Hank Green and Bernie Su’s Lizzie Bennet Diaries celebrates #darcyday

The Lizzie Bennet Diaries might be one of the most important web content stories of 2012: The YouTube adaptation of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice has not only secured its financial future thanks to DECA, but has built an intense fanbase for future literary adaptations.

VidCon 2012: love, respect and double rainbows

Vidcon serves as a real-time, real life reminder of the vibrant community that cares about online video — a community born in comment threads, response videos, retweets and subscriptions.  It’s a young community. It’s a very specific community.  But it’s impossible to ignore.

Ze Frank hits Kickstarter goal, new show in March

It took video blogging pioneer Ze Frank less than eight hours to achieve his funding goal of $50,000 on Kickstarter yesterday. Now he’s already working on planing the relaunch of his show, which is currently scheduled to debut at the end of March.

A first look at YouTube’s new TV stars

Dozens of premium-content channels bankrolled by YouTube have been launching on the video site since January. So how have the first few weeks been for YouTube’s new TV stars? We caught up with Philip DeFranco, John Green and Felix Salmon to find out.

Cool for school: Education is a big hit on YouTube

YouTube isn’t just about cat videos anymore: Educational content has been growing rapidly on the site, with views of educational videos doubling in 2011. Google is investing some of its money to give videos about biology and world history a more professional look and feel.

VidCon 2010 Promises a Celebration of Online Video

In the online video world, there are no shortage of conferences — but they’re aimed specifically at the business of the industry, not the culture of it. Enter Vlogbrothers’ Hank Green’s VidCon, which will run from July 9-11 in Los Angeles.