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YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley files countersuit against Kanye West and Kim Kardashian

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YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley has filed a countersuit against rapper Kanye West and his fiancé Kim Kardashian. West and Kardashian filed a lawsuit against Hurley for uploading video footage of West’s proposal and leaking it on his new video project called MixBit. Apparently, Hurley was not invited to the event, but he somehow “manipulated” his way in.
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Google Inc (GOOG): YouTube ad revenue forecasted to hit $5.6 billion for 2013

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Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) video subsidiary, YouTube.com, is expected to hit $5.6 billion in gross ad revenue for 2013, according to research company eMarketer. This is up from $3.7 billion in 2012. Based on this amount, YouTube’s revenue would equate to 11% of Google’s total ad revenues.
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Video: How will 3D printing change the world?


3D printing technology has been revolutionary in the healthcare, automotive, aerospace, and aviation sector. AsapScience has put together this interesting video of how 3D printing works and how it changes the world. Check out the video above.

Video: Disabled Stuntman Aaron Fotheringham Does Some Wicked Stunts


YouTube user Aaron Fotheringham has put together  this viral video where he does a bunch of stunts on skateboard ramps.  He takes some very nasty spills while doing it.  What’s unique about Fotheringham is that he is disabled and does all of the stunts in a wheelchair.  Fotheringham has been in a wheelchair since age 8 and has worked with Box Designs Wheelchairs to create the custom wheelchair for his stunts.
[Source: Gizmodo]

Video: YouTube’s Worst Commenters Take Over Conan’s Audience


Earlier this month, it was announced that YouTube comments will be powered by Google+.  This means that you will be required to use your Google+ to be able to make any comments.  This move was extremely controversial and a petition was signed against this change.  To make fun of the change, Conan O’Brien prepared a skit about it.  “YouTube no longer takes anonymous comments, so all the worst ones have gathered in our studio,” says the description of the video.

YouTube Capture App For iOS Supports Multiple Video Editing

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Google has updated the YouTube Capture app for iOS to support video editing features that will strongly benefit video editors and vloggers.  Now you can record videos using the tap and hold gesture that was popularized by Vine.  There is also an option to press the record button for longer videos. 
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YouTube Comments To Be Powered By Google+


A couple of months ago, YouTube announced that they would be rolling out a new commenting system that is powered by the Google+ social network.  YouTube tested Google+ on channel discussion tabs for a few weeks and it is now rolling out to all of the videos on the website.  The roll-out started this week and will be fully effective over time.  Google believes that comments on YouTube should improve in quality when being associated with a person’s identity in Google+.  YouTube is also going to rank comments based on relevancy instead of chronology.  For example, the number of +1s that a comment receives will base the ranking.

Video: Javonte Douglas Dunk Goes Viral


YouTube user HoopmixtapeBlog uploaded this video of Central Florida Patriots’ sophomore Javonte Douglas dunking at a game.  Javonte is 6’7 and has the guard/forward position on the basketball team.  In this dunk video, his head was actually above the rim.  This video has hit over 1.7 million views since being uploaded on Monday.
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