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Oscar Fever Hits the Web with Social Media Campaign

Oscar Fever Hits the Web with Social Media Campaign

Oscar fever is here again. Just to make sure you are included, they've created online presences this year where you can check out trailers of all the nominees and check out the celebrations backstage online in real-time as the awards are accepted. That seems like …

VEVO Jumps Yahoo! Takes Second Place Behind Google in Video Viewers

VEVO Jumps Yahoo! Takes Second Place Behind Google in Video Viewers

comScore put out their January Video Metrix late on the 15th, after I had already compared the Nielsen January numbers to their December ones. Go figure. Anyway, looking at the report there's not a major difference so instead of going and editing that or re-comparing …

Trouble in Huludise as Partners Decide How Online Video Service Will Survive

Trouble in Huludise as Partners Decide How Online Video Service Will Survive

Hulu, according to the Wall Street Journal, is rife with internal strife. It seems that there have been some meetings this week between the partners (NBC Universal, News Corp., and Disney) and the management of Hulu over the future of the company. At stake is …

2010 Internet Television In A Nutshell and 2011 Predictions

2010 Internet Television In A Nutshell and 2011 Predictions

Some might say that 2010 was the year of Internet TV's emergence. Sure, there were a lot of things that went right for it during the year and a couple things that didn't. So let's take a look at the highlights including the new Apple …

Google TV Stumbles, But Will it Fall?

Google TV Stumbles, But Will it Fall?

I know that CES is still a week away, but there have been some big news surrounding Google TV of late that I thought we might compile to demonstrate the hazards of reaching into the unknown and attempting to carve out a niche for a …

One-Third of Advertisers Buy Video Ad Space Directly Vs. Video Ad Networks

One Third of Advertisers Buy Video Ad Space Directly Vs. Video Ad Networks

Break Media teamed up with Advertiser Perceptions Inc. for the first annual Digital Video Advertising Study. There are loads of interesting things in it that I will talk about over the next week or so and this is the first of those. I was reading …

Netflix Builds Better Mousetrap, Learns ABCs

Netflix Builds Better Mousetrap, Learns ABCs

So yeah, remember those studios who said Netflix is growing too fast and they are trying to band together and stop the "evil streaming empire" from continuing its wildfire-like spread? Well apparently, none of them had large black mouse ears because today, Netflix built a …

Hulu Considers Slashing Hulu Plus Subscription Price In Half

Hulu Considers Slashing Hulu Plus Subscription Price In Half

Hulu Plus, the premium service from the video site owned by ABC, NBC, and CBS, is weighing a 50% price cut, according to All Things Digital.  The service would presumably remain the same, but cost only $4.95 per month instead of the current $9.95.

How To Make Money On YouTube: Successful Stars Recommend Patience, Persistence, and Hard Work

How To Make Money On YouTube: Successful Stars Recommend Patience, Persistence, and Hard Work

ABC News has cracked the code on online video riches, and now they're sharing it with the world in a piece called Top YouTube Earners Share Their Strategies.  It's a great read (seriously) and contains insight gleaned from their interviews with several of the top …

Google TV Missing Major TV Network Partners, and I Doubt Google Cares

Google TV Missing Major TV Network Partners, and I Doubt Google Cares

Yesterday Google finally opened the curtain on Google TV, giving the world some much-needed detail on what the product is and what it will be able to do.  And I was pretty impressed.

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