Metacafe Articles

Is Google Universal Search Biased Towards YouTube?

The short answer is….   It certainly seems so!  There was a great post today from Sherwood Stranieri of SearchEngineLand titled, "Is Google Universal Search A Walled Garden?." The nice thing about this article is that the author takes a fairly objective approach, giving Google the …

Metacafe’s New Toolkit for Video Personalization

Metacafe, whose more than 30 million unique viewers each month make it one of the world's largest video entertainment sites, now enables viewers to personalize their entertainment experiences by adding dialog bubbles, photos, webcam video, clip art, subtitles and more to online videos. These viewers …

Google Applies “clustering” and Titles To Video Results

Google is now featuring video listings from its universal search results pages in a 2-column, 2×2 format, similar to its format for featuring 2-columns of links of popular websites….

Study – Short-Form Videos Dominate Online Viewing

Frank N. Magid Associates, the world leader in research-based consultation, and Metacafe, whose more than 30 million unique viewers each month make it one of the world's largest video entertainment sites, today released survey results revealing consumer behavior and preferences in online video viewing. Notably, …

Research – Most Popular Video Sites and Categories

Last week, Tubemogul released new research that proves the current dominance of Youtube and demonstrates that videos on Youtube receive more views on average than other video sites, regardless of category. The research also demonstrates that while this is currently the case, other sites like …

Search Engines Use UGC To Improve Video Search

As you likely have heard, Youtube recently a new annotations feature that basically enables video creators to add add background information to a video hosted on Youtube. You can also use the annotations to link to related YouTube videos, channels, or search results from within …

Study of Online Video Viewership Analytics

TubeMogul, announced the results of research today that clarifies how each of the online video sharing platforms supported its distribution platform count online video views. As the study reports, there are various methods that each site uses; some more stringent than others with views counted …

Adap.tv Helps Publishers Adapt To Video Advertising

This past week at the Streaming Media East conference in New York City, I had the privilege of speaking with the CEO of Adap.tv, Amir Ashkinazi. Prior to forming adap.tv, Amir was a founder and the CTO of Shopping.com. Amir told me all about their …

Magnify WordPress Plugin for Video Blogging

Magnify.net, a social community for online video, has just released a media search and upload tool in the form of a plugin for WordPress and for Movable Type. The plugin does requires WordPress 2.5 or above but it is very cool in that it lets …

StumbleVideo Adds Video Content With New Partners

StumbleUpon, one of the most popular ways to discover new Web sites and videos on the Internet, announced the addition of six new content providers to StumbleVideo, including: College Humor Funny or Die Vimeo Dailymotion veoh.com vbs.tv. These six new sites are added to StumbleUpon's …

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