It also made an agreement with local television stations like M6 and France Télévisions to legally broadcast video content. Education is now closely related to YouTube. Fully 71% of adults have used sites like YouTube or Vimeo at some time, according to a 2011 survey by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project. It’s also driven by expertise and credibility on subject matter and the relationship between the influencer and his or her followers. [139] Access to YouTube was blocked in Turkey between 2008 and 2010, following controversy over the posting of videos deemed insulting to Mustafa Kemal Atatürk and some material offensive to Muslims. [142] In March 2009, a dispute between YouTube and the British royalty collection agency PRS for Music led to premium music videos being blocked for YouTube users in the United Kingdom. © 2021 Forbes Media LLC. About Hootsuite. On the other side of the spectrum are a brand's “everyday” customers and brand advocates. YouTube is the focus for them as that is where their engaged audience is.” Alan Walker agreed a deal with Sony Music Sweden after his song Faded drew nearly 500m views on YouTube. [47] In March 2010 YouTube began free streaming of certain content, including 60 cricket matches of the Indian Premier League. [38][39], In early 2009, YouTube registered the domain for videos embedded on United States federal government websites. Agencies like The Mobile Media Lab and Laundry Service provide services to help brands connect influencers at scale. On YouTube, you can host your own channel. – This paper seeks to demonstrate the importance of uses and gratifications theory to social media. 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[77], On April 3, 2018, a shooting took place at YouTube headquarters. YouTube is a marketer’s paradise. [78], In November 2019, YouTube has announced that the service would phase out the classic version of YouTube Studio to all YouTube creators by the spring of 2020. All Rights Reserved, This is a BETA experience. [16] Chen made sure the page actually worked and that there would be no issues with the uploading and playback process. Popularize your product: If your business is trying to get into a new market with a particular product, you can simply make a video of the product working and show the benefits that the product has. The Nirvana Digital YouTube Network is a collection of over 400,000 videos that have served over 365 Billion minutes of video under our Managed CMS, Affiliate CMS, Music CMS and Kids CMS. The 12- to 17-year-old age group was dominant. It offers a wide variety of user-generated and corporate media videos. [19] It was ranked the fifth-most-popular website on Alexa, far out-pacing even MySpace's rate of growth. Youtube has brought a great revolution in the field of education. [29], In 2006, Time Magazine featured a YouTube screen with a large mirror as its annual 'Time Person Of The Year'. That is up from 66% in 2010. [7] Prior to working for PayPal, Hurley studied design at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania; Chen and Karim studied computer science together at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign. He argues that YouTube is an example of a business model that is based on combining the gift with the commodity. The implementation of YouTube video into classrooms -- particularly science and math classrooms -- has contributed to much greater flexibility in instruction. 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", "Tagad reklāmas iespējas Youtube kanālā iespējams izmantot arī Latvijā", "Na Youtube prihajajo tudi slovenski video oglasi", "YouTube continues global expansion w/ versions of its site in 7 new locales", "YouTube launches Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka-specific homepages", "YouTube launches country-specific homepage for Pakistan", "Sorry for Having Insulted China? It cited user-created media such as that posted on YouTube and featured the site's originators along with several content creators. [34][35], In November 2008, YouTube reached an agreement with MGM, Lions Gate Entertainment, and CBS, allowing the companies to post full-length films and television episodes on the site, accompanied by advertisements in a section for US viewers called "Shows". The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times also reviewed posted content on YouTube in 2006, with particular regard to its effects on corporate communications and recruitment. [70] In the same year, YouTube continued to reach out to mainstream media, launching YouTube Comedy Week and the YouTube Music Awards. Available content includes video clips, TV show clips, music videos, short and documentary films, audio recordings, movie trailers, live streams, and other content such as video blogging, short original videos, and educational videos. In April, YouTube started using Google AdSense. In the past, brands may have focused on popular bloggers and celebrities but today there is a new wave of “everyday” consumers that can have just as large an impact. [40][41] In November of the same year, YouTube launched a version of "Shows" available to UK viewers, offering around 4,000 full-length shows from more than 60 partners. Others are sure to follow faster and faster. 