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Fifa's suspended president Sepp Blatter says the world body's ethics watchdog have dropped corruption charges against him over a suspect $2-million payment.
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This was the Boss of the house, he must keep accounts. He is responsible for all these diversions. But he is probably not the cause, many people still work in the background to fraudulently enrich themselves within the organization, I am sure. ;-)
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Hi all -

2015 and the year of the sheep are coming to a close. There have been a few bumps lately with late and/or inaccurate data... but let's ignore that for a moment and recap some of the cooler stuff of the year:

Realtime!
+ You can now get realtime viewcounts for your whole channel
+ You can also see which videos are the most popular in the last 60 minutes or in the last 48 hours by sorting on those columns in the realtime report

Mobile
+ We launched a complete transformation of the creator studio mobile app. Countless new features that I can't begin to list them all. Well, I could begin but not finish. Check it out if you haven't already! Extracting the insights from the mobile app should be a lot simpler there although it's not quite as powerful as the desktop YTA.

New data
+ Segment your metrics by subscribers vs. non-subscribers
+ Ditto for Live vs. VOD
+ Red earnings
+ Currencies! Escape the tyranny of the US dollar!!
+ Segment by YouTube product
+ Cards data
+ How many times viewers saved your playlists
+ How many times people added your videos to a playlist
+ Which audio track people use
+ Which metadata language people use

Better data
+ Major improvements in our traffic sources data - huge reductions in "unknown"

* New UI features
+ Watch time prominently featured (it's really what matters after all!)
+ Flexible width UI - take advantage of your bigger screen!
+ Comparison across a dimension - e.g., see how your traffic source breakdown this year compares to your traffic source breakdown last year.
+ Rolling 7 and 28 day averages - Take the daily noise out of those curves to see the real trends!
+ Settings - make your favorite settings ("this month" anyone?) the default.
+ Create groups more easily by pasting in multiple video IDs

API
+ Bulk reports in our API - death by a million API calls no longer!
+ Lost of new metrics and dimensions available in the API
+ Groups management and access via API

What did I forget?


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1.5.3 is the latest, I believe, so you're up to date. 

Happy holidays!
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Hello Analysts! We're trying to do a bit of easy research about the analytics mobile app (Creator Studio) and I'm hoping you might be able to help us out.

Are there any of you out there who don't use the mobile app? If so, why?
A) you weren't aware it existed but will now go install it
B) it's lacking some feature you need
C) analytics should be done at a desk, on a big screen, dammit
D) you're trying to keep your analytics addiction in check
E) other?



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We hear that one a lot +Hanin Hadžić​. We'll be sure to address it.
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I've never paid too much attention to cables. Turns out, if you're looking for USB C cables for the newest devices out there, most of what's out there is crap! Buyer beware!

Fortunately Benson is on Amazon identifying the good ones.
 
My team at Google has been very big proponents and innovators of USB Type-C. I've worked on two Pixel products now that use the connector and its related technologies (Power Delivery, Alternate Mode, USB 3.1). It really is an amazing little connector.

However, now that there are more and more Type C products rolling out from Nexus, One+, Nokia, and more, this I have found painfully true : USB Type-C will only be as good as its ecosystem, and more specifically, the worst of its ecosystem.

I have started reviewing USB cables on Amazon because I have gotten fed up with the early cables from 3rd party vendors that so blatantly flaunt the specification and I want to hold them to task.

You may not just get weird behavior from your devices with these bad cables... What some these vendors are doing is downright dangerous.

I've been contemplating setting up a blog where I document bad cables and perhaps give some insights into USB Type C as well.

#USB   #TypeC ,
#Nexus   #ChromebookPixel   #PixelC  

 
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The question is: "Is the camera still in working order?" lOl
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Censorship as a policy to defeat inflation is so much easier than economic reform.
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Buuuurroooooo
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Hello all - We've got a great new feature for you today that's been a long time in the making!

You can now segment most of your data by subscribers vs. non-subscribers. See what devices most of your subscribers consume your content on. Or which videos your subscribers dislike the most (yikes!). Or how non-subscribers are finding your content. 

Combine this feature with the "comparison" feature to see how subscribers and non-subscribers behave differently and understand what drives each to your videos.

Let us know what you think and any insights you discover!
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+Ted Hamilton Yes, it's there. Thank you!
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This is pretty awesome.
About two weeks ago, we published our Reddit Ngram interactive — a tool that lets you search for any term to see how frequently it has been used in Reddit comments since late 2007. And readers (pl…
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IMO vs. IMHO -> The internet doesn't do humble...
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Hello all - 

YouTube Red Earnings is now available in the Estimated Earnings report. Have a look! 

If you want to analyze your earnings and see how Red has affected them, I recommend you filter to only the US (Red is currently launched only in the US) from October 28th onwards and then compare Total Estimated Earnings to Estimated Monetized Playbacks and hopefully you'll see that earnings per playback has gone up! 

We'll be providing more metrics over time, like how much of your watch time came from Red, to help you understand better what impact Red will have on your earnings.

Let me (and everyone else) know if you've figured out a better way to analyze this data!
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+monica ciarli​ - the 'estimated monetized playback' metric excludes anything from Red. It's ads only.
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Can't wait to visit the racketeering exhibit when this finally opens up!
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OMG OMG OMG!! My dream come true: Major FIFA corruption bust in Zurich this morning.

I rode my bike right by the hotel this morning completely unaware! 

http://www.bbc.com/sport/0/football/32895057
Six Fifa officials, including vice-president Jeffrey Webb, have been arrested on suspicion of corruption in dawn raids at a Zurich hotel ahead of Friday's presidential election.
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Being lawless, this only lasts a certain period of time it seems. The police who say FIFA members went too far. There is a limit to when fraud is too much for a powerful organization? O_o
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  • Northwestern University
    Computer Science, 1996 - 2000
  • MIT Sloan
    MBA, 2006 - 2008
  • West Des Moines Valley
    1992 - 1996
  • Indian Hills Junior High
    1990 - 1992
  • Crossroads Park Elementary
    1983 - 1990
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    Product Manager, present
  • Bain & Company
  • Thomson Financial (now Thomson Reuters)
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Two life bests here (I'm in my thirties): the service and the cheesecake. Wow.
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Great breakfast, nice lobby and room. Pool was disgusting. Had great service at the beach but the restaurants were all godawfully slow. Price was great though at 99 euros. Wasn't quite intercontinental standards but would stay there again. Right next to Mega party alley if you're into that. Doesn't bother you though if you're not.
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