Tag Archive for YouTube

Problems With Watching Videos On Youtube

If you cannot see any videos on YouTube at the moment then this is because of a widespread fault with the system. Google is hopefully on the case, fixing the issue now. Latest updates from the Twittersphere: sillysaucepan‎: I can’t watch any youtube videos. FML. Twitter – 14 minutes ag sarahmeana‎: I can’t get any videos to play on Youtube, very annoying! Twitter – 16 minutes…

Bing Advertises on Worlds Second Search Engine

Was looking at YouTube earlier and spotted (it was hard to miss) a giant banner advert from Microsoft’s Bing. “Bing is beautiful because seeing is better than searching” Not entirely sure what they mean, I guess they are saying that their search results pages look prettier than Googles.  Here is the advert: Not really much…

Panic Attack on YouTube Leads to Hollywood Contract

This is a fantastic story of how the Internet can change someones life overnight. Fede Alvarez from Uraguay made a science fiction short and published it to YouTube. The film was called “Ataque de Panico!” (Panic Attack!) and featured giant robots and space ships invading and destroying Montevideo, the capital of Uruguay. The film is…

BBC Starts Sharing Video with Commercial Newspapers

Last week one SEO reported that the BBC showed some improvements in its search engine rankings, with pages appearing more often for generic search terms (much like with Wikipedia). This is good news for the BBC, as for years it has been producing high quality journalistic content on a wide range of subjects. It is…

Technology Industry Welcomes Girl Power

For a long time the internet and technology industries have been dominated by men. In an attempt to encourage more women in to the technology industry, a group of female IT experts have formed an organisation, to help unite and promote women in IT. The group refer to its meetings as Girl Geek Dinners. According…

YouTube Brought Down by Reckless Government Intervention

Yesterday afternoon I noticed that the embedded YouTube videos on my health and fitness website were offline, so I decided to see if there was any news on the YouTube website, and the whole site was down. I thought that this was odd, with YouTube being such a massive website, there should be back up…