Ontario native Matthew Santoro, who specializes in creating videos based on BuzzFeed-style lists, is one of the fastest-growing personalities on YouTube, steadily pulling in millions of views for creations such as 10 Creepy Urban Legends That Turned Out To Be True and 5 Lies School Taught You.
In a survey of 1,500 13-to-18-year-olds commissioned by Variety, respondents were asked to rank 20 well-known personalities in terms of authenticity, approachability and influence. YouTube stars made up the top five.
YouTube will launch a new subscription music service, the company acknowledged Tuesday after being dragged into a public dispute over royalties that will result in the blockade of some independent artists' music videos.
Turkey's highest court on Thursday ruled that the country's two month-old ban on YouTube violates constitutional rights to freedom of expression, a setback for Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan who wanted to shut down the video-sharing website.
With the first ever Buffer Festival, YouTube video creators are given the chance to step out of the virtual world, and onto the big screen. This weekend, theatres across Toronto are showcasing the work of popular YouTubers.