The Day In Online Video News And Views 22nd January 2014

The Day In Online Video News And Views 22nd January 2014

After yesterday's revelations about Microsoft quietly paying YouTube gamers to promote the Xbox One, another gaming company, EA, are under the spotlight for the same practice. Their deal, called Ronku, pays participating creators a CPM of $10 (that's $7 more than Microsoft were offering) but those taking part have to adhere to some strict instructions in order to qualify for a payout, and that may include non-disclosure about that payment.

After the Wall Street Journal reported that Amazon had approached TV networks about licensing channels for an OTT service, the company said they had no such plans. But I have a feeling we should watch this space….These and other stories of the past few days from ReelSEO.com.

The Day in Online Video News

Chinese Must Now Post Online Videos Under Their Real Names HuffPo

Google, Viacom Seek Dismissal Of Video Privacy Case MediaPost

It's not just Microsoft: EA pays YouTube personalities to promote new games TheVerge

MiTu Network Signs Licensing Deal With AOL HollywoodReporter

Verizon moves to expand online video USAToday

Why is a popular YouTube network deleting feminism videos? DailyDot

The Day In VoD and Cable News

Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Originals: Time To Cancel Your Cable Subscription HuffPo

Amazon Denies It Has Plans to Create an Over-the-Top TV Service Variety

Barbarella TV Show Lands at Amazon Vulture

Netflix finally launches on Sweden's TiVo boxes Engadget

Netflix subscriptions rise as HBO and Showtime lose viewers TheVerge

Verizon to Acquire Intel Online TV Unit HollywoodReporter

HBO to Move Girls and Looking to Avoid Super Bowl Vulture

Canal+ extends YouTube offering after December ratings success DigitalTVEurope

The Weather Channel Taunts DirecTV In Full Page Ad TheWrap

YouView gives you more to view with launch of new on-demand channels TechRadar

The Day in Advertising, Marketing and Mobile News

Samsung Appears To Be Stuffing Pop-Up Ads In Its Smart TVs BusinessInsider 

The Truth About Programmatic Web Video AdWeek

Beats By Dr. Dre Released The Perfect Richard Sherman Ad The Day Of His Incredible Post-Game Rant BusinessInsider

Two Yogurt Companies Will Duke It Out in This Year's Super Bowl Ads Jezebel

CarMax Re-Creates Its Super Bowl Ad Shot for Shot With Puppies AdWeek

Dove’s ‘Real Beauty’ campaign goes into added time MoreAboutAdvertising

Super Bowl mobile ads fizzle as gap grows between utility, innovation MobileMarketer

The Muppets Catch a Cheaper Ride to the Super Bowl with Toyota Variety

Swiffer's New Ad Features A Real Multi-Racial Couple And An Amputee Dad Who Cleans The House BusinessInsider

But Wait, There's More!

The Twitch TV Phenomenon Is Bigger Than You Think ReadWrite

This cool video technique turns moving people into ghosts Gizmodo 

Five Best Desktop Video Players Lifehacker

Leaked software suggests Sony's next flagship phone will record 4K video Engadget

8K (Yes, 8K) Broadcasts Just Took a Major Step Forward Gizmodo

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Carla Marshall is the Managing Editor of ReelSEO. She joined the site in 2012 as staff writer and Director of SEO and specialises in video optimisation and organic marketing. She has a background in search and social media. View All Posts By -

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