The web video fan’s holiday gift guide

We’ve already told you what to get the cord cutters in your life — but what about the web video enthusiast? Here are several suggestions based on ages, interests and more, ranging from toys to T-shirts to DVDs.

Some YouTube stars get their own TV apps, thanks to Flingo

Popular YouTube series like Fred and The Annoying Orange have been limited to being watched through web browsers. Thanks to Flingo, series managed by Collective Digital Studios will soon find their way onto viewers’ connected TV sets, with their own branded line of TV apps.

Partners Project Pushes Behind the Scenes With YouTube Stars

Partners Project, which focuses on YouTube creators finding success with full-time video making, is not for anyone who hasn’t heard of Sxephil or LisaNova. But for those who are invested emotionally or financially in the future of online video, there is much of interest here.

The Lessons YouTubers Teach Us

Recent coverage of popular and successful YouTube creators making a profit off their content has lead to a backlash regarding the quality of what’s being created. But dismissing YouTubers means dismissing their genius at audience engagement, doing all of web video a disservice.