Traffic on YouTube from mobile devices jumped more than six-fold over the past two years, according to Google, which owns the popular social media site.
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The social advertising market is projected to reach $11 billion by 2017--and mobile users will become an increasing target of those advertising dollars, according to an infographic by Unified Social.
Google is poised to add offline viewing features to its YouTube mobile video applications.
Google is rolling out a significant YouTube for Android update introducing picture-in-picture functionality alongside an updated user interface, improved playlist support and TV queue options.
Two days after Microsoft issued an overhauled YouTube video application for its Windows Phone operating system, Google has demanded the app's removal, triggering a scathing public response from Microsoft.
Three months after Google demanded that Microsoft shut down its YouTube video application for Windows Phone, the app has returned to Microsoft's Windows Phone Store with Google's approval.
Chad Hurley and Steve Chen, who co-founded video sharing site YouTube in 2005, unveiled their latest effort, video creation application MixBit.
Nokia released a new app for Microsoft's Windows Phone operating system that allows users to upload videos directly to Google's YouTube. While the actual app is a relatively minor item in the overall mobile marketplace, it serves to highlight the increasingly complex web of alliances and rivalries that has grown out of the intense competition in the mobile industry among the world's largest technology companies.
Relations between mobile superpowers Google and Apple have improved in recent months said Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt, explaining the two companies have conducted "lots and lots" of meetings over the past year.