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Tyler Oakley On Being Yourself And The One Thing He Still Wants To Do

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 10.14.2015 | Teen

To say that Tyler Oakley has been busy for the last few years would be an understatement. For more than 7 million subscribers, the YouTube star'...

YouTube Star's Influence Beyond The Video Platfort

Michael Pasco | Posted 09.09.2015 | Technology
Michael Pasco

YouTube as a platform will keep evolving, and new users will enter the spotlight every year, so it's best to have a community manager keep a pulse on growing trends on the world's second largest search engine.

How to Deal With Trolls on YouTube and Vine

Shira Lazar | Posted 09.09.2015 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Singer/songwriter Meghan Tonjes has been in the spotlight a lot lately, so she had plenty to talk about on the latest episode of the What's Trending P...

Tyler Oakley is on TV, But His heart is Still #TeamInternet

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.17.2015 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

While he doesn't like to call himself "the new TV star", Oakley considers himself "a new type of entertainer." He believes that whatever the "next step" is for YouTubers, it won't be moving to television or moving to film, but adding other types of media to a continuing YouTube channel.

10 Fundraising Projects Backed By YouTube's International Stars

Bengu Atamer | Posted 03.24.2015 | Impact
Bengu Atamer

When YouTube star Tyler Oakley decided to support the Trevor Project for his 25th birthday, he knew he could count on his huge fan base. Being a celeb...

Tyler Oakley Can't Even Handle 'Teens React To Tyler Oakley'

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.05.2014 | Teen

Tyler Oakley, beloved YouTube star, recently got some real talk about what all the teens are saying about him when "Teens React To Tyler Oakley" went ...

A Spoonful of Paolo, A Feast of Dreams Come True

Prasanna Ranganathan | Posted 11.23.2014 | Entertainment
Prasanna Ranganathan

In honor of the fourth season of A Spoonful of Paolo and to celebrate the tremendous work Paolo and Patrick have poured into this series, I am pleased to countdown my 10 all-time favorite episodes of A Spoonful of Paolo, including the one-word that Paolo and Patrick have each shared to describe the chosen episodes.

Podcast Review: 'Modern Day Philosophers with Danny Lobell' with Guest Shecky Greene

Marc Hershon | Posted 11.06.2014 | Comedy
Marc Hershon

We've lost some of our great comic minds lately - this is a wonderful opportunity to hear about the life and times of a comedy icon who is still quite lucid in his 80s, before it's too late.

Vine Star Hurls Homophobic Slur In HIV Video

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 07.14.2014 | Gay Voices

The most-followed person on the video platform Vine has come under fire for hurling a homophobic slur in a newly surfaced video about HIV. Nash Gr...

How Tyler Oakley Gained 3 Million YouTube Subs in One Year | Vidcon 2014

Shira Lazar | Posted 08.30.2014 | Media
Shira Lazar

"Last year at VidCon, I had normal hair and didn't have a million subscribers," Oakley told us. "This year, I have 4.5 million. It's been a whirlwin...

On Top: 'He Said' Magazine's Gay YouTube Faves

Steven Lindsey | Posted 07.09.2014 | Gay Voices
Steven Lindsey

They're young, cute and not afraid to show up in questionable videos online. But unlike the the Kardashians, who could be summed up with the same teaser, these guys have true talent and have harnessed the power of internet video, taking YouTube by storm.

Grace Helbig On 'Camp Takota' Success and New TV Show

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.09.2014 | Comedy
Shira Lazar

Grace Helbig stopped by the Samsung Blogger Lounge at South by Southwest today to talk about Camp Takota, her new TV show (for E!), going brunette a...

Who Is Tyler Oakley and Why Do His Videos Command Larger Audiences Than Many TV Shows?

Ed Martin | Posted 04.21.2014 | Media
Ed Martin

I can't help but wonder, where these people will be 10 years from now? Is it possible for the videos these people are making to be expanded into longer formats? Or would that be the kiss of death?

Examining My Own Privilege as a Gay-White-Cis Male

Tyler Oakley | Posted 03.09.2014 | Gay Voices
Tyler Oakley

It was like a switch flipped and I could see: privilege played (and will continue to play) a role in so many parts of my life, and by acknowledging and understanding that, I can use my inherent privilege to stand up to systematic inequality.

What Tyler Oakley Taught Me About Being a 'Man'

Jackson Barnett | Posted 03.06.2014 | Teen
Jackson Barnett

Tyler Oakley is sassy. He's fabulous. He's hysterical. He's also kind of my role model. You see, Tyler Oakley has literally redefined the way I live, and it all started with his video "How to: Be A Manly Man."

WATCH: '25 Ways To Know You're Gay'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 10.01.2013 | Gay Voices

(Note: The above video contains sexual language) It seems Internet YouTube celebs Davey Wavey and Tyle Oakley have gone down under together. No...

WATCH: RuPaul Takes The Wheel In New Web Series

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 08.17.2013 | Gay Voices

You Angelinos better stay off the roads! RuPaul has left the drag race circuit and taken to the streets of Los Angeles in a brand new web series e...

Varrati at VidCon: One Year Later

Michael Varrati | Posted 10.06.2013 | Media
Michael Varrati

Over a year ago, I wrote an article that publicly revealed to the world that I have a teensy little obsession with YouTube.

WATCH: Andy Cohen Twerks It Onstage

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 08.02.2013 | Gay Voices

This weekend is the 4th annual VidCon, a convention where online video stars and YouTube personalities meet with fans, participate in panels, do signi...

Tyler Oakley's Trevor Project Birthday

Michael Varrati | Posted 05.18.2013 | Gay Voices
Michael Varrati

Anyone familiar with Oakley's online presence knows of his outspoken support for The Trevor Project, but for his birthday he decided to take it one step further, asking family, friends and fans to donate to The Trevor Project in lieu of the typical gifts or drinks.

Tyler Oakley Is A Bigger Fangirl Than You (VIDEO)

| Posted 02.02.2013 | Teen

By Aja Romano Rising star Tyler Oakley may have one of the loudest voices on YouTube these days. A self-proclaimed "fangirl," Oakley's humor, ta...

Young YouTube Partners: Finding Success as Entrepreneurs and Internet Stars

Alfonso Espina | Posted 03.02.2013 | College
Alfonso Espina

YouTube partners earn money based on how many hits or views an original video they create accumulates. This has become a career for the few people who are fortunate enough to gain an audience of the thousands or millions online. This kind of career did not exist 10 years ago.

Katy Perry Chats About Her New Album and Dealing With Bullies at "Trevor Live" 2012

Shira Lazar | Posted 02.02.2013 | Impact
Shira Lazar

In this exclusive interview from the "Trevor Live" 2012 red carpet, Trevor Hero Award honoree Katy Perry talks about the importance of The Trevor Project's mission, her own experiences with bullying, and teasers about her new album in the works.

Director Adam Shankman: Glee Has Helped Anti-Bullying Movement

Shira Lazar | Posted 02.02.2013 | Impact
Shira Lazar

In between star-studded rehearsals for Sunday's Trevor Live event at the Hollywood Palladium, director Adam Shankman stops by What's Trending to talk about which celebrities will perform at the annual benefit, directing many Glee and the importance of The Trevor Project's cause.

Keegan-Michael Key Talks Key & Peele Season 3 and Bringing Sketch Comedy to YouTube

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.28.2013 | TV
Shira Lazar

To celebrate the recent news that his hilarious sketch series Key and Peele has been renewed for a third season, co-creator/star Keegan-Michael Key joins What's Trending to talk about how the show got started, getting to meet President Obama and bringing sketch comedy to YouTube.