Goldieblox backs down to the Beastie Boys, Amazon Instant Video launches in Japan, and YouTube's streaming music feature may be incoming soon. More on these and other stories of the day from ReelSEO.
HBO GO comes to Google Chromecast, Pharrell stars in a in 24-Hour interactive music video, Adblock Plus strips YouTube of every feature you hate and Spongebob Squarepants finds a new home on Hulu Plus. More on these and other stories of the day from ReelSEO.
The Simpsons are coming to cable in a deal worth $750 Million, Alpha House goes live on Amazon and CBS is going to stream the JFK assassination in real time on the 50th anniversary of his death. All this and more from ReelSEO's daily news round up.
Netflix and YouTube account for 50% of peak period web traffic with Amazon, Hulu and Facebook all trailing well behind. In contrast, Peer-to-Peer file sharing has fallen to less than 10% of total traffic in North America for the first time ever.
Amazon Studios have two major original content shows coming out this month but they are not going down the Netflix route of uploading every episode at once. As an audience, we may love binge-watching but the company says that's not helpful for them. This and other news from ReelSEO.
Netflix and Disney are climbing into bed over a new Marvel series of superhero adventures that the streaming video site is going to carry from 2015. It's a major commitment for both companies. This and other news of the day from ReelSEO.
YouTube's live streamed Music Awards Show was either a great success or a damp squib, depending on whether you bought into Spike Jonze's vision. It certainly generated a lot of headlines for the site today. This, and other news from the day in online video.
Welcome to the day in online video when YouTube announced their own streaming music service to rival Spotify, Vine finally added some much needed editing features, and the ad agency behind Walmart and Coca Cola invested millions into YouTube advertising.
Amazon are already a huge player in the long form VoD market but now, if rumours are to be believed, they look set to take on YouTube by offering a better revenue package for content creators and MCNs to cross over to their platform instead.
It's been another crazy busy week in online video with an Emmy win for Netflix, YouTube offering copyright free music and upgrading the terrible comments system and Machinima releasing all 10 episodes of 'Mortal Kombat: Legacy' in one go.