ReelSEO Posts from April, 2011

Google Android Takes Top Smartphone Operating System Spot, 33% of Market

Google Android Takes Top Smartphone Operating System Spot, 33% of Market

Google Android's expansion in the US smartphone market is continuing to grow as the three month comScore average, ending Febraury 2011, showed that 33% of smartphone users are using Android, up seven percent from 26% during the previous three months ended November 2010. This is …

Who is JW? A Documentary of an Online Video Superhero

Who is JW? A Documentary of an Online Video Superhero

Jeroen "JW" Wijering is an online video pioneer, Chief Digital Architect of LongTail Video and the creator of the Internet's most popular and ubiquitous media players, the JW Players, which have generated millions of downloads since their launch in 2005.

The Week’s Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

This technically marks the second viral video round up article of the week, since I also wrote a Monday Morning Grindhouse post as well. And if you enjoyed that… the good news is that it looks like I'll be continuing that as a regular series …

Gmail Launches Live Video Recognition for Motion Gestures

Gmail Launches Live Video Recognition for Motion Gestures

Google has for years, been working to develop and perfect certain recognition technologies for use with multimedia (video, images, audio, etc…).  Their speech-to-text recognition technology has improved vastly over the past several years (thanks in part to Google 411) and has been rolled out within YouTube for …

AdWords Get Social with Google +1 Button, Will Affect Organic Search Rankings

AdWords Get Social with Google +1 Button, Will Affect Organic Search Rankings

It's not really video, in fact, I couldn't even find a category for it here, but it's interesting as even Google AdWords sees the value of both user recommendations (Like, retweet, thumbs up) and gamification (bringing game elements into non-gaming life, in this case assigning …

YouTube’s 100th Anniversary April Fools Joke Takes Online Video Back To 1911

YouTubes 100th Anniversary April Fools Joke Takes Online Video Back To 1911

One thing the Internet always bands together for is April Fools Day. You can always count on even the biggest websites to pull out a gem of a gag or phony article. And YouTube always has a little fun with the holiday as well, and …

Google Buys NetFlix to Use as New YouTube Premium Content Provider

Google Buys NetFlix to Use as New YouTube Premium Content Provider

The search and online video giant, Google, has secretly struck a deal with Netflix to purchase the company, sources close to the deal said. The deal, which sees Google paying an, as yet, undisclosed amount for the subscription-based streaming video service is a move to …