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YouTube to offer $5 monthly channel memberships for creators

SAN FRANCISCO, USA – YouTube, often criticized for not compensating creators well enough, will allow them to set up paid channel memberships, the company said on Thursday, June 21, US time. Currently the vast majority of revenue at the Google-owned service comes from advertising and that will remain a focus, ........»»

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With a billion users, Instagram takes on YouTube in video

SAN FRANCISCO: Instagram said on Wednesday it now has more than one billion active users, as it unveiled a new long-form video feature in a bid to attract “creators” like those on YouTube. It becomes the fourth Facebook platform to hit the billion-user mark, including the namesake social network with more than two billion users, [...] The post With a billion users, Instagram takes on YouTube in video appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: News22 hr. 22 min. ago Related News

Snapchat takes a shot at reality TV

Snap Inc. is developing a new mini-documentary series focusing on two social media influencers. "Endless Summer" will feature 19-year-old Summer McKeen, a YouTube star and beauty and fashion vlogger, her boyfriend Dylan Jordan, also a familiar face from YouTube, and their group of friends. Like MTV's breakout hit and reality TV pioneer "Laguna Beach", the show is set in Laguna Beach, California, and will be semi-scripted, but with a scripted, serialized narrative. Snapchat Shows were first launched two years ago, inspired by how Snapchatters, the majority of whom are between 18-24 years old, talk to their friends on the app, but these previous offerings from Snapchat consisted ...Keep on reading: Snapchat takes a shot at reality TV.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jun 20th, 2018Related News

K-Pop girl group BlackPink fires up internet and breaks online records

The craze for K-Pop is real as girl group BlackPink’s latest music video titled “Ddu-Du Ddu-Du” has broken records on YouTube, iTunes and Spotify. As of this writing, the official video has reached about 62 million views. “Ddu-Du Ddu-Du” is the girl group’s single from their new EP, “Square Up,” released in June 15, 2018. […].....»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: TopJun 19th, 2018Related News

Ingrid Sala Santamaria on YouTube-a life of music in 11 piano concertos

Pianist Ingrid Sala Santamaria has performed all the romantic piano concertos in the repertoire and in all unimaginable settings. She was soloist in the Rachmaninoff (second) concerto and Tchaikovs.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsJun 18th, 2018Related News

Globe nabs 5 prizes at 2018 YouTube Ads Awards

GLOBE TELECOM bagged five wins in various categories at the first YouTube Ads Awards Philippines, which honors ads that captured the hearts of Filipino viewers on the said platform. Getting the attention of viewers on YouTube is no easy feat. With viewers having the power to skip an ad, it is crucial to produce a […] The post Globe nabs 5 prizes at 2018 YouTube Ads Awards appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsJun 17th, 2018Related News

Musical time machine is coming to Manila

INTERESTED in hearing Mariah Carey’s “Always Be My Baby” sung as Ella Fitzgerald would? Or Justin Bieber’s “Sorry” performed as if it came out in the 1960s? Or Ed Sheeran’s “Perfect” done 1950s prom style? You can thanks to Post Modern Jukebox (PMJ), a vintage minstrel band which currently has over one billion views on YouTube and almost 3.5 million subscribers. The post Musical time machine is coming to Manila appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: FinanceJun 14th, 2018Related News

FACT CHECK: No resignation announcement from Trillanes

  Claim: Senator Antonio Trillanes IV will be resigning. The blog weblogph.tk in its undated June post ran the headline, “Sa wakas! Trillanes magreresign na.” (Finally! Senator Trillanes will be resigning.) The blog post’s sole content is a November 30, 2017 YouTube video of the same title. It ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJun 14th, 2018Related News

Boyce Avenue s 1st of its many PH visits still its most memorable

Boyce Avenue Boyce Avenue, the pop band that rose to fame through YouTube with its viral covers of classic and contemporary hits, has been to the Philippines about seven times now. But still, the g.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsJun 11th, 2018Related News

Donnalyn ‘best friend’ no more

DONNALYN Bartolome gets her biggest break playing one of the lead roles in the suspense-thriller “Cry No Fear”. A Youtube sensation who started posting her own song and dance videos when she was only 13 years old (she’s now turning 24 on July 9), she quickly developed her own following….....»»

Source: Journal JournalCategory: NewsJun 10th, 2018Related News

Get in LINE: Theme park devoted to messaging app opens in Bangkok

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CAomVvGvDiE It already boasts the digital loyalty of more than 40 million Thais, but now Asia's ubiquitous social-media messaging app Line is breaking into the real world with a Bangkok theme park. By turns colorful, creative and ever-so-slightly creepy, the 1,500 square meter (16,000 square foot) "Line Village" in Bangkok's commercial heart immerses visitors in the internal world of the app with cut-outs, projections and life-size models of its cutesie 'sticker' characters. Bears "Brown" and "Choco" sit in rooms painstakingly adorned with details of the siblings' 'lives' and passions --- sport for the former and social media and fashion f...Keep on reading: Get in LINE: Theme park devoted to messaging app opens in Bangkok.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jun 10th, 2018Related News

Nadine Lustre got a tattoo from Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber’s artist

Nadine Lustre is touring the US right now fortheirRevolutiontour. She vacationed in California with James Reid for a few days, and also got a tattoo as a souvenir. But she didn't just get it from any tattoo artist, she got it from the guy who did Ariana Grande's ink. Nadine went to Romeo Lacoste's studio in North Hollywood and got a rose tattoo on her wrist. When we saw it, we had a mini-freakout because several celebrities swear by Romeo's skills. He did Ariana's "bellissima" tattoo on her rib cage and Justin Bieber's half-sleeve. Romeo also has a YouTube channel so he's also a go-to among YouTubers like Tyler Oakley, Rebecca Black, Jeffree Star, and Ariana's broth...Keep on reading: Nadine Lustre got a tattoo from Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber’s artist.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jun 8th, 2018Related News

