We’ve put together a list of the top 10 YouTube-made stars of 2011. The list includes some serious talent, as well as a few people that achieved YouTube fame for some not-so-nice reasons. Who is your favorite YouTube-made star of 2011?
Archives: December 2011
This New Years Eve when the clock strikes midnight, snap a picture of yourself and submit it to Project Midnight to be part of the biggest crowd sourced New Years Eve project in history.
There’s nothing like a good old-fashioned compilation video to help you relive the past year, remember all the major trends, popular movies, viral videos, music and more. That’s why we’ve put together a list of 11 of the best 2011 year in review videos so that you can look back on the last year, remember all the good times (and the not-so-pleasant ones) as you prepare to ring in 2012.
In 2012 a new sport will be streaming live on YouTube—professional bull riding! YouTube reports that starting next month the over 100 million worldwide Professional Bull Riders (PBR) fans will be able to watch this classic sport live.
“WTF?! I wanted an iPad. WTF?! I wanted a car.” So begins the latest hit YouTube song from Jonathan Mann, who has been writing, recording, producing and uploading a song (and a video) every day for more than 1000 days. The song’s lyrics are made up of disgruntled tweets from people who are pissed off that they didn’t get an iPhone, iPad or car for Christmas.
Here’s a video to make you laugh on your way out the door this holiday weekend.
The makes of Fruit Ninja have recently started working on a cat version. They posted this video of one of their cats playing the game. This cat is fairly good, and he achieved a score of 128. That’s actually higher than I can do.
The video is after the break. I’ve watched it again, and I really think the cat knows what he’s doing. Well, perhaps not the slicing, but the cat is trying to attack the flying fruit.
I’m on the web 24/7. In a stylistic futuristic science fiction novel they’d say I had a third eye connected to the information dimension.
Recently, I’ve been on the hunt for a new staff writer, and one of the questions I asked of my candidates was whether they used Google Alerts. This is a must for any news-junkie or reporter, and it led me to put together this list of 5 fastest ways to use social media to get the latest news.
If your credit cards haven’t melted yet then I have a deal for you.
1SaleADay has Toshiba’s 10″ Android tablet on sale today. This is a powerful premium tablet running the latest version of Android on a dual core Tegra2 CPU. It comes with 32GB Flash storage, an SD card slot, Wifi/BT/GPS. It even has a pair of cameras (5MP and 2MP) as well as a microphone and it can even record 720p video.
This is a refurbished unit, not new, but it comes with the manufacturer’s warranty. This tablet sells for $480 on Amazon, so today’s deal is a good one. It’s even better than the price asked for the Thrive when it showed up on Ebay earlier this week.
There were dozens of major events that sent Twitter into a frenzy this year, from baby announcements to natural disasters. And many of these events set their own tweets-per-second records: thousands of tweets sent by thousands of Twitter users at one time.
Today’s free app of the day is Times Square Official New Year’s Eve Ball App 2012.
The app will help you ring includes live coverage of Times Square on New Year’s Eve as well as a countdown clock. It also lets you share photos and ecards with friends.
iTunes has more: “Join millions of revelers around the world to celebrate New Year’s Eve LIVE. The Official Times Square Ball App is your exclusive access to be part of the activities in Times Square as you watch the LIVE co-hosted official show featuring opening ceremonies, musical performances, celebrity appearances, hourly countdowns and the midnight Ball Drop!”
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