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Kids’ stuff, from YouTube UK

It’s been out in the US for a while but now the UK has its own localised version of the YouTube “Kids” app. Essentially an easier, simpler and child-friendly way to find videos aimed at youngsters, the app boasts (apparently) a “bright and playful design”...

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Facebook puts the boot into “freebooters”

It’s been a long time coming but Facebook has started making moves towards a video copyright infringement system along the lines of YouTube’s ContentID. In a blog post, the company says that up until now they’ve relied on an audio matching technology and simple infringement...

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Game On! (says YouTube)

A while after it was teased, YouTube’s dedicated gaming channel has gone live. It’s a mix of videos and live streams which YouTube says “brings you closer to the games, gamers, and culture that matter to you” – whatever that means. We can see this going awkwardly...

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Sayonara, Google Plus!

Everyone hated it (didn’t they?) and at last YouTube has seen sense and announced that it’s working on unbundling YouTube channels from the deeply unpopular Google Plus. At the moment if you want a YouTube channel, you’re forced to have a G+ identity too, especially if...

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Opinion: YouTube Boost from Vessel?

So the secret is out; Vessel has officially unveiled what it’s up to in its plan for world video domination. The idea is to “poach” (well, OK – tempt) top YouTube celebrities into signing a limited-time exclusivity deal on each video and pitch access to...

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Vessel readies on slipway for 2015 launch

It’s the much talked-about startup with heavyweight founders and backers that could just mark the beginning of the end for YouTube as we know it – “Vessel” is getting ready to launch a website (and app) that promises to pay video creators far more for...

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YouTube pre-empts copyright strikes

In an attempt to make its Creators more aware of the issues they may fall foul of if they upload videos with copyright music tracks on them, YouTube has unveiled a new search tool to solve the dilemma. Looking for a specific track in YouTube’s...

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Vimeo chills out to DMCA demands

There has been no small amount of coverage of YouTube’s recent-ish introduction of its copyright strike system which has both enabled legitimate copyright owners to issue infringement notices against people uploading their content without permission, and a whole host of cheapskate scammers and fraudsters to...