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Andy Smith breaks down the latest YouTube news from the Lion's Den. 

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More 800 million YouTube users need their YouTube news. Andy Smith is determined to give it to them.

Since 2007, the Ohio-based YouTuber has delivered the latest in community news, with stories ranging from the alarming to the heartwarming. Smith is on the topics that you want to know and the stories that you need to know, and he'll tell you how they'll both affect your time on site.

Every Wednesday, the Daily Dot spotlights a video from Smith's triweekly updated Lion's Den channel.

This week, Smith celebrates Smosh's new distinction as kings of YouTube, reviews Fullscreen's passing of Maker Studio's on comScore, and offers his thoughts on YouTube prankster Charles Ross's recent arrest.

Photo via The Lion's Den News/YouTube

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