So one of the big developments since YouTube Live is that YouTube has changed its video player to widescreen. Wow! Amazing. The standard 4:3 videos on YouTube still play, but they don’t fill up the screen anymore. Embedding a YT video on a different site still appears to be in 4:3 format.
If you want to see a sample of the new widescreen, click here.
Akon, will.i.am, Esmee Denters, LisaNova, Chad Vader, and others!
News: The New York Times has an entire store online devoted to Barack Obama memorabilia, including a reprint of the November 5, 2008 newspaper chronicling Obama’s historic victory. Click here for the Obama store.
Analysis: Barack Obama is not the first world leader to post videos on YouTube. Tony Blair did (see below), as did German Chancellor Angela Merkel and former Australian PM John Howard.
News: President Obama has a new YouTube channel, called Change.gov. It’s very barebones right now. Here’s an update video from Valerie Jarrett.
The YouTube President: President Obama will use YouTube to post “fireside chat” videos during his presidencyNovember 14, 2008
News: It’s now official. President Barack Obama will be a YouTuber! As I have been predicting, President Obama will continue to utilize YouTube to post videos (weekly!!) while he is in office. He will be the first U.S. President to do so. (More from WashPost) He will even be fielding questions through videos.
UPDATE: here is the first video from President-elect Obama.
Analysis: The U.S. Presidency has finally entered the 21st century! Thanks to Barack Obama, The Utube Blog has something to write about for the next 4 years, if not 8!
Analysis: This is why you should buy a case if you have an iPhone! Sorry, iJustine.