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The Top 10 Most Watched YouTube Videos of 2011

The Top 10 Most Watched YouTube Videos of 2011

YouTube saw over 1 trillion playbacks this year.  Now they're announcing their top 10 videos, along with their top 10 channels, top 10 music videos, and other specialty videos.  Prepare for a video-heavy article of goodness because here at ReelSEO, we're going to embed as ...

Call A Web Series What You Want, It's Still Online, And That's Not Shameful

Call A Web Series What You Want, Its Still Online, And Thats Not Shameful

I started writing for ReelSEO back in June, and the first thing that I wrote about extensively was web series. Not long after I started writing about them, a debate was raging on whether to call them a "web series" or a "multi-platform series" or ...

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up - The 'Even More YouTube News' Edition

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up   The Even More YouTube News Edition

Just over a week ago, YouTube completely and radically changed their layout and overall site design. But if you thought the big changes and announcements were done for a while, you were wrong, because YouTube spent this week pushing out several more changes like a ...

Machinima Receives A Billion Views In A Month

Machinima Receives A Billion Views In A Month

Machinima, one of the top channels on YouTube, just announced they reached over a billion views in the month of November, which is pretty staggering.  Also impressive is that they got 116 million unique visitors last month.  So what is the secret of their success?  ...

October 2011 Sets Video Viewing Record With 21.1 Hours Per Viewer

October 2011 Sets Video Viewing Record With 21.1 Hours Per Viewer

I pulled out the video advertising and put it into its own article but I still wanted to talk about the rest of the stats that came out of comScore for last month. Like the 21.1 hours per viewer and the 42.6 billion videos both ...

YouTube Signs Up Celebrity Talent For New YouTube Partner Channels

YouTube Signs Up Celebrity Talent For New YouTube Partner Channels

One of the worst kept secrets in all of the online video world is now public knowledge. After months of rumor and speculation that YouTube was running all over Hollywood signing up big name talent to form the basis for a push into original premium ...

Justin Bieber Goes To Prison!...Is One Possible Headline If Bill S.978 Gets Passed

Justin Bieber Goes To Prison!...Is One Possible Headline If Bill S.978 Gets Passed

Let's face it. We all expect Justin Bieber to go to prison for some reason down the road, because almost every child who experiences success at such an early age tends to find trouble. Former child stars single-handedly created the E! Network back in the ...

Hulu's Dominance In Online Video Ads Slipping? comScore September Video Metrix

Hulus Dominance In Online Video Ads Slipping? comScore September Video Metrix

It's that time of the month again, when comScore puts out its Video Metrix numbers that show who is ruling the roost in online video. As expected, YouTube is still top dog and it seems that VEVO has cemented itself into the second post overall. ...

Machinima's Tommy Wi-Show An Exercise In Bad For The Sake of Bad

Machinimas Tommy Wi Show An Exercise In Bad For The Sake of Bad

Last month we talked about Machinima's foray into the genre known as Tommy Wiseau, with the cleverly titled The Tommy Wi-Show.  Wiseau, the modern-day celebrity manufactured by irony, his movie The Room navigating the midnight-screening territory of The Rocky Horror Picture Show, has a perfectly-tailored ...

Dragon Age: Redemption Slays Its Way Onto Machinima

Dragon Age: Redemption Slays Its Way Onto Machinima

There's a chance no one has ever seen Felicia Day as the cleavage-bearing, butt-kicking, flame-haired elf damsel that she was born to play in Dragon Age: Redemption, outside of several recurring dreams of millions of fanboys out there.  Day may be all too painfully aware ...

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