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Two years ago almost no one knew who he was, now he’s had an ongoing run of Top 40 hits, … [143] In April 2009, a similar dispute led to the removal of premium music videos for users in Germany.[144]. It is open 24 hours a day, and you can find anything you want there, and say anything you want. As of February 2017[update], there were more than 400 hours of content uploaded to YouTube each minute, and one billion hours of content being watched on YouTube every day. Ultimately, creating an easy to use video streaming platform that wouldn't stress out the new internet users of the early 2000s. There are other views in the debate that agree with Tapscott and Williams that it is increasingly based on harnessing open source/content, networking, sharing, and peering, but they argue that the result is not an economic democracy, but a subtle form and deepening of exploitation, in which labour costs are reduced by Internet-based global outsourcing. In the beginnings of YouTube, the creators did not do everything for the money, because generally there was none, today wealth is directly associated with the title. [18], After opening on a beta service in May 2005 was trafficking around 30,000 viewers a day in just months of time. More important than her follower count is the personal brand she has been able to build. [62] Two years later, in November 2013, it was documented that the landing page of the original channels became a 404 error page. [3], YouTube was founded by Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim, when they worked for PayPal. Tapscott and Williams argue that it is important for new media companies to find ways to make a profit with the help of peer-produced content. [24], YouTube entered into a marketing and advertising partnership with NBC in June 2006. ; Realtime activity: Your performance over the last 48 hours or 60 minutes. The local version is subject to the content regulations found in Turkish law. [12] The idea of the new company was for non-computer experts to be able to use a simple interface that allowed the user to publish, upload and view streaming videos through standard web browsers and modern internet speeds. It is based on defining the right factors needed to establish successful content, essential for a lucrative social media video strategy. This page was last edited on 25 December 2020, at 03:52. Posted: Jan 10, 2021 / 09:20 AM EST / Updated: Jan 10, 2021 / 10:10 AM EST. The key to success on the Internet is creating high-quality content that people want to view and share with their network. "[43], In January 2010,[44] YouTube introduced an online film rentals service which is currently available only to users in the US, Canada and the UK. I'm the CEO of Pixlee (, a venture backed startup that helps companies leverage authentic customer photos. As a small business, you must continually think of ways to get your products and services in front of as many people as possible, all without breaking the bank. "[49] In May 2010, it was reported that YouTube was serving more than two billion videos a day, which was "nearly double the prime-time audience of all three major US television networks combined". Justin Bieber rose quickly from YouTube to world wide fame due to the strength of his talent and accelerating media. She quickly realized that IQ wasn't the only thing separating the successful students from those who struggled. [138] The interface of the YouTube website is available in 76 language versions, including Amharic, Albanian, Armenian, Bengali, Burmese, Khmer, Kyrgyz, Laotian, Mongolian, Persian and Uzbek, which do not have local channel versions. It can be used to create an eLearning community. Here are some of the important benefits that your business will get by building a strong presence on YouTube. [50] In May 2011, YouTube reported on the company blog that the site was receiving more than three billion views per day. Influencers hold the power and it’ll be our job to cater to them. The novel aspect of this business strategy is that it combines what seems at first to be different, the gift and the commodity. Karim was a programmer and helped in making sure the initial website got put together properly and helped in both design and programming. Google product manager Shiva Rajaraman commented: "We really felt like we needed to step back and remove the clutter. Some industry commentators have speculated that YouTube's running costs (specifically the network bandwidth required) might be as high as 5 to 6 million dollars per month,[147] thereby fuelling criticisms that the company, like many Internet startups, did not have a viably implemented business model. Key Takeaway: A well-organized YouTube page is key to preventing choice paralysis and keeping users engaged. YouTube has also become a part of the lives of most Americans. While most brands aren’t on Walmart or Red Bull’s level, the 6 takeaways included in this post can help businesses of any size grow