Topic: PewDiePie

Here’s a Look at How YouTube Became an Entertainment Powerhouse

The video site has come a long way from cat videos

Ten years ago, when YouTube made its debut, the video-sharing site was better known for its mindless cat videos than for hosting slickly produced content teeming with talent. Today, social…

What You Need to Know About YouTube's Subscription Service, YouTube Red

No ads, offline viewing, more music

YouTube unveiled its long-awaited subscription service today at an event at its YouTube Space in Los Angeles. Dubbed YouTube Red, the advertising-free option will go live one week from today,…

PewDiePie Fires Back at 'Haters' Over the $7.4 Million He Made on YouTube

Gets angry comments about huge earnings

One of YouTube's biggest stars responded to criticism about how much money he reportedly earned last year from his gaming videos. PewDiePie, whose real name is Felix Kjellberg, made $7.4 million…

Marshawn Lynch Headlines ESPN The Magazine's Leap into Video Games

Print pub tests gaming waters

ESPN The Magazine is dropping an "eSports" issue this week with Seattle Seahawks star Marshawn Lynch gracing its cover. In a feature story, Lynch, who is notoriously uncooperative with the…

Maker Studios Is Building an In-House Ad Team

Dedicated unit will focus on branded videos

Flush with $26 million in new funding, Maker Studios is looking to up its monetization game. The startup, which manages YouTube stars like PewDiePie and Kassem G, is set to…