By Nicholas Whitt |Staff Writer| YouTube has created a subscription service called YouTube Red, and it opens up multiple avenues on how it may provide online video and educational content. "Google has been breaking even in terms of revenue and cost production with YouTube for the past nine years," according to Dan Bates, a writer for DailyMail.com. Charging people money to watch some of their favorite creators make unique content is the same principle as the famous web based video content Hulu followed. Hulu, back in 2009, used to be free for everyone and gained most of their revenue from ads, just like YouTube. Now, Hulu is a subscription service with only certain content … [Read more...] about Youtube the next hulu?
By Selina Cerda |Staff Writer| Ten years strong, YouTube generates billions of views every day, changing the way people consume entertainment. Most of YouTube’s viewers range from 12-18 with 44% female and 56% male, attracting viewers 18-34 away from cable and satellite television. YouTube was founded by Chad Hurley, Steven Chen, Jawed Karim, who were three former employees of PayPal who wanted to create an outlet for creative people to express themselves. The domain Youtube.com, was activated Feb. 14, 2005 and after a few months of developing, the site was officially launched in May 2005. The first YouTube video to ever be uploaded, “Me at the Zoo”, was by co-founder Jawed … [Read more...] about YouTube is 10 years young