YouTube has just turned eight, and the company is marking the occasion by sharing a couple of cool stats about the service
Users of the world’s most popular video sharing service upload 100 hours of video to the site every minute. That’s 6,000 hours of video every hour and a whopping 144,000 hours of video every day.
YouTube also repeated a recently revealed number of one billion visitors to the site per month
YouTube, which was founded in February 2005 and first launched in May 2005, was…
If there’s ever been a PSA for not drinking and joking, it’s this video
Adam Patch’s wife got a little too tipsy one night and turned, like most do, into a stand-up comedian. Her subject of choice? Tortilla-chip bullying. (No, folks, even we can’t make this stuff up.)
Patch recorded his wife’s nonsensical, pun-filled story and turned it into a darkly hilarious animated video that really shines a light on the chip-on-chip abuse
They Might Be Giants boast one of the most diverse and full catalogs of any band of the last 30 years. In March they released Nanobots, the 16th studio album in their three-decade career.
Though the band formed in 1982, it wasn’t until the early 1990s that they broke out. Their third album, Flood, went platinum following its 1990 release and the band has been consistently pushing out further iterations of its quirky style of indie pop ever since.
Though casual listeners might know They…
Gmail turned 9 this month, and before we know it, it will be heading off to middle school. It’s grown up fast. In fact, it knows 57 languages now — the latest one being Cherokee.
Google’s email platform has greatly evolved since its inception, with a lot of user feedback taken into account
“Gmail was inspired by one user’s feedback that she was tired of struggling to find emails buried deep in her inbox,” the company said on its official blog. “So we built a new email that leveraged the…
It’s fair to say that neither General David Petraeus nor General John Allen will be delivering any lectures on email security any time soon.
Both men have become ensnared in scandals that could easily have been avoided, had they and their supposed paramours simply remembered the cardinal rule of email. Which is this: write every single one, even your draft emails, as if it were about to be broadcast to the entire nation.
The more of the story that gets uncovered, the more we learn it…
It’s Election Day, and it seems Americans are figuring out who is running for president just in the nick of time.
Google search trends show that searches for “who is running for President” have steadily risen over the year, spiking in just the past few days:
Let’s just say better late than never?
Most of the searches for “who is running for President” came out of North Carolina, with Ohio and Pennsylvania coming in second and third, respectively.
“Am I registered to vote” is another…
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GIFs have flashed across many a webpage, flickered within millions of MySpace profiles and glittered among innumerable Tumblrs. You’ve spotted them in animated advertising, email signatures, web forums and social avatars. Indeed, if I had to repurpose the acronym for “GIF” it would be “Great Internet Fun.”
In fact, “GIF” stands for “graphics interchange format,” a mature name for an image format just coming of age in the digital space (the GIF turned 25 this year). Specifically, Steve…