Monthly Archive: June 2014

Youtube believes it knows what you want to watch – better than you do

the direction YouTube is taking is focusing more and more on the company’s “What to watch” and “Recommended video” algorithms alongside a complete and entirely deliberate disregard for subscriptions as a function. The message was clear: YouTube thinks it knows what people want to watch better than the people themselves, via I’m worried about YouTube – Hank’s Tumblr. Youtube’s goal...

Where to post videos online?

 Youtube – the big kid on the block Flickr – known for still photos, Flickr supports up to 1 GB video uploads Dailymotion – a European-based video site, 2nd biggest in the world after Youtube Vimeo – high quality content A week ago I posted Fremont Solstice Parade videos on Youtube. Viewership has been abysmal. As previously noted, ordinary Youtube...

How Much Do YouTubers Make?

More than a year out of date but … How Much Do YouTubers Make? The Top 25 Earning Creators’ Adsense Salaries Revealed [Infographic]. How did they do it? Mostly it was young people just out of college in 2005-2008 – just as Youtube was getting underway. They jumped on to online video as an extension of Facebook social media and...

How to create 4K 3D Videos for Youtube

Using Sony Vegas Pro (and presumably newer version of Sony Movie Studio) I used the MainConcept AVC/AAC (*.mp4, *.avc) codec I selected Custom Frame size and set width to 3840 and height to 1080. I set maximum bps to 40,000,000 I set average bps to 32,000,000 On the Project tab, I set Stereoscopic 3D mode to “Side by side (full)”...

How Old is ‘Too Old’ To Be A YouTube Star?

Almost none are over the age of 40 – sounds just like Hollywood, doesn’t it? 🙂 … the youngest performer (from the numbers, painstakingly, I could gather, mind you) is the South Korean guitarist Sungha Jung (“jwcfree,” subscriber rank: 113) who is 16-years-old. The oldest is one of the guys from The Piano Guys (subscriber rank: 125) who is 47....

How YouTube selects which videos to recommend in search and recommendations

From the Youtube page here: YouTube suggests videos in search and recommendations that are likely to increase how much overall time a viewer spends watching and uses watch time to improve the ranking of videos in search and recommendations. If people click on your videos and stick around to watch, your videos are more likely to appear more often in...