Amid A Sudden Gold Rush, Is Podcasting’s Market “Anyone With Ears?”

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David Bloom

It's been a great couple of weeks for the burgeoning business of podcasting. Big deals, a big conference, big talk from the guy heading the biggest podcasting (and traditional radio) network of all. The very good news is that there's lots to brag about for a business that hopes to…

Influencer Marketing Expert Karyn Spencer Joins Whalar As Its First SVP Of Partnerships

Digital content and talent veteran Karyn Spencer, who’s worked with prominent YouTubers like Casey Neistat and Emma Chamberlain, has joined…

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Children’s Content Studio Pocket.Watch Unveils Kid-Centric Ad Agency ‘Clock.Work’

Pocket.watch, the Generation Alpha-focused digital media company that reps YouTube megastar Ryan Kaji, has just announced an all-new business unit:…

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YouTuber Partnerships Are Playing Big At This Year’s Toy Fair New York

Usually, there are no children at Toy Fair New York.

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YouTube Elevates Creator-Turned-Executive Matt Koval To New Role: ‘Creator Liaison’

YouTube has promoted creator-turned-employee Matt Koval to a critical new role: 'creator liaison'. In this capacity, Koval will be focused…

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Tubular Labs Introduces New ‘Video Categories’ Tool, Co-Developed By Former Netflix Exec

Tubular Labs, a digital video analytics company that arms advertisers and publishers with data to help hone their respective business…

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YouTube Confirms Demonetization Of Controversial Vlogger JayStation, As He Announces Indefinite Hiatus

On Friday, Jason ‘ImJayStation’ Ethier -- the YouTuber with 5.5 million subscribers who conceded last month that he'd faked his girlfriend’s…

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YouTube Reinstates Popular Music Streaming Channel ChilledCow After Fan Outcry

When YouTube terminated the channel ChilledCow Feb. 22, it had been streaming music 24/7 for 548 days.

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The Drive-Thru Creator Problem: How Low-Quality Content Is Hurting Brands (And Creators)

Recently, we’ve seen a troubling trend in our space: pumping out branded content as quickly as possible is being prioritized…

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Nickelodeon Greenlights Season 3 Of ‘Ryan’s Mystery Playdate’

Nickelodeon has officially greenlit more Ryan Kaji. Nick and digital kids’ content studio pocket.watch will produce a third season of…

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Amid Security Concerns, TSA Bans Employee Usage Of TikTok For Social Posts

Yet another government agency has given TikTok the boot.  The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) said Sunday that it has stopped…

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The Dolan Twins’ ‘Love From Sean’ Cancer-Fighting Venture Raises Roughly $200,000 In 24 Hours

As the Dolan Twins’ career kicks into overdrive, with the launch of their sophomore Wakeheart fragrance and a new weekly…

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Fox Looking To Acquire Tubi For Reported $500 Million, As NBCUniversal Sets Sights On Vudu

Two major streaming services -- both of which offer a free, ad-supported product -- are reportedly on the auction block.…

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Indie Spotlight: Funded By $166K Kickstarter, Electropop Group Studio Killers Are Bringing Their Animated Alter-Egos To Life In ‘404’

Studio Killers’ members have always kept their real-life identities mum, instead portraying themselves as animated characters: frontwoman/artist Cherry, keytarist Goldie…

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PewDiePie Returns To Daily YouTube Uploads After “Really Healthy And Good” Break

PewDiePie is back. YouTube’s most followed creator (who’s not a media conglomerate) has resumed making daily videos after taking the first…

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Father Of Alison Parker Files FTC Complaint Against YouTube, Alleging It Refuses To Remove Videos Of Her Death

In 2015, journalist Alison Parker and her coworker Adam Ward were shot and killed while on air. Following her death,…

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