Welcome to our weekly round up of online video news where we find out just how well the top YouTube Multi-Channel Networks are faring. BroadbandTV and VEVO announce record viewing figures and Maker acquire further funding for expansion. Oh, and there’s a hamster driving a truck too.
Viewers of online content are more likely to use their smartphones or tablets in the evening during the latter part of the week than any other time says a new report from Tubemogul. While this makes sense, it’s interesting to see how iOS users are turning to their iPads rather than their iPhones during this time.
The new YouTube app for the Android platform is currently being rolled out and it comes with some excellent new features like multitasking so you can watch one video while browsing for another plus users now have the ability to search for playlists. It’s just gone live for iOS too!
Vine is on Android, finally. It only took 5 months, but the app that iOS users downloaded 13 million times has finally arrived on Android. Users of the Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One will be able to use the zooming feature on this app, which makes this version unique from the iOS app.
If you’re on Dailymotion, the second-largest video-sharing site only to YouTube, you can create your own channel app that your fans can download to virtually any device. That gives people quick access to your channel wherever people might want to watch your videos.
Google Play is introducing info cards to their app for Android 4.0 tablet users inside the U.S. What it does is give you information on the actor, related films, and even the music in the background in some cases. We’re one step closer to knowing everything we want to know about a movie while we watch it.
YouTube’s updated Android app is letting on that paid subscriptions are coming very soon. With code in the app explicitly stating options concerning paid channels, the only question that still remains concerning paid subscriptions is “How soon?”
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