The Women of YouTube: A Celebration and Conversation with the Women In Front of and Behind the Camera brought a diverse group of female panelists to give insight. The purpose was to celebrate the movement of more and more women launching, building and managing channels on YouTube. The event also allowed panelists to give their opinion about the current state of women on YouTube, their experiences and best practices of building channels, challenges they have overcome, audience development and engagement, how to have a positive experience, unique opportunities for women on YouTube, and what’s next.
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Arraignment postponed in “YouTube sex abuse case”
The allegations against Cardosa surfaced after a 28-year-old woman uploaded a videotaped phone conversation to YouTube in which she confronts Cardosa with claims of sexual abuse from 16 years earlier, when she was a 12-year-old student at Chemawa Middle School in Riverside, Calif. In the video, Cardosa appears to acknowledge the accusations. In the time since the video was posted, a second woman who is now 18 has come forward with her own accusations of abuse. She told authorities that Cardosa sexually abused her when she was 15 at Tomas Rivera Middle School in Perris.
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Goal No. 1 for YouTube: Compete With TV
Meanwhile, its 1984 in Sochi The accusations that Russia’s government is behind the call recording intensifies concerns already voiced about the privacy of people attending the Winter Olympics in Sochi. A top Russian official raised the specter of a particularly Orwellian state in comments claiming that Western visitors are intentionally trying to sabotage the success of the event. In an article published Thursday by The Wall Street Journal, Dmitry Kozak, the deputy prime minister responsible for the Olympic preparations, said, “We have surveillance video from the hotels that shows people turn on the shower, direct the nozzle at the wall, and then leave the room for the whole day.” The WSJ reporter was whisked away before he could ask follow-up questions. Beyond the diplomatic fallout of the recording and concerns about intrusive spying by world governments, the leaked call raises important national security considerations.
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Turning table on NSA, US diplomats’ phone call is bugged, leaked to YouTube
Yet Nikesh Arora, Googles chief business officer, told investors last week that the video site is in its infancy in the amount of advertising they can support,vis-a-vis the amount of usage were getting. The job now is to get YouTube to grow up. In a way, Wojcicki is an ideal choice, given her deep experience in advertising. But shed have to help Google develop some new muscles. Googles dominance in online advertising is based on search, a transactional game: Someone starts searching for airline tickets, and airline companies want their ads showing up at that moment in hopes that people will buy something immediately.
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