Summer in the City 2013: See You Soon!
Tuesday, 13 August 2013
In a short while we’ll be joining thousands of fans to celebrate the YouTube Creator Community at
Summer in the City 2013
held in London on the 17th & 18th August. We’ve had the pleasure of seeing this gathering grow from just 600 in 2011 to more than 7000 tickets already sold for this year.
This year the event is held at
with performances, panels, workshops, Q&A Sessions from so many
. Be sure to visit the YouTube Booth Area where you can meet your favorite star, have a photo clicked with your friends or just relax and enjoy free smoothies!
Don’t forget to check out the YouTube presence there. Here’s what we’re up to.
: Join us on Saturday at 6 p.m. to celebrate the incredible things creators have done in the last year and we’ll also talk about what’s upcoming
YouTube Fan Booth:
Come visit our YouTube Space where you can relax or chat with the YouTube Team. You can also snap memories in our amazing photo booth, and take home some awesome YouTube swag!
“6 things you never knew about YouTube” Workshops :
Join us for a variety of workshops where you can hear directly from the YouTube team. Here is a sneak peak:
You Chose! What Makes a Hit Series on YouTube OR The Best Videos You've Never Seen
Designing for What the World is Watching
Every meme starts with a first video
Getting closer to YouTube with Google+
The coolest feature on YouTube that no-one knows about
We’re looking forward to seeing you, hearing from you, learning with you (and of course having fun alongside you!) at SITC this year. London, here we come!
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YouTube geeks out with first-ever Geek Week: August 4-10, 2013
Wednesday, 24 July 2013
There’s never been a better time to be a geek. F
rom “Game of Thrones” and “The Big Bang Theory,” to “Harry Potter” and “The Avengers,” geek culture is everywhere, attracting and connecting ever-expanding audiences.
Today's obsession with all-things-geek has sparked a global community on YouTube, enabling fans around the world to express their love of superheroes, comics, gaming, science and sci-fi.
some of the biggest channels on YouTube dedicated to geek culture, the platform
has become a top destination for fans everywhere to create, share and watch geek content. That’s why on August 4-10 we’ll celebrate this content with a special programming event: our first-ever YouTube Geek Week at
Produced in conjunction with geek powerhouse
in the US and
in the UK, Geek Week will showcase more than 100 channels that fans love, unveiling new videos, series premieres and creative collaborations, as well as highlighting some of the best geek videos and shows already on YouTube.
Each day is hosted by a different YouTube channel, which will introduce the highlights of the day in a special daily video, as well as launch exciting new content throughout the week.
: A celebration of the iconic characters, movies and shows that define geek culture--plus a spotlight on the best original YouTube sci-fi, fantasy and animation. Hosted by
in the US, with new content from
in the UK.
Global Geekery Monday
: Anime from Tokyo, comic book heroes from Delhi, and a celebration of
. Explore geek culture from around the world. Hosted by
in the U.S., and including a special new episode of the British cult children's TV show “Knightmare.”
: Science, education and knowledge channels that make YouTube the world's biggest platform for learning. Hosted by
The Spangler Effect
in the US, with an epic stunt from
from the UK.
: From hilarious parodies to real-life superpowers, explore superheroes, the supernatural and the super-weird. Plus, released exclusively for Geek Week, the trailer for Marvel's “Thor: The Dark World
Stan Lee’s World of Heroes
in the US, and you won’t believe what
Fast Furious & Funny
have done with an old Nissan in the UK.
: A gamers’ paradise, with live play-throughs, video games in real life, game-inspired original series and much more. Hosted by
and Maker Studios'
in the US, with a
Guinness World Records
gaming attempt live stream from the UK.
: Sci-fi-themed cooking, incredible cosplay and impassioned nerd debates as YouTube's biggest fans take center stage. Hosted by Felicia Day of
Geek & Sundry
in the US, with an ultimate geeky quiz by
from the UK.
For our 3l33t geeks out there, keep your eyes out for Easter eggs all week, and you’ll also be able to collect badges from the eggs and select #geekweek videos when logged in and visiting
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LIVE: Food Tube Show starring Jamie Oliver, JacksGap and Pixiwoo.
