It's hard to imagine that YouTube, as ubiquitous and gigantic as it is, has never turned a profit. But that's exactly what a new report explains, alongside the myriad challenges that the site faces.
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YouTube is launching a new children-friendly Android application next week which will allow minors to search the video-sharing website in a safe environment under the supervision of their parents.
One user discovered a loophole in YouTube's automatic word filtering for unsavoury content and promptly uploaded around twenty pornographic videos *cue canned laughter*
YouTube has been working on a number of new features for its videos, and the latest experiment involves adding the ability to watch a concert or a sports game from multiple angles.
YouTube has made a big move in moving their content over to the HTML5 player. While available for many years as an experiment, the standards' based player is now the default option on the web.
As of January 2015, Microsoft Studios has changed its policy, allowing users to stream gameplay footage of the company's titles and monetize it via popular platforms, if they follow a few rules.
Twitter's upcoming video service, a potential competitor to industry giant YouTube, is only a few short weeks away - and once launched, will allow users to edit and post lengthy videos.
Tomorrow HTC will update the Android app for the RE camera which will now allow users to livestream their adventures directly through YouTube and share them with anyone, anywhere.
Google's video streaming service has promised it will roll-out support for 360-degree video in the following weeks. Now users will be able to immerse themselves fully in whatever they're watching.
Twitter is rolling out new features left and right and it looks like the company has big plans for its video service even going as far as building a direct competitor to Google's YouTube.
Sony has revealed that the controversial movie, 'The Interview', made $15 million through YouTube, Google Play, Xbox Video and its own website, and now it's available through Apple's iTunes.
"The Interview" release has been a back and forth for Sony, but the movie probably did a lot better than you think and streaming the movie proves to be a real test for premium VOD.
After a tip-off by the Google, the FBI has managed to locate and arrest a Colorado man with the screen-name "Vets Hunting Cops" for posting an online threat about killing police officers on YouTube.
Later today, the movie 'The Interview' will stream online via YouTube, Google Play, Xbox Video and its own website, after Sony made last minute deals.
YouTube is trying out some new features with a very select few users. Autoplaying videos is supposed to boost watch time, and no doubt ad revenue, while GIF sharing makes sharing videos more fun.
YouTube has a new feature that lets you view videos temporarily in offline mode to ease viewing access for slow internet connections. A few Asian countries gets their hands first on this new feature.
While we get ready to close out the year, YouTube has unveiled a video that hopes to encapsulate some of the best moments, memes, and people that made 2014.
Google is going to launch child-friendly versions of its most popular services sometime next year. These will supposedly only return content appropriate for kids and will limit chances of mishaps.
While we know that Microsoft intends to unify both the Windows Phone and Windows Store with the release of Windows 10, that hasn't stopped Microsoft from promoting it ahead of time.
After months of rumors and speculation, YouTube has finally announced its subscription service, Music Key beta, and for a limited time, the service will be available for $7.99 a month.
In an attempt to take on the likes of Spotify, Deezer and Beats music, YouTube is aligning itself as a paid for music streaming service. And we could see it launch within a matter of weeks.
Susan Wojcicki, CEO of YouTube, has confirmed that the company is still "working on" its long-awaited music subscription service, adding that she is "optimistic that you can see it soon."
Did you watch something on YouTube during the past couple of months? If you have, you could be infected with a malicious rootkit. According to reports, over 100,000 people have been infected.
Microsoft, in an attempt to have comments deleted from YouTube that contained stolen Windows keys, has accidentally caused a mass removal of Windows videos from the video sharing platform.
Google has just announced that YouTube users in India will soon be able to download and replay videos at their convenience. This is a whole new model for YouTube, one that many people hope catches on.
It seems Siri can't catch a break. Ever since Cortana arrived and consistently proved she can do better than Apple's assistant, Microsoft has been happily pointing this out in its commercials.
It looks like YouTube might not be making a play for the streaming video website Twitch.tv. Instead, Amazon will be reportedly purchasing the company for over a $1billion dollars.
Microsoft's Xbox One is the first device to get Google's new-look interface for TV-sized displays, with a new app rolling out to the console now, and heading to other devices in the weeks ahead.
Google has made changes to its YouTube app on Android to introduce playback support for 1440p content, allowing devices with Quad HD screens to stream and display video at their full resolution.
Google's $1bn acquisition of popular gaming video-streaming service Twitch has reportedly been finalized, and although the companies have not yet confirmed it, the deal could be announced soon.
A boy got the shock of his life recently after turning on his Xbox after a decade. He discovered his late father's ghost car, which was recorded when he clocked the best time on a rally game.
Youtube is getting some cool new features in the near future including support for high framerate videos as well as direct money donations from fans to their favorite channels.
YouTube confirms that, "in a matter of days", it will remove videos from its site from artists such as Adele and Arctic Monkeys who haven't agreed to its terms for its new music subscription service.
Officials in Iraq have reportedly blocked access to all social media sites, including Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, in an attempt to hinder Jihadist militants who are slowly moving towards Baghdad.
In an effort to make creator channels more meaningful, YouTube will be implementing a new system that automatically removes suspended accounts from the subscriber count of those channels.
YouTube is under fire for offering artists and music labels "probably the lowest rates in the business" for its new music service, and threatening to remove their videos if they refuse the terms.
The Turkish government's ban on YouTube has been lifted, for the third time. Users can now, without the need for a workaround, watch all the angry cats and pranks gone wrong they can tolerate!
The music video for PSY's hit pop song Gangnam Style has reached another milestone on YouTube, becoming the first clip on the site to reach and exceed 2 billion views.
A new report also claims that not only will game streaming video service Twitch will be bought by Google-owned YouTube for $1 billion but that it had rejected a similar offer from Microsoft.
Variety is reporting, via unnamed sources, that YouTube has bought the gaming-themed streaming video service Twitch for $1 billion in cash in a deal which will be revealed soon.
Microsoft will update its YouTube app for the Xbox One on Tuesday that will enable owners to upload gameplay footage from the console directly to their YouTube channel.
Yahoo! may be launching a video-sharing site to rival the likes of YouTube, according to anonymous sources. The plan could see famous YouTube stars being offered contracts to move to the new site.
Since the court reversal regarding Twitter, the latest development is that Turkey is now banning Google's popular video site, Youtube.
Google says that it is rolling out support of the WebP image format across its websites, including YouTube, claiming that it reduces file sizes as well as load time for web pages.
Google and Viacom jointly announced today they have settled their copyright infringement court battle surrounding the YouTube service that started in 2007. Terms of the deal were not revealed.
Orange CEO Stéphane Richard claimed today in a TV interview that his company was in partnership talks with Microsoft concerning Orange's video streaming website Dailymotion.
YouTube has announced that it has started the rollout of its website which has been redesigned to give the users a cleaner interface and to make it easier to find and manage playlists.
Microsoft now claims that it did not know the details about Machinima's contract with YouTube channels to promote the Xbox One and asked them to add disclaimers to those clips.
In a bout of attempted stealth marketing, Microsoft has taken it upon itself to offer popular YouTubers money in exchange for covertly plugging the Xbox One.
Today, YouTube has announced their new daily web show, YouTube Nation - a channel dedicated to content discovery, produced by DreamWorks and hosted by HuffPost Live founder Jacob Soboroff.