will run into ads that seem wildly off topic for your interests, 30 seconds long and unskippable.