Pakistanis enchanted by 11-year-old motivational coach

Several hundred Pakistani university students sit enraptured as Hammad Safi lectures them on the merits of bettering their diction by watching Barack Obama speeches on YouTube. Pakistanis enchanted by 11-year-old motivational coach Several hundred Pakistani university students sit enraptured as Hammad Safi lectures them on the merits of bettering their diction by watching Barack Obama… link: Pakistanis enchanted by 11-year-old motivational coach.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Jun 8th, 2018Related News

More than a kiss? Celebrities, bloggers weigh in on Duterte’s smooch

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a2UPx-fAcfc&t=143s When President Rodrigo Duterte kissed an overseas Filipino worker (OFW) Bea Kim during a state visit in South Korea, June 3, the crowd cheered loudly, but the sentiments online were mixed. The kiss between Duterte and the married woman sparked many a debate and many a justification for his behavior from his supporters. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque claimed there was no malice in the act, and that in fact, the woman was "honored" to be kissed by the President. "I believe that an overwhelming majority of Filipinos continue to support the President and found the kiss a light moment that is very accepted in the culture of F...Keep on reading: More than a kiss? Celebrities, bloggers weigh in on Duterte’s smooch.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jun 7th, 2018Related News

11-year-old Pakistani motivational speaker an online star with 145,000 subscribers

  Several hundred Pakistani university students sit enraptured as Hammad Safi lectures them on the merits of bettering their diction by watching Barack Obama speeches on YouTube. The elegantly dressed motivational speaker is something of an internet sensation in Pakistan and regularly draws large crowds. But it's not just because of his infectious enthusiasm and engaging smile. It's also because he's only 11 years old. Safi speaks into his wireless microphone, his hand gestures practised and his confidence unwavering before the attention of his elders at the University of Spoken English (USECS) in the northwestern city of Peshawar. The pint-sized motivational coac...Keep on reading: 11-year-old Pakistani motivational speaker an online star with 145,000 subscribers.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jun 7th, 2018Related News

WATCH: Richard Yap shows how he spends Sundays with family in first vlog

What's a day in the life of heartthrob Richard Yap? He may be an actor and a hunk, but Yap proved that he is an all-around father who likes to spend his weekends with family. This he showed on his first vlog posted on his Richard Yap Youtube channel last Wednesday, May 30. In the maiden vlog post, Yap starts his day riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycle, and is joined by his gang of fellow bikers. He later joins his family for lunch at Rockwell, Makati City. The family revealed several facts about themselves, such as they bond over coffee and eating. At one point, Yap's wife Melody added "diet," to which the actor joked: "Kaya kami nagda-diet so we can eat." (We go on a diet s...Keep on reading: WATCH: Richard Yap shows how he spends Sundays with family in first vlog.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jun 5th, 2018Related News

Did a minor curse while singing in ‘Your Face Sounds Familiar: Kids”?

Netizens were up in arms when a contestant's performance in the episode of "Your Face Sounds Familiar: Kids" yesterday, June 3, had them wondering if an expletive was possibly blurted out on television. The contestant, 12-year-old Sheena Belarmino, was tasked to impersonate American-Trinidadian rapper Nicki Minaj with her song "Starships".Minaj's song contains a couple of expletives and the lyrics just before the beat drops goes, "Hands up. We're higher than a motherf*cker." The "Your Face Sounds Familiar" video of Belarmino's performance was uploaded on YouTube, and netizens have since taken to Twitter after apparently hearing Belarmino say the curse words of the song during her pe...Keep on reading: Did a minor curse while singing in ‘Your Face Sounds Familiar: Kids”?.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jun 4th, 2018Related News

Duterte to UN rapporteur: ‘Go to hell’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DyEyOHnUHNY President Rodrigo Duterte slammed United Nations Special Rapporteur Diego Garca-Sayn for expressing concern on the ouster of former Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, saying "he can go to hell." Prior to his departure to South Korea for an official visit, Duterte said Garca-Sayn had no right to interfere with the issues in the country. "He is not a special person and I do not recognize his rapporteur title. Tell him not to interfere with the affairs of my country. He can go to hell," Duterte said late Saturday night. "Nakikialam siya (He is meddling). That's an internal problem of the country. You should not meddle with it," he add...Keep on reading: Duterte to UN rapporteur: ‘Go to hell’.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jun 3rd, 2018Related News

Duterte tells Sison: If talks fail, let’s resume violent war

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BZYAW3aJhOI President Rodrigo Duterte has reiterated his commitment to peace negotiations with communist rebels, but he warned that if the talks fail, it could lead to "violent war." Speaking to reporters on Saturday night before he left for South Korea, Duterte said the presence of armed rebels in Mindanao prevents investors from coming in. He cited Davao as an example. "Hindi muna maka-access doon ngayon kasi magulo (They can't come in because it's chaotic.) So we are trying to find out if we can succeed in the talks with the Communist Party," Duterte said when asked how the Koreans can help the Philippines. Duterte reiterated his invitation ...Keep on reading: Duterte tells Sison: If talks fail, let’s resume violent war.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jun 3rd, 2018Related News

Smart expands 1-hour free YouTube to postpaid users

The wireless unit of PLDT Inc. has expanded the availability of the free one-hour access to YouTube per day to include postpaid customers as part of efforts to promote data usage......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceJun 3rd, 2018Related News