SnapperHero, Epic Rap Battles and Freddie Wong score with Streamy nods
The fifth-annual awards feature an increased emphasis on platforms outside of YouTube, including SnapChat, Vine and Instagram.
YouTubers to take the stage on The Late Late Show
Host James Corden will present the special episode from the L.A. YouTube Space and feature digital celebs Jenna Marbles and Tyler Oakley.
Youtuber Matthew Santoro signs book deal
Mind=Blown will stay true to Santoro’s style, focusing on interesting and often bizarre facts about science, technology and history.
Tyler Oakley inks books deal
Simon & Schuster will publish the YouTube star’s collection of personal stories, titled Binge, in October.
YouTube throws a #Brandcast Garden party
Advertisers were treated to a 10th birthday party for the platform, with testimonials from Grace Helbig, John Green and music from Bruno Mars.
In conversation at NATPE
Blog: Deals with YouTubers don’t mean you buy their audience; easy video creation is key for Gen Z and other insights from Big Frame, AwesomenessTV and FremantleMedia execs.
What a turnt up year it was
Say goodbye to selfies, ice buckets and Frozen covers: YouTube Rewind, a best-of clip produced by Portal A, celebrates the year.
Tyler Oakley wins big at Streamys
The YouTuber is among digital content creators recognized for using the platform to make a difference in viewers’ lives.
Streamys adds ICON Awards
The inaugural edition of the award, honoring Tyler Oakley, Pitbull, Shay Carl and Michelle Phan (pictured), will be presented at a VIP event on Friday.