At the age of 14, it turns out Marcus Butler was already a music curator in the making. “I used to be the kid that would do everyone’s iPods at school,” he says. Friends revered his taste so highly that they’d pay him 5 pounds, and he’d install his favorite songs onto their devices. Show More Summary
A week before the start of VidCon, the conference’s co-founder, Hank Green, announced the Internet Creators Guild. The ICG is a body that represents and protects online video content creators by providing them with the resources they need to protect their work and make a living of it -- and now, it’s open for business. Show More Summary
About a year after it announced a big slate of digital series, Time Inc is deepening its web video operation. At VidCon, the publishing company introduced Instant, a new website designed for mobile use and stocked with content created...Show More Summary
Jimmy Kimmel has had a somewhat contentious relationship with certain members of the YouTube community in the past. But this week, ahead of VidCon, the late night host paid tribute to digital stars by inviting a handful to participate...Show More Summary
YouTube’s 'Holy Trinity' announced this evening at VidCon that Dirty 30, the highly-anticipated follow-up to their debut film Camp Takota, will be released digitally and in select theaters on September 23. Four days later, a DVD of the...Show More Summary
Last year, YouTube celebrated its tenth birthday, and since then, some of the video site’s most resilient creators have reached that milestone for their own channels. During a panel at VidCon, four of YouTube’s most-tenured stars --Show More Summary
As the distribution of digital media has diversified, more opportunities have emerged for content thieves who wish to re-upload videos and claim resulting ad revenue for themselves. This infringing process, which CGP Grey and Brady Haran...Show More Summary
Smosh stars Anthony Padilla and Ian Hecox are hopping on the ever-buzzy live video bandwagon. The duo announced at VidCon this afternoon that they will star in their first-ever live sketch comedy show, titled Smosh Live!. Featuring all-new...Show More Summary
YouTube's infamous comment section has gained a reputation as a breeding ground for hate, abuse, and many other unsavory things, but a series of upcoming changes could make it a more pleasant environment for creators and their fans.Show More Summary
Yesterday at VidCon, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson superfan Lilly Singh announced that the semi-retired professional wrestler’s YouTube channel is set to premiere on July 18.... Visit Tubefilter for more great stories.
YouTube has remained rather mum on the success of YouTube Red thus far. But during her keynote address at VidCon this evening, CEO Susan Wojcicki offered a glimpse into the success of the initiative. Wojcicki said that more than half...Show More Summary
As live streaming apps become increasingly popular, YouTube is looking to stay up-to-date. At VidCon, the video site announced a new feature on its mobile app that lets users stream footage directly from their smartphones and tablets. Users...Show More Summary
Amid a growing fleet of livestreaming products on today’s market -- including Periscope, YouNow, and Meerkat -- what differentiates Facebook Live is the ability to watch and share broadcasts with friends, said the company's director of video, Fidji Somo, onstage today at VidCon. Show More Summary
If you're a creator who makes content for any kind of distribution (whether it be a feature film, a theatrical play, a TV program, or some kind of online video) the success or failure of that content can be dependent upon the mechanics of the distribution mechanism. Show More Summary
Jack Baran is evolving into one of YouTube's most versatile vloggers. The 19-year-old from Fairfield, Connecticut creates videos on his thatsojack YouTube channel, where he has more than 1.6 million subscribers. His content covers aShow More Summary
In his opening remarks at the seventh annual VidCon gathering this morning here in Anaheim, Calif., the event’s co-founder, John Green, delivered a fascinating -- and seemingly counterintuitive -- thesis: going viral and amassing subscribers and views, he said, isn’t necessarily a good thing. Show More Summary
In April, BuzzFeed announced its Development Partners program, through which it offered its homegrown stars new creative opportunities in exchange for a vow of exclusivity.... Visit Tubefilter for more great stories.
A little more than a year after its launch, Canvas Media Studios has raised a major funding round. The production company founded by Bernie Su and David Tochterman has announced a “significant” investment from Third Wave Capital andShow More Summary
Tubefilter and BBTV are taking over the racetrack for our 6th annual VidCon kickoff party! Drop in, hang out, and race with some of the... Visit Tubefilter for more great stories.
Vine heartthrob Cameron Dallas just landed his own reality show on Netflix. Dallas marks the second online influencer to be tapped to headline a series by the streaming giant following Haters Back Off, a scripted comedy starring Miranda...Show More Summary