YouTube Unveils Face Blurring Technology To Users

Want to upload your video of your kid for publicly available on YouTube? But worried about losing privacy?  Google’s YouTube has unveiled a new face blurring technology that will allow you obscure faces with a click. Announcing the face blurring tool to YouTube users in a blogpost, YouTube said that Whether you want to share [...]

Top 10 Most Watched YouTube Videos in 2011: YouTube Rewind 2011

YouTube announced the list of top 10 most watched videos of this year 2011. Google compiled this list by looking at the global view counts of videos uploaded this year. Rebecca Black’s Friday video came on top of the top 10 most watched videos in 2011. And it is probably not that surprising as Rebecca [...]

YouTube Videos to Get Creative Commons License

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YouTube announced that it is bringing in Creative Commons license to YouTuve videos to raise the bar on user creativity. Creative Commons is a nonprofit organization that develops and supports infrastructure to maximize digital creativity, sharing, and innovation. Under Creative Commons License, one can easily share, remix, and reuse YouTube Videos legally. Unveiling Creative Common [...]

YouTube Turns Six and Hits Two Days Worth of Video Uploaded Every Minute

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YouTube turned six years old. Celebrating YouTube’s birthday, Google thanked the YouTube Community for its amazing birthday presents.  Google said as of today more than 48 hours worth of video are being uploaded every second. The YouTube video upload saw a 37% increase over the last six months and over 100% increase when compared to [...]

Yahoo Sells Delicious to YouTube Founders

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Yahoo announced that it has finally found somebody who is ready to take care of its Delicious. Yahoo has been looking to sell the social bookmarking site for a while and finally Delicious found a home with the two YouTube founders,Chad Hurley and Steve Chen. Delicious becomes part of YouTube founders’ internet company AVOS.  The [...]

YouTube Celebrates TED’s “Ads Worth Spreading” Winners

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Earlier this month TED, an organization working hard to spread “ideas worth spreading” announced 10 winners of “Ads Worth Spreading” at the TED conference. Yesterday, YouTube highlighted the 10 ads worth spreading in its site and blog and explained the process of selecting the 10 winners. YouTube said the call for “Ads Worth Spreading” began [...]

YouTube Acquires Green Parrot Pictures, a Digital Video Technology Startup

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Google’s YouTube announced that it is acquiring an Ireland based digital video technology company, Green Parrot Pictures to improve the low quality videos at YouTube. Green Parrot Pictures is a Dublin based company founded in 2004 by Anil Kokaram, a professor at the Engineering School of Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland. Green Parrot Pictures has [...]

Google Acquires fflick for YouTube

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Google’s YouTube announced that it is acquiring fflick. fflick is a small startup company that offers a social recommendation system for what movies to watch based on tweets. The acquisition of fflick by Google was reported by TechCrunch and Google announced it within a day. fflick on its website said “we are taking what you [...]

2010 Nobel Prize Winner Announcements Live on YouTube

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Nobel foundation announced that the announcement of Nobel Prize winners for 2010 can be watched live on its YouTube channel www.youtube.com/thenobelprize. The YouTube channel will also have exclusive interviews with Nobel Committee members. In addition, the users also get a great opportunity to ask questions to the 2010 Nobel Prize winners. The announcement videos will [...]