Social Update: 12 • 12 • 2014

Just as YouTube reminded the Internet of its role in pop culture with the 2014 edition of YouTube Rewind, another social media giant is catching up in the video-sharing game. Find out about Google and Facebook’s battle for content creators on this week’s episode of Social Update—Sunny Lenarduzzi will explain how Facebook’s autoplay videos boosted the number of video content sha ...Read the full article

#YouTubeRewind | Turn Down for 2014

Celebrating the moments, memes, and people that made 2014. Can you spot all the refs? #YouTubeRewind WATCH IN HD! WATCH 2014’S TOP VIDS: http://yt.be/rewind WATCH THE BTS: https://youtu.be/8sPUM6QnTOI Music mixed by DJ Earworm: http://youtube.com/djearworm Action Movie Kid https://youtube.com/theActionMovieKid Aichi Ono https://youtube.com/SpinboyAichi0307 AmazingPhil https://youtube.com/AmazingPhil Andy Raconte https://youtube.com/AndyRaconte Anil B https://youtube.com/WaRTeKGaminG Ape Crime https://youtube.com/ApeCrimeReloaded Apollos Hester http://youtu.be/X7ymriMhoj0 Barely Political https://youtube.com/barelypolitical Bart Baker https://youtube.com/BartBaKer Bethany Mota https://youtube.com/Macbarbie07 Big Bird https://youtube.com/SesameStreet Bilingirl https://youtube.com/cyoshida1231 Brett Nichols https://youtube.com/BrettNicholsOfficial Carrie Fletcher https://youtube.com/ItsWayPastMyBedTime Chris Hardwick https://youtube.com/Nerdist/ Colin Furze https://youtube.com/colinfurze Conan O'Brien https://youtube.com/teamcoco Conchita Wurst https://youtube.com/ConchitaWurst Connor Franta https://youtube.com/ConnorFranta Corridor Digital https://youtube.com/CorridorDigital Cyprien https://youtube.com/MonsieurDream daaruum https://youtube.com/daaruum danisnotonfire https://youtube.com/danisnotonfire Devil Baby https://youtube.com/devilsduenyc Dodie Clark https://youtube.com/doddleoddle Ella Caney-Willis https://youtube.com/EllaSaysHiya Enjoy Phoenix https://youtube.com/EnjoyPhoenix Epic Rap Battles https://youtube.com/ERB Evan Edinger https://youtube.com/naveregnide fouseyTUBE https://youtube.com/fouseyTUBE Freddie W https://youtube.com/freddiew Gabriel Valenciano https://youtube.com/iamgabvalenciano Gal Volinez http://goo.gl/zPKRNo Grace Helbig https://youtube.com/graciehinabox Hajime https://youtube.com/0214mex Hannah Hart https://youtube.com/MyHarto Heart https://youtube.com/ThatsHeart Hello Denizen https://youtube.com/HelloDenizen Hikakin https://youtube.com/HIKAKIN HolaSoyGerman https://youtube.com/HolaSoyGerman How It Should Have Ended https://youtube.com/HISHEdotcom IISuperwomanII https://youtube.com/IISuperwomanII iJustine https://youtube.com/ijustine Ingrid Nelson https://youtube.com/missglamorazzi iTakahashi https://youtube.comiTakahashikun Jenna Marbles https://youtube.com/JennaMarbles Jimmy Kimmel https://youtube.com/JimmyKimmelLive John Oliver https://youtube.com/LastWeekTonight Kacy Catanzaro http://youtu.be/XfZFuw7a13E Kid President http://goo.gl/D9e40D Kingsley https://youtube.com/ItsKingsleyBitch Kosuke https://youtube.com/user/pazudoraya Kurt Hugo Schneider https://youtube.com/KurtHugoSchneider Le Floid https://youtube.com/LeFloid Luke Cutforth https://youtube.com/LukeIsNotSexy MakeupbyMandy24 https://youtube.com/MakeupbyMandy24 Mamiruton https://youtube.com/TheMaxMurai Manako (Q'ulle) http://goo.gl/EtLTpW MasuoTV https://youtube.com/MasuoTV Matt Bittner http://youtu.be/8UoJ-34Ssa0 Max Murai https://youtube.com/TheMaxMurai Michelle Phan https://youtube.com/MichellePhan Mika Shindate https://youtube.com/shindatemika Niki Albon https://youtube.com/NikiNSammy PDS https://youtube.com/PDSKabushikiGaisha Pentatonix https://youtube.com/PTXofficial PewDiePie https://youtube.com/PewDiePie PrankvsPrank https://youtube.com/PrankvsPrank Raphael Gomes https://youtube.com/ItsRaphaBlueBerry Rhett & Link https://youtube.com/RhettandLink Rosanna Pansino https://youtube.com/RosannaPansino Sadie Miller https://youtube.com/amillerfull Sam Tsui https://youtube.com/TheSamTsui Sami Slimani https://youtube.com/HerrTutorial Sammy Albon https://youtube.com/NikiNSammy Sasaki Asahi https://youtube.com/sasakiasahi Seikin https://youtube.com/SeikinTV Sione Vaka Kelepi https://youtube.com/sionemaraschino Sir Fedora https://youtube.com/imperialnights SkyDoesMinecraft https://youtube.com/SkyDoesMinecraft Smosh https://youtube.com/smosh Stephen Colbert https://youtube.com/comedycentral Steve Kardynal https://youtube.com/SteveKardynal Stuart Edge https://youtube.com/stuartedge The Fine Bros https://youtube.com/TheFineBros The Gregory Brothers https://youtube.com/schmoyoho The Slow Mo Guys https://youtube.com/theslowmoguys Troye Sivan https://youtube.com/TroyeSivan18 Tyler Oakley https://youtube.com/tyleroakley VlogBrothers https://youtube.com/vlogbrothers Vsauce2 https://youtube.com/Vsauce2 Vsauce3 https://youtube.com/Vsauce3 WORLD ORDER https://youtube.com/crnaviofficial Rewind 2014 created by YouTube & Portal A http://portal-a.com Full credits: http://portal-a.com/rewind2014 Special thanks to Coda, the beloved pup of Rewind's lead editor, who made her debut as Spider Dog. Fight ALS: http://goo.gl/aLCckj


Social Update #10 | YouTube's Talent War, Facebook search and Sainsbury's Holiday Pivot

Youtube tries to hold on to top content producers by offering bonuses for exclusivity, Facebook Graph search now lets you search old posts and Sainsbury's drops not one but two holiday viral videos before Christmas. This is your Social Update for the week of December 12th 2014 brought to you by Hootsuite.