their YouTube presence through better channels, videos, and online content across multiple platforms. Here's Your Chance to Apologize", "YouTube unblocked in China, but could Google have cooperated? By applying uses and gratifications theory, this paper will explore and discuss the uses and gratifications that consumer receive from using social media. Here, she explains her … Importance of YouTube to Business. A YouTube KPI or metric is an evaluative measurement tool used for video content performance on the YouTube social media channel. [57] At the same time, a new version of the YouTube logo was introduced with a darker shade of red, which was the first change in design since October 2006. This allows you to centralize an online location for all manner of videos related to the product or service that you are marketing. [28], Google's February 7, 2007 SEC filing revealed the breakdown of profits for YouTube's investors after the sale to Google. Please update this article to reflect recent events or newly available information. This is especially true given the prevalence of influencers in the growing “millennial” and “mom” demographics. Certain independent or alternative news organizations have established YouTube channels that reach a wider audience than traditional broadcast television. [55], During November 2011, the Google+ social networking site was integrated directly with YouTube and the Chrome web browser, allowing YouTube videos to be viewed from within the Google+ interface. The same products that are produced by the company are the ones that ar… [82] Almost 3,000 YouTube channels today have a million subscribers, nearly 25,000 have more 100,000 subscribers, and on average four channels get to a million subscribers every single day. [149]:289sq Tapscott and Williams argue that the outcome will be an economic democracy. And, no, I don’t mean that YouTube … The online video sharing website YouTube may be well known as a resource for personal video viewing, but it also can serve as a valuable tool for business. Not only can teachers display accurate charts and graphs, but they can use video to show students how mitosis actually works or feature a lecturer from one of YouTube's education channels. [53], In October 2010, Hurley announced that he would be stepping down as the chief executive officer of YouTube to take an advisory role, with Salar Kamangar taking over as the head of the company. In November 2005, venture firm Sequoia Capital invested an initial $3.5 million,[17] and Roelof Botha (a partner of the firm and former CFO of PayPal) joined the YouTube board of directors. Nirvana Digital allows current YouTube channel owners as well as new video creators to expand their views and revenues by joining the Nirvana Digital YouTube MCN. While I may not have nearly as many followers as Michelle Phan, I have close friends who trust my opinion. Google did not provide detailed figures for YouTube's running costs, and YouTube's revenues in 2007 were noted as "not material" in a regulatory filing. [56] In December 2011, YouTube launched a new version of the site interface, with the video channels displayed in a central column on the home page, similar to the news feeds of social networking sites. This type of influencer/follower relationship scales extraordinarily fast and creates massive trends in the marketplace. And it's crap. [11] After the infamous Justin Timberlake and Janet Jackson Halftime show incident, the three creators realized they couldn't find any videos of it on the internet, after noticing that this type of platform did not exist they made the changes to become the first major video sharing platform. The creation of YouTube has allowed for a brand new job archetype to emerge from the media platform, being a YouTuber. [1] As of May 2019[update], more than 500 hours of video content are uploaded to YouTube every minute. [21] However, this did not come without any problems, the rapid growth in users meant YouTube had to keep up with it technologically speaking, they needed new equipment to match the views and users they were bringing in and they needed more broadband connection to the internet. The first is free, the second yields profit. Before everything on YouTube was overrun with ads, monetization and loud teenagers the content creators did it for the publicity and love of creating videos. As you have probably seen for yourself, everyone has a voice in YouTube. Instead of simply looking at followers, a better equation for brands to consider is the following: Influence = Audience Reach (# of followers) x Brand Affinity (expertise and credibility) x Strength of Relationship with Followers. )", "Youtube România se lansează într-o săptămână", "Slováci už môžu oficiálne zarábať na tvorbe videí pre YouTube", "YouTube expands monetization and partnership in GCC", "YouTube рекламата става достъпна и за България", "Oglašavanje na video platformi YouTube od sad dostupno i u Hrvatskoj", "Youtube reklaamid – uued võimalused nüüd ka Eestis! 