Viral YouTube videos might make chart hits on Billboard soon

Can you imagine Gangnam Style being number one in the official charts? Billboard and YouTube might be teaming up to count video plays in chart data. According to a new report YouTube plays are to…

Facebook offering hundreds of millions of dollars to license music

Facebook are still working out how to license music on their social media platform, so now they’re offering millions-and-millions of dollars to rights-holders. Since introducing videos on Facebook years ago they have notoriously been rife with unlicensed…

YouTube gets a new look and a bunch of features

YouTube have refreshed their look and design with a sleek new appearance and introduce a bunch of great features on mobiles. When YouTube launched 12 years ago, it was a single website that supported one…

Facebook’s new video platform launches with 30+ shows

Facebook have finally made good on their word and launched a brand new video platform for original shows and videos – Facebook Watch. Facebook have unveiled ‘Watch’ a new video platform that is sure to…

There’s a brand new, exciting way to share on YouTube

YouTube have redesigned the way you share videos making it better and easier than ever before. Thanks to the internet we live in an increasingly globalised world and a massive part of this new world…

Disney and YouTube executives joining Spotify for video boost

Spotify have some interesting new reported additions to their board of directors that suggest video on Spotify is about to get a lot bigger. Spotify are reportedly bringing in 4 new members to join their…

YouTube is more popular than cable TV with teens watching every day

According to a new study more young people are watching videos on YouTube than they are watching cable TV as entertainment slowly shifts online. The study saw over 5,000 teenagers surveyed to see how they react…

360-degree videos are coming to your TV’s from YouTube

360° videos on YouTube have been a major success since launching 2 years ago allowing viewers to watch interactive videos with 360-degrees of video. YouTube love their 360° capabilities, allowing creators to upload videos with 3D…

Musical.ly have integrated Apple Music’s 40m full tracks into their app

Musical.ly have revealed a partnership with Apple that will see their music streaming service stream full songs into the “music social network”. Musical.ly, the massively popular app that lets it’s users create their own music…

This band went from 3,000 to 100,000+ Facebook likes thanks to hackers

Can you imagine how infuriating it would be to have your band’s Facebook page entirely wiped and replaced with viral videos? Would 40 times the original likes after recovering it might soften the blow? This is…