Vobile is a content identification company that has acquired video analytics startup called Blayze in order to better target YouTube networks and other publishers. Both of Blayze’s co-founders will join Vobile and will establish a new L.A. office. The acquisition is part cash and part stock.
I found a video on Reddit where a homeless man was given a fake winning lottery ticket. The staff at the gas station was given some money to give to the homeless man in exchange for the fake lottery ticket. I’m not going to reveal the amount given in this article to prevent spoilers. But what the homeless man does immediately after receiving the money is truly heartwarming. Check out the video above as put together by MagicOfRahat.
David after Dentist… Charlie Bit My Finger… Double Rainbow Guy… Keyboard Cat… You may recognize some of these YouTube memes. What if they were turned into Hollywood movie trailers that started with “In a world…” Jimmy Kimmel and several celebrities have put together some hilarious skits that highlight the YouTube memes in a Hollywood trailer format. Check them all out here:
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Mmmmm donuts. Adrian Anchondo has put together a hilarious parody of one of Beyonce’s newest singles: Drunk In Love. This parody video is called Dunkin Love. The parody video hit over 260,000 views since going live on Feb. 25th.
Vsauce3, one of my favorite YouTube channels, has released this new video containing 6 Xbox One facts using stop-motion. The video opens up the Xbox One hardware and shows the facts on pieces of paper. Check out the video above.
YouTube and movie studio company DreamWorks is partnering to launch a new five-minute daily program called YouTube Nation. The show will highlight viral content of the day at Ultra HD quality. YouTube Nation will be launching today at 11AM ET and new episodes will follow every weekday at 9PM ET.
At CES in Las Vegas, YouTube will be showing off 4K video. YouTube will be demonstrating the ultra high-definition streaming based on VP9, which is a royalty-free codec that Google has created as an alternative to the H.265 video codec. VP9 is a successor to VP8, which is another royalty-free alternative to commercial video formats that was established by Google. Google released VP8 in 2008.