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[151] RampRate's report pegged that number at no more than $174 million. [85], Google aims to compete with local video-sharing websites like Dailymotion in France. Influence isn’t just having a lot of followers. It’s critical not to discount the combined influence of these customers on their own groups of followers. With the help of YouTube, a video sharing social networking site, the quality of education has developed. 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YouTube would give free access to its users, the more users, the more profit it can potentially make because it can in principle increase advertisement rates and will gain further interest of advertisers. YouTube is an American online video-sharing platform headquartered in San Bruno, California. [52], According to May 2010 data published by market research company comScore, YouTube was the dominant provider of online video in the United States, with a market share of roughly 43 percent and more than 14 billion videos viewed during May. Overtime, she has amassed over 6 million followers. [60], Starting from 2010 and continuing to the present, Alexa ranked YouTube as the third most visited website on the Internet after Google and Facebook. importance of the internet to you. Currently, when a brand identifies influencers, they often look at number of followers that identity has on social platforms. Family shares importance of giving blood following Sickle Cell health scare News. [30] In 2007, both Sports Illustrated and Dime Magazine featured positive reviews of a basketball highlight video titled, The Ultimate Pistol Pete Maravich MIX. I'm the CEO of Pixlee (, a venture backed startup that helps companies leverage authentic customer photos. The concept was an online dating service that ultimately failed but had an exceptional video and uploading platform. [140][141] In October 2012, a local version of YouTube was launched in Turkey, with the domain The increasing copyright infringement problems and lack in commercializing YouTube eventually led to outsourcing to Google who recently had just failed in their own video platform. You can use YouTube videos to introduce a topic, explain an online activity, motivate your learners, or simply extend the information conveyed by your eLearning course. Watch ... for social media and showing you content hosted on third party sites such as Youtube. [16], YouTube began as an angel-funded enterprise working from a makeshift office in a garage. On October 25, 2012 (2012-10-25), The YouTube slogan (Broadcast Yourself) was taken down due to the live stream of the U.S. presidential debate. Using YouTube for your business can be a cost-effective way to grow it, if used regularly as part of your marketing strategy. By agreement you give Curve Theatre permission for the use of cookies on our website. According to YouTube, this was the first worldwide free online broadcast of a major sporting event. [63][64] Despite this, original channels such as SourceFed and Crash Course were able to become successful. [citation needed], On October 17, 2007, it was announced that a Hong Kong version had been launched. The move was intended to create competition with websites such as Hulu, which features material from NBC, Fox, and Disney. Leaving a high-flying job in consulting, Angela Lee Duckworth took a job teaching math to seventh graders in a New York public school. It was subsequently unblocked on October 31. However, in his famous book “The Tipping Point” Malcolm Gladwell calls out mavens (as he calls influencers) as people who also have a lot of knowledge about a topic. [31], It is estimated that in 2007, YouTube consumed as much bandwidth as the entire Internet in 2000. Special skills like being able to sew costumes, write music, or create cool special effects. [150]:181, In June 2009, BusinessWeek reported that, according to San Francisco-based IT consulting company RampRate, YouTube was far closer to profitability than previous reports, including the April 2009, projection by investment bank Credit Suisse estimating YouTube would lose as much as $470 million in 2009. Kyle Wong is the founder and CEO of Pixlee. [150] YouTube would sell its audience that it gains by free access to its advertising customers. Homeownership has always been the first rung on the ladder leading to household wealth. YouTube is an excellent platform for personal use such as sharing videos with friends & family, It’s not intended to sell the products and the services, It is a popular video-sharing website that open to the public, YouTube videos will appear in both YouTube & Google search engines, You can get your brand that gets to millions of views, you can introduce your company & the benefits of your … If you can find your own Michelle Phan, and leverage that relationship to further foster a community. The second view is e.g. PC World Magazine named YouTube the ninth of its Top 10 Best Products of 2006. by: Antonio Stinson. [42], Entertainment Weekly placed YouTube on its end-of-the-decade "best-of" list In December 2009, describing it as: "Providing a safe home for piano-playing cats, celeb goof-ups, and overzealous lip-synchers since 2005. 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