February 14 wasn't just a day for couples to frantically scramble for restaurant reservations--this year it marked the tenth anniversary of YouTube's domain registration. Its first video, "Me At the Zoo"--which featured a pithy description of elephants', er--well anyway, that was uploaded on April 23, 2005.
Apps for Instagram and Vine are now available on Microsoft's Windows Phone platform, giving the OS a needed boost in the app market. The apps, especially Instagram, have been missing from Windows Phone and long coveted by Microsoft.
MixBit, a site and series of apps that let users record, edit and remix video online, was introduced last week by YouTube co-founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen. MixBit joins Twitter's Vine and Facebook's Instagram in a growing field of companies dabbling in ultra-short-form video.
Twitter's new video sharing service experienced some problems during its launch on Thursday.