Katie went on: "Oh you want to go to Milton Keynes, the indoor skiing, that's random. Obviously Harvey has decided to interupt. Me talking about going down cliffs and now he wants to go skiing. … [Read more...] about Katie Price’s son Harvey interrupts her YouTube video with urgent request to go skiing
YOUTUBE'S first-ever video was uploaded 15 years ago – on April 23, 2005. It was a clip posted by YouTube co-founder Jawed Karim, marking the beginning of the website's rapid and unstoppable rise to internet dominance. The video is titled "Me at the zoo", and is geo-tagged to San Diego. In the clip, Karim gives a short speech to camera in very low video quality by today's standards. He's standing in a zoo talking about elephants, who can be seen in the background. YouTube's inaugural video has now been viewed more than 90.2million times. It's received nearly 3million likes and has racked up more around 5.3million comments. Karim met fellow YouTube co-founders Steven Chen and Chad Hurley while working at PayPal. The trio went on to create YouTube, although Karim was officially an adviser to the site – rather than being an employee. He remained relatively unknown until Google purchased YouTube in 2006. Karim received 137,443 shares of stock, which was worth roughly $64million … [Read more...] about YouTube adds new ‘Chapters’ feature that let you skip through to best bits of a video
It's ranked as the second most popular website in the world by web traffic and, thankfully, it looks much better these days. … [Read more...] about Original Facebook, YouTube and Google – here’s what all your favourite apps USED to look like
YouTube wants labels to make their entire catalogues available to stream on both its premium and free services – videos and audio recordings alike – while setting them all to have ads shown in and around them. That would be problematic for artists who want to withhold their music from YouTube, as some have done from streaming service Spotify. … [Read more...] about YouTube’s proposed music contract with indie labels published online
Why does it matter if Spotify can or can’t go public or be bought for billions of dollars? “If Spotify can’t have a big exit, the doubts that are already there around digital music could become potentially fatal,” he says, noting that other digital entertainment areas, like mobile games, have seen plenty of such exits. … [Read more...] about Streaming music: what next for Apple, YouTube, Spotify… and musicians?