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: WATCH THE BTS: Music mixed by DJ Earworm: Action Movie Kid Aichi Ono AmazingPhil Andy Raconte Anil B Ape Crime Apollos Hester Barely Political Bart Baker Bethany Mota Big Bird Bilingirl Brett Nichols Carrie Fletcher Chris Hardwick Colin Furze Conan O'Brien Conchita Wurst Connor Franta Corridor Digital Cyprien daaruum danisnotonfire Devil Baby Dodie Clark Ella Caney-Willis Enjoy Phoenix Epic Rap Battles Evan Edinger fouseyTUBE Freddie W Gabriel Valenciano Gal Volinez Grace Helbig Hajime Hannah Hart Heart Hello Denizen Hikakin HolaSoyGerman How It Should Have Ended IISuperwomanII iJustine Ingrid Nelson iTakahashi https://youtube.comiTakahashikun Jenna Marbles Jimmy Kimmel John Oliver Kacy Catanzaro Kid President Kingsley Kosuke Kurt Hugo Schneider Le Floid Luke Cutforth MakeupbyMandy24 Mamiruton Manako (Q'ulle) MasuoTV Matt Bittner Max Murai Michelle Phan Mika Shindate Niki Albon PDS Pentatonix PewDiePie PrankvsPrank Raphael Gomes Rhett & Link Rosanna Pansino Sadie Miller Sam Tsui Sami Slimani Sammy Albon Sasaki Asahi Seikin Sione Vaka Kelepi Sir Fedora SkyDoesMinecraft Smosh Stephen Colbert Steve Kardynal Stuart Edge The Fine Bros The Gregory Brothers The Slow Mo Guys Troye Sivan Tyler Oakley VlogBrothers Vsauce2 Vsauce3 WORLD ORDER Rewind 2014 created by YouTube & Portal A Full credits: Special thanks to Coda, the beloved pup of Rewind's lead editor, who made her debut as Spider Dog. Fight ALS:

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.