YouTube Banned in China: Google

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The Chinese government has banned its citizens from viewing videos on YouTube, the video sharing site’s owner Google said Tuesday. Google trackers noticed late Monday that Chinese traffic of YouTube had decreased dramatically and watched as it dropped to nearly zero Tuesday morning, the New York Times reported. “We don’t know the reason for the […]

YouTubing the conventions

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7/11/2008 05:48:00 AM Posted by Steve Grove, YouTube News and Politics Through unprecedented partnerships with both the Democratic and Republican National Conventions, we just debuted a video contest that will send one talented winner from each side of the aisle onto their candidate’s campaign trail, and ultimately into their party’s national convention in Denver or […]

YouTube Adding Geographic Search

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Tired of searching for “Paris” (France) on YouTube and mostly seeing video of Paris Hilton? A new geographic search feature (reported first by NewTeeVee) should take care of that. Video uploading users have been able to geotag videos on YouTube but not easily search for video by location. By contrast, Google Earth allows searching for […]