‘YouTube Rewind 2018’ is now the second-most disliked video in YouTube history — here’s why people are so upset (GOOG, GOOGL)

YouTube YouTube last week released its annual “Rewind” video, which features more than 100 YouTube stars and celebrities. Appearances included Will Smith, Marques Brownlee, Tyler “Ninja” Blevins, John Oliver, and many more. In the course of five days, YouTube Rewind 2018 has become the second-most disliked video in YouTube history. As of Monday morning, it […]

Daily Podcast: Spider-Man, Cowboy Bebop, Handmaid’s Tale, Creed, Candyman, To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before, YouTube, Ralph Breaks The Internet

On the November 28, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall, and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest tv and film news, including Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Cowboy Bebop, Handmaid’s Tale, Sylvester Stallone, Candyman, To All The Boys I’ve Loved […]

YouTube will remove all pop-up annotations on January 15th

Back in March 2017, YouTube announced that it would be retiring annotations, those boxes that pop up during a video with links and additional information. It discontinued the annotations editor in May of last year and soon all existing annotations will be going away as well. The company added an update to the help page […]

Daily Podcast: Fantastic Beasts, Devil May Cry, Disneyland, Star Wars, Cereal Monsters & YouTube

On the November 19, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film senior writer Ben Pearson and writer Hoai-Tran Bui to talk about the latest film and tv news, including Fantastic Beasts, Devil May Cry, Disneyland, Star Wars, Cereal Monsters, and YouTube. You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes, […]

YouTube Offering ‘The Terminator’, ‘Rocky’ and Dozens More Movies For Free (With Ads)

Maybe you’re familiar with this scenario: you really want to see a certain movie, but it’s not streaming anywhere online. You just paid rent, so you can’t afford to buy it right now. Maybe, in a moment of desperation, you turn to YouTube to see if a version has been uploaded there. It’s not your […]

I'm A Celebrity 2018: Is YouTube star WillNE going into the jungle? Hoax revealed

On I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here last night, the first 10 contestants for 2018 went into the jungle on ITV. There had been some rumours YouTube star WillNE would be going into the jungle with them. However, on Friday the vlogger released a video titled “I Faked Going On a Celebrity TV Show […]

YouTube quietly offers free, ad-supported movies

YouTube is borrowing a page from Vudu’s playbook, in a manner of speaking. AdAge has confirmed that the Google video service quietly started adding free, ad-supported movies to its “Movies & Shows” section in October. The roughly 100-title collection largely revolves around old or unspectacular movies that are long past their money-making prime, such as […]

These are the 50 most recommended videos on YouTube

YouTube A study from the Pew Research Center has delved into how we use and interact with the world’s biggest video site — YouTube. As well as looking at how people use YouTube, it also examined how YouTube influences people through its algorithm, which recommends videos in the “Up next” section. Pew compiled a list […]