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  • As YouTube marks 10th year, Facebook emerges as video threat

    MENLO PARK: It’s 10 years to the day since the first clip (“Me at the Zoo”) was uploaded on YouTube, and the service — now owned by Google Inc — has dominated online video-sharing ever since...

    Almost all analysts saw video advertising as one of Facebook’s most promising areas for revenue growth...

  • Google gives Pakistani video bloggers platform to earn money through YouTube

    In an important announcement made for users and artists of Pakistan, Google on Tuesday said that it is launching a 'YouTube Partner Programme' in the country which will allow video creators to make money for their original work, reported Mashable...

    Any Pakistani creator — even if they have only one original video — can become a “partner” and start making money...

  • News channels go off air, Facebook and YouTube blocked in parts of Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Saturday afternoon issued a notification prohibiting live coverage of the operation to end the Faizabad sit-in, following which most private news channels were taken off-air in Islamabad and other parts of the country...

    Additionally, Facebook, YouTube, DailyMotion, Twitter and Instagram have been blocked in some parts of the country...

  • POPARAZZI: WHERE ARE PAKISTAN’S YOUTUBE STARS?

    For children of the ’90s, AIB represents one of many ways in which Indian culture has seemed to catch up with and overtaken Pakistan’s...

    In contrast, Pakistan’s electronic media industry developed later and almost immediately after its arrival became preoccupied with the news of covering a near constant state of war and upheaval...

  • Youtube turns 'local' for Pakistan

    KARACHI: World's largest video-sharing website, Youtube, on Tuesday announced that it has launched localised versions of the site in Pakistan...

    According to a media release issued by Youtube's parent firm Google, visitors to YouTube from Pakistan will see their country-specific YouTube site by default...

  • YouTube returns to Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: After over three years of being told to ‘Surf Safely’, Internet users in the country were able to access the popular video-sharing website, YouTube, following orders from the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) that the website be unblocked...

    YouTube was blocked in September 2012, after a blasphemous film, ‘Innocence of Muslims’, triggered global protests...

  • YouTube Pakistan officially launched

    KARACHI: Like Zaid Ali T and Shaam Idrees, who have over four million likes on Facebook and more than 300,000 views on YouTube, any Pakistani man, woman or child can now have their own channel and make money from it on YouTube...

    At a press conference held at the DHA Golf Club on Wednesday to launch the video-sharing website in Pakistan, it was learnt that if one is in the YouTube partner programme one can monetise videos on one’s...

  • YouTube releases list of Pakistan's most watched videos

    YouTube Pakistan on Thursday released a list of the most watched videos and music videos in Pakistan for the current year with Commander Safeguard taking the top spot, said a press statement from the world's most popular online video community...

    The top music video was Coke Studio's rendition of Afreen Afreen, performed by Momina Mustehsan and Rahat Fateh Ali Khan...

  • Pakistan keen on developing rail network for transit trade: minister

    ISLAMABAD: Minister for Commerce Khurram Dastgir has said that Pakistan is interested in laying new railway tracks and refurbishing existing routes for direct and transit trade with Afghanistan and Iran...

    Speaking to a business delegation from South Africa on Wednesday, the minister said his government is considering railway tracks as trade corridors because they would play a vital role in boosting Pakistan’s exports and facilitate...

  • Pakistan, Tajikistan discuss rail link

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Tajikistan have agreed to establish railway connectivity via Afghanistan with a view to boosting trade and economic relations between the two countries...

    Jononov held a meeting with Railways Minister Saad Rafiq on Wednesday to discuss matters relating to Pak-Tajik rail cooperation...

  • Modi hints at Pakistan's hand in Uttar Pradesh deadly rail crash

    A train crash that killed 148 people may have been caused deliberately as part of a “conspiracy” hatched in Pakistan, India's prime minister said Friday, as he campaigned for a key state election...

    Narendra Modi said police had found evidence of sabotage in the disaster last November, when a crowded passenger train derailed in northern Uttar Pradesh (UP) state, linking it to neighbouring Pakistan...

  • Pakistan ready to extend rail link agreement with India

    ISLAMABAD: Despite tense ties with New Delhi due to frequent ceasefire violations on the Line of Control and Working Boundary, Pakistan on Tuesday gave its consent for a three-year extension to an agreement with India on Munabao-Khokhrapar rail link...

    “The government of Pakistan has agreed to extend the agreement of the rail link between Munabao (India)and Khokhrapar (Pakistan) for another three years,” a Foreign Office statement...

  • Senate body asks govt to unblock YouTube

    ISLAMABAD: A Senate standing committee on Tuesday directed the Ministry of Information Technology to unblock YouTube at the earliest...

    On Sept 17, 2012, the Supreme Court directed the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to block a controversial and amateur film ‘Innocence of Muslims’ uploaded on all websites...

  • Syrian war archives at risk as YouTube bans graphic content

    Hundreds of thousands of amateur videos have been uploaded to YouTube every heartbeat of the war over the past seven years, from momentous events like cities under bombardment to intimate scenes like a father cradling his dead children...

    However, now Syrian activists fear all that history could be erased as YouTube moves to rein in violent content...

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