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The Value of a Pageview

At any given moment, there are more internet users than there are television watchers or magazine subscribers. According to emarketer, Americans spend a per day average of 5 hours on-line, 4.5 hours watching television, 1.5 hours listening to the radio and half hour reading printed material. Considering that there are about as many internet users per day as there are US households, approximately 110 million, the internet logs more viewing hours.


YouTube launches pay channels with campy flicks


Roger Corman's campy B movies, children's shows like "Sesame Street" and "Inspector Gadget," and inspirational monologues by celebrities — these are among the 30 channels that will require a paid monthly subscription on YouTube coming soon.


YouTube Said to Be Planning a Subscription Option

The Web site this week is expected to announce a plan to let some video makers charge a monthly subscription, according to people with knowledge of the plan.


The Most Subscribed-To YouTube Channels

Smosh is now the most-subscribed to channel on YouTube with 7 million subscribers. Here is a look at the channel's competition. All numbers are from VidStatsX as of January 22nd.


YouTube Claims Victory Over TV - Battle Won With One Billion Visitors Per Month

With more than one billion unique visitors every month, YouTube asserted last night that the battle between television and the online video giant is over. YouTube claimed victory with six billion views per month. According to the Wall Street Journal, which cited Mark Mahaney's estimates, a stock analyst at RBC Capital Markets,  that YouTube generated about $4 billion in revenue in 2012, up from $2.5 billion in 2011.


Once Again, YouTube Prevails In Viacom Case

YouTube has once again beaten Viacom in the long-running copyright case that the companies have spent the last several years fighting. This marks the second time U.S. District Judge Louis Stanton has taken YouTube’s side in the case, agreeing that the streaming video provider was protected by “safe harbor” provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.


Dish Network offering to buy Sprint in $25.5B deal

Dish Network - AP

Dish Network Corp. is trying to snag U.S. wireless carrier Sprint Nextel Corp. away from its Japanese suitor in recognition of the way satellite dishes are losing their relevance in the age of cellphones that play YouTube videos.


Heads up! Headless drive-thru prank scares workers

No drive-thru worker is safe from Rahat the Magician Prankster, and this time he has completely lost his head.The latest YouTube video from the veteran of drive-thru pranks features Rahat wearing an outfit that makes it look like his head has been chopped off.


Stiles Plays Escort on YouTube

Julia Stiles in "Blue"

If you feel like you haven’t seen Julia Stiles on screen lately, you may just be looking for her in the wrong places—or rather on the wrong screen. Stiles is currently starring in the YouTube series “Blue,” which returned for a second season on March 15.


Video shows Washington drive-by shooting that injures 11

Surveillance videos captures a drive-by shooting early Monday near the Capitol building in Washington that left 11 people injured. Washington, D.C., police released the video on YouTube and called on the public to help identify two "vehicles of interest in an Assault with Intent to Kill incident."


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