FameBit raises $1.4 million to help YouTubers make money

Today, FameBit has announced that it has completed a $1.4 million seed round of funding, which will help it scale its team and give more YouTubers the opportunity to make money off their creativity.

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Why everyone suddenly wants a piece of LA's superhot YouTube networks

In the past two months, leading multi-channel networks — most of which are based in LA, the home of video production and creativity — have been at the center of feverish strategic investment and M&A.

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Turkey’s social censorship will hurt startups

With so many citizens finding ways around his censorship of Twitter and YouTube, Turkey’s prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan may not have succeeded in silencing Western online media — but he may well kill off Turkish digital startups’ own chances of success.