For the first time in history, a proper British royal wedding will be live streamed on YouTube. But can the world's largest video sharing website handle what is sure to be an unprecedented amount of traffic?
Forget those cute videos of people's cats, if YouTube has their way, they plan to become your new source for original TV entertainment.
Most thieves are pretty stupid, but it takes a special type of stupid to steal a laptop from a tech geek, and then use it without taking any precautions like wiping the hard drive. Especially if you decide the best way to test out your illicit loot is by recording yourself dancing (badly) to Tyga's Make it Rain.
Don't have a steady hand for shooting video? No problem. YouTube's latest acquisition of Green Parrot Pictures' software might one day easily stabilize and restore your poorly shot footage.
This may look like your standard-issue unboxing video of the Nexus S at first, but it quickly becomes much more than that. Hey, how did those ninjas get out of the video??
At the moment, the longest video you can upload to YouTube is a mere 15 minutes. But that's not going to be the case for long, at least as long as you follow the rules.
If you're on the hunt for new YouTube videos, here's the cure to your fruitless searches. Karen Kavett, a graphic-design student at the Rhode Island School of Design, created this elaborate infographic to help people find YouTube channels they'll love. Just start at the middle by choosing Vlogger, Musician or Someone Else and see where her questions take you.
While YouTube has offered up a limited selection of smaller movies since the beginning of the year, it looks like Google is getting serious about offering up full-length films through the streaming video site. It's reportedly in talks with a number of major Hollywood studios to bring big-name movies to YouTube right when they're released on DVD.
First it was Google, with their playable Pac Man logo. Now YouTube has come up with their own way to help you kill those boring moments at work, with a hidden game of Snake.
What the hell? YouTube is now supporting video resolution that's high enough to satisfy those persnickety cinematographers who shoot digital cinema? That resolution is called 4K, and at 4,096 x 3,072 pixels, it's way higher than the sharpest Blu-ray discs. But don't get too excited. Resolution isn't the only benchmark of quality, as a quick glance at these 4K files from YouTube will reveal.