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Smosh Launching Hour-Long Video for Digital Download Popular YouTube channel makes another video for Assassin's Creed

Smosh is taking a stab at long-form content. The popular YouTube duo of Ian Hecox and Anthony Padilla is set to release a 60-minute compilation video on Tuesday that draws from…

October 21, 2013, 12:00 AM EDT

Do You Sound as Dumb as These People When Describing Your Advertising Job? An orgy of buzzwords

"So, what do you do?" It's the perennial cocktail-party ice-breaker. But in an age of budding tech startups and buzzy digital marketing firms, what used to be a simple, straightforward…

October 17, 2013, 7:39 AM EDT

Hearst, AwesomenessTV to Launch YouTube Effort for Seventeen Includes a new multi-channel network

Hearst is partnering with Dreamworks' AwesomenessTV, a YouTube channel popular among teens, to create both a new channel and a multi-channel network around the Seventeen magazine brand. AwesomenessTV will handle the…

October 16, 2013, 12:03 PM EDT

Samsung Spot for Smart Watch Sees Big View Numbers From Dick Tracy and Inspector Gadget to Samsung's new gizmo

The future has arrived, according to a recent spot for Samsung's Galaxy Gear smart watch. But new technology is influenced by the past, even if that history is the stuff…

October 16, 2013, 12:00 AM EDT

Comedy Gives Back to Host Online Telethon for Charity Dane Cook to perform; Dailymotion to stream

Coming next month to an Internet connection near you: comedy with a cause. The charity organization Comedy Gives Back is hosting a 24-hour online telethon on Nov. 6 to raise money…

October 14, 2013, 12:00 AM EDT

TouchCast Launches Contest For Original Web Video Series Winner will receive $4,000

The startup TouchCast, which has plans to reinvent Web video, is putting out a casting call—a "TouchCasting Call," to be exact. The startup, which publishes a free iPad app with video…

October 11, 2013, 2:08 PM EDT

Watch This Epic Reel of Halloween-Themed News Bloopers VideoWatch's Awesome Stupid Video of the Week

Local news broadcasts tend to be pretty uneventful: there's the weather report, sports highlights and a few news stories of note. So every once in a while it's fun to…

October 11, 2013, 12:00 AM EDT

DanceOn Raises $4 Million in Series A Financing So You Think You Can Dance's Nigel Lythgoe joins board

The multi-channel network DanceOn—one of YouTube's original premium content partners—has received a vote of confidence in the form of a $4 million Series A round of financing. Plus Capital and AMC…

October 10, 2013, 11:47 AM EDT

Watch Miley Cyrus Perform 'We Can't Stop' a Capella With Jimmy Fallon and the Roots Surprisingly solid performance

Just when you thought you were getting a break from Miley Cyrus on VideoWatch—probably not likely anytime soon—she's back on the blog with an a cappella version of her song "We…

October 9, 2013, 5:34 PM EDT

5-Hour Energy Ad Promoting Breast Cancer Awareness Resonates on YouTube GoPro video takes No. 2 spot in VideoWatch/VidIQ chart

To mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month, 5-Hour Energy is donating a portion of the proceeds from its new raspberry-flavored energy drink to Living Beyond Breast Cancer. And a new 30-second spot…

October 9, 2013, 2:20 PM EDT