BBC iPlayer viewing on tablets overtook PCs and laptops for the first time ever over the Christmas period. The service also received the most download requests in its history with the Dr Who Special generating 2 million unique downloads across all devices.
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UK broadcaster Channel 4 has removed all their long-form content from their 4 main YouTube channels, in a bid to drive viewers to their Video on Demand service, 4oD. Shows like The IT Crowd, The Inbetweeners and Come Dine with Me are no longer accessible to YouTube users.
Roku is pre-loading their technology into TV sets, Netflix is testing out new subscription plans and Google wants to make YouTube inescapable by putting it in your car. More on these and other stories of the last few days in online video from ReelSEO.
Old Spice are the masters of the funny commercial and their latest, featuring some incredibly creepy moms, are already going viral. They are weird, distinctive, very memorable and will frighten the life out of teenage boys.
T-commerce will be making its Super Bowl 2014 debut in February, and eligible viewers with the right kind of TV set are going to be able to purchase items from the H&M/David Beckham Bodywear collection directly via their TV remote as the ad plays.
Google has been trying to get their own video codec off the ground for years and it looks like they finally have the weight of the industry behind them as they demonstrate VP9 enabled 4K video streaming for YouTube at next week's CES show in Las Vegas.
Netflix and Hulu wannabe Vdio has bitten the dust, Google+ touts itself as the YouTube of live video and we look back at a year in Google Glass. More on these and other stories of the last few days in online video from ReelSEO.
Vimeo hope to grow its content producer base with more paying subscribers, 4K streaming is coming to Netflix in January and Vine gets vanity URLs at last. More on these and other stories of the last few days in online video from ReelSEO.
Christmas is just days away so we finally get to do a Christmas edition of Fun Video Friday at last. Albeit one that features Chuck Norris doing Van Damme, Godzilla fighting off King Kong and the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man and Google blackmailing everybody of course.
YouTube Rewind 2013 has already attracted 44 million views in 9 days for a video that revels in the most innovative and infamous moments on YouTube in the past year. We take a look behind the scenes with Portal A who created and produced for the video for YouTube.