And what I've learned as a result.
Expect to see more and more videos exclusively on Facebook as the social network tries to tap into its biggest fan communities.
Digitour, which produces live events featuring social media stars, says it's on track to sell 300,000 tickets next year. Other want in on the booming business.
AT&T's deal to buy Fullscreen is the latest in big media companies snapping up YouTube networks.
Old media tries to catch up. Other industries are also realizing that YouTubers are the best way to reach teenagers.
Companies are making smartwatches and wearables that are smaller and more fashion-conscious in the hopes of targeting women. "The industry hasn't traditionally focused on women as the foremost consumer at all."
The most important kind of comments aren't really comments at all. The new comment currency.
An Instagram impresario explains: It's all about the comments.
Welcome to the way we sleep now.
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The most popular guy on YouTube broadcasting himself playing the Kim Kardashian game.
The YouTube creators behind "Kids React" are bringing their brand to Nickelodeon and other mainstream channels. "It's not just a person sitting in a room, it's a full company."
If people are willing to pay up for niche channels, Palin might be online video's next guinea pig.
Is it possible an unknown, one-woman toy-reviewing YouTuber called "Disney Collector" is making more money than most CEOs?
We're all in this together.
An investigation into a new, poetically odd kind of Twitter spam.
And it's so cool. Point your phone at a boring old subway map and everything starts moving.
Nearly 900 journalists (anonymously) responded to BuzzFeed's salary survey. Men and women appear to start their media careers on the same footing, but what happens at more senior levels?
In the public discourse about women and career, the prevailing new wisdom says not "lean in," but instead "chill out."