Thursday 10.24: News to Know
YouTube Close to Launching Subscription Music Service (Breaking)
YouTube is preparing a premium on-demand music service — akin to a Spotify, but with video — to launch later this year, according to several sources familiar with the plans.
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Machinima Partner Yoteslaya Passes Away in Fatal Train Collision
According to a report by Fox 59, Machinima Respawn partner Brian Rickard (Yoteslaya) has died in a fatal car accident.
Hulu officially brings free short clips to mobile devices
Short clips from the Daily Show, Saturday Night Live and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, as well as a number of other shows, are now available for free onHulu‘s website if you access it from a mobile device.
Five things Netflix is going to disrupt next
First, Netflix brought us binge viewing. Now it wants to shorten the time between TV seasons, stream in 4K and give us access to movies sooner.
Spoof Queen of England Twitter Account to Be Adapted Into Yahoo Series
Titled “Yes Ma’am,” the animated comedy series will be aired on Yahoo’s U.K. comedy page and feature the royalist snark familiar to @Queen_UK’s 1.1 million followers.
Netflix Releases Exclusive Clip From Aziz Ansari’s ‘Buried Alive’
In preparation for Aziz Ansari’s comedy special “Buried Alive,” Netflix has released an exclusive clip from the upcoming show.
YouTube Takes on The News
Much like the Google News homepage, YouTube’s news channel aggregates video news content from some of the biggest – and smallest – broadcasters on earth. Also, like Google News, the channel does not actually produce its own journalism.
YouTube Expands Paid Channels to Some Creators
YouTube is now giving some creators the ability to launch paid/subscription channels on the site, after having opened up the capability to a variety of other content providers in May.
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YOUTUBE MAKES PAID SUBSCRIPTION CHANNELS AVAILABLE TO MORE PARTNERS — COULD IT HELP YOU?
Congrats, mid-tier and above YouTubers , you can now start charging subscription fees of as little as $0.99 for your new channels!
MAKER UNVEILS MAKER MAX — THE ULTIMATE ANALYTIC DASHBOARD
Maker Studios continues to redefine the way YouTubers interact with their fans and control their destinies. Introducing Maker Max, the online video production giant has taken an enormous stride forward in shoring up the analytical side of their business mode.
AOL Forms Global Video Division with Ran Harnevo at the Helm
Ran Harnevo has been named president of AOL Video, a newly formed global division at the digital media company.
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