October 31, 2013 |
Naughty Nurse has some competition this Halloween. The YouTube video "The Fox (What Does the Fox Say?)" from the Norwegian comedic duo Ylvis has gone from viral video to cultural phenom, ranking among this year's most popular Halloween costumes, according to one online retailer. "The fox sold out almost immediately," said Marlon Heimerl, a spokesman for HalloweenCostumes.com in North Mankato, Minn. "Normally, that's not a huge seller. " PHOTOS: Behind the scenes of movies and TV Halloween costumes often reflect what's happening in the zeitgeist.
January 24, 2013 |
Michael Bublé and his wife are having a baby Bublé! Luisana Lopilato, the wife of the Canada-born crooner, is pregnant, and what better way to announce to the world that they're expecting? With a YouTube video of course. Bublé, 37, and Lopilata, 25, posted a 22-second video on his website Thursday under "Big News... " The video starts with text saying "Mike, LU and Mini Bublé!!!" set to his song "I Just Haven't Met You Yet. " Then the video displays images from his wife's live ultrasound.
April 20, 2012 |
Google said it has removed a Toyota advertisement sponsoring a horrific YouTube video of an elderly Florida women losing control of her Camry and blowing through shoppers at a Publix supermarket, injuring 10 people. Through a quirk of Internet advertising that automatically links ads for companies to content about their products, a Toyota banner at the bottom of the video pitched the company and its Prius c hybrid. Crystal Dahlen, a Google spokeswoman, said the YouTube owner removed the advertisement after learning of the situation earlier today. There is no longer any advertising on the video . The accident took place earlier this week and the video was posted on multiple news websites after it was released by the Florida Highway Patrol.
March 23, 2013 |
For activists, the video is not only an animal execution on tape, it's a public challenge. The clip, posted on YouTube, shows an employee of a southeastern New Mexico slaughterhouse - a business that is seeking federal approval to slaughter horses - shooting a colt between the eyes with a .45-caliber handgun after he taunts activists who have opposed reintroducing horse slaughter in the U.S. Then Tim Sappington walks away from the downed horse,...
August 22, 2007 |
Almost a year after paying $1.65 billion for YouTube, Google Inc. is seeking some return on its investment. YouTube on Tuesday unveiled a new form of advertising to cash in on its 130 million registered users, who watch 3 billion videos a month. Dozens of other sites have tried ways to make money from the burgeoning popularity of online video.
November 4, 2006 |
Books have long been made into movies. Now, they're heading straight to YouTube. Author Michael Connelly adapted the first chapter of his new murder mystery, "Echo Park," into a 10-minute film for YouTube and other online video sites in an attempt to attract readers. Harry Bosch, Connelly's dark protagonist who is a detective in the Los Angeles Police Department, made his brooding debut online before "Echo Park" reached bookstores last month.