Monday, 8 July 2013
This evening from
hosts the Food Tube Show, themed around a Hot Summer Party.
He's moving his kitchen studio outdoors and will be filming on the streets of London in a 45 minute celebration of all culinary things summery, aided and abetted by members of the Food Tube family.
Jamie will be joined by top YouTube beauty queens
and UK stars of the vloggersphere Jack and Finn Harris from
, giving them a crash course in making delicious Dim Sum. The chef will be geeking out about his number one love -- chilis -- and challenging Jack and Finn to see who can take the heat when it comes to a super-hot chilli challenge.
The irrepressible DJ BBQ will be bringing along his ‘redonkulous’ smoker to the party to make some Mexican Carnitas of succulent pulled pork… plus more Italian delights made by Jamie's pal and food guru, Gennaro Contaldo. All this washed down by the Food Tube cocktail, as decided by Food Tube viewers during the event.
If you live in London you can join in person by heading for Nile Steet ( near Old Street tube) or just watch it all happen live on YouTube at youtube.com/foodtube. Happy eating.
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Watch Live@Wimbledon on YouTube
Friday, 21 June 2013
, David Ferrer and
are already in London getting ready for Wimbledon, the world’s oldest and most prestigious Grand Slam tennis tournament.
This year, supported by Rolex,
Wimbledon's YouTube channel
will have exclusive access throughout The Championships on Live@Wimbledon.
Catch the key moments of the tennis, interviews, behind the scenes and press conferences throughout the Wimbledon fortnight. You can also relive all the glory days of Wimbledon’s golden moments, such as one of the greatest matches ever played, the
2008 Wimbledon Men's Singles Final: Rafael Nadal Vs Roger Federer
Round up your friends and learn how to make a fantastic
strawberry ice cream
for Wimbledon by
. You can also get closer to the Wimbledon action by serving up your Wimbledon-inspired #shotoftheday photo to win Centre Court tickets. Follow
Wimbledon on Google+
Start pressing your tennis whites: it all starts Monday, June 24.
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Muse: Live on YouTube for Warchild
Thursday, 14 February 2013
War Child’s much anticipated event at O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire featuring Muse will be
and uninterrupted on YouTube from 9:30pm GMT on Monday, February 18.
Watching the gig live online is now your only chance to get involved as all general admission tickets sold out in just three-minutes.
The event marks the start of War Child’s 20th Anniversary Year and comes ahead of War Child’s Special Recognition Award to be presented at the BRIT Awards, where
Muse are nominated for British Group and British Live Act.
This year War Child marks two decades of work protecting the innocent victims of war. War Child UK has saved and transformed the lives of more than 800,000 children in the world’s most war-torn countries, children who would otherwise have been forgotten. From Bosnia, Chechnya and Rwanda to Afghanistan, Iraq and the Democratic Republic of Congo, War Child have given children the security, care, education and skills they need to build a better future for themselves. For more information on War Child go to the charity's web site -- and don't forget to tun in on Monday for what promises to be a blistering show.
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Game on: Brand new YouTube experience on PlayStation 3 in 19 new countries
Monday, 11 February 2013
If you’re like us, you’ve probably been making the most of these long winter nights scoring
, and all other kinds of
on your games consoles. While you’re there, you should have a look at the YouTube app - you’re sure to have a happy surprise. As of today, we have radically improved the YouTube experience on PlayStation 3 in 19 countries, hot on the heels of similar
improvements on the other major consoles
We have a completely new experience, designed for the big screen and console controls. Here’s what you’ll find on your PS3:
: Finding the videos you want is easier than ever, with search suggestions and instant video results while you type.
Channels you love:
Sign in to find the latest videos from your YouTube subscriptions, which now also includes HD and official music videos.
Your phone as a remote:
With a quick pairing process, you can control YouTube with your smartphone. Find a video on your phone and—with a click of a button—it’ll play on the big screen. While the video is playing on your TV you can control it from the phone, or keep browsing YouTube for the next one.
Set your language on your PS3 and use the new YouTube app in your language. The following languages are supported: English, Swedish, Italian, German, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Dutch, Russian.
This release brings the new app to PlayStation 3 in the following countries: Australia, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Israel, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Russia and the United Kingdom.
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