YouTube News - Jan 2014


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YouTube News - Jan 2014

  1. 1. YOUTUBE NEWS FROM December ’13 - January ’14 Tuesday, 28 January 14
  2. 2. Creator Blog Global Blog DEC - JANUARY YOUTUBE NEWS 17/12 YOUTUBE IS NOW ON ROKU As a final surprise for 2013, YouTube introduced the Youtube App on the Roku 3. The App is packed with features like: HD streaming “Send to TV”: Control YouTube on Roku from your phone Your subscriptions on TV: Sign in to YouTube and easily get your subscribed channels on your TV. Source: 2013/12/surprise-youtube-is-now-on-roku_17.html Tuesday, 28 January 14 13/1 COMMENTS PAGE: COMMENTS IN ONE PLACE 14/1 YOUTUBE NATION YouTube know that staying connected with your audience is critical, so they have fast-tracked the development of a new comment management page that lets you see, respond to and moderate your comments all in one place. Go to comments to check it out. From this central page you can easily remove comments, flag comments for spam or abuse, give a thumbs up, or click over to the video watch page and reply. Launching today from DreamWorks Animation, YouTube Nation is a new daily web show on YouTube -with new episodes every day at 6 p.m. PT/ 9 p.m. ET. Hosted by Jacob Soboroff, the show is made by a team of creators, producers, and video nerds who can’t wait to talk about all that amazingness with you YouTube Nation is a channel focused on helping you discover great creators and channels through daily videos and playlists. Source: comments-page-brings-your-comments-in.html Source: youtube-nation-discover-something-great.html
  3. 3. Creator Blog Global Blog JANUARY YOUTUBE NEWS 16/1 YOUTUBE ON SUNDANCE SLOPES In an effort to introduce you to new creative talent, showcase the best of independent cinema and show support for artists and innovative storytelling, YouTube is partnering with the Sundance Institute at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, which kicks off on 16th Jan. Check out the Sundance Film Festival YouTube channel, where you’ll find the short films selected for the 2014 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Program. Source: 2014/01/youtube-hits-slopes-at-sundance.html Tuesday, 28 January 14 16/1 SUPER BOWL SNEAK PEAK The wait is over, football fans: from 16th January you can get a sneak peek of some of this year’s Big Game ads on YouTube. For the first time ever, the YouTube Ad Blitz pregame gallery will feature teaser commercials to watch all in one place, as well as Game highlights, Custom Content and Postgame voting - so let the ads game begin! Source: catch-sneak-peek-of-2014-super-bowl.html 27/1 FOUR TIPS ON MAKING SHAREABLE SHORT FILMS How do you make a short film so amazing that you immediately need to share it with your friends? Here’s four basic tips from some of the best in the game on YouTube. ✓Be remarkable ✓Find your niche ✓Relate to your audience ✓Be topical Choosing the right topic is an integral part of making your film shareable. For more information check the Creator Playbook. Source: four-tips-on-making-shareable-short.html