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The Top 20 Most Shared Online Video Ads For October 2014

Five little girls who swear like sailors attracted the most video ad shares across Facebook, Twitter, and the blogosphere in October 2014. New Zealand, Mr Bean, and Taylor Swift's kittens also made an appearance in the most shared video ads of last month.
8 Best Branded Instagram Videos of the Week: 26th May 2014  mtv instagram video 360x240

8 Best Branded Instagram Videos of the Week: 26th May 2014

MTV celebrates the celeb wedding of the year, Jack in the Box dares us to eat its mouth-burning burger, and Cornetto and Coca-Cola play hide-and-seek, although not with each other. Watch these, and other, best Instagram videos of the past 7 days.
BBC iPlayer Breaks Own Record, 248 Million TV Downloads in March 2014 bbc iplayer march 2014 360x240

BBC iPlayer Breaks Own Record, 248 Million TV Downloads in March 2014

Watching the BBC via iPlayer is fast becoming the method of choice for TV viewing in the UK. The state owned broadcaster logged 320 million TV and radio requests through the iPlayer in March 2014, up by 18% year-on-year. That's a new record for the online catch-up service.
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13 Essential (and Not so Essential) Chromecast Apps

Chromecast is a handy little device but if you want to get the most out of it you are going to want to install a ton of apps that will let you stream and beam content from your PC or mobile device straight to your TV screen. Luckily, there are already some great apps on the market, with the promise of more to come.
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STOP PRESS: The New BBC iPlayer Launched Today (Via a VPN Near You)

The BBC is rolling out a new version of its world famous iPlayer for computers, tablets, mobiles and connected TVs - and we have to say that the new features make it look very cool. Those outside the UK will need VPN access if they want to watch the latest Top Gear or Downton Abbey episode though.
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Breaking News Videos From Vice Media Break The Mould

Vice has been a point of reference for alternative news for years but now they've gone (almost) mainstream with a news and current affairs platform that promises the most hard-hitting coverage from their 1000 on-the-ground- local reporters.
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Bite-sized BBC News Comes To Instagram Video

After confirmation that more viewers than ever are accessing their content via mobile devices, the BBC is trialing a new bite-sized news service on Instagram's short-form video platform. Due to run for a month, the BBC are keen to see how the feature appeals to users of the site.
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BBC Confirms Best Ever iPlayer Performance Thanks To Sherlock, Dr Who

BBC iPlayer viewing on tablets overtook PCs and laptops for the first time ever over the Christmas period. The service also received the most download requests in its history with the Dr Who Special generating 2 million unique downloads across all devices.
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UK Broadcaster Channel 4 Removes All Long-form YouTube Content

UK broadcaster Channel 4 has removed all their long-form content from their 4 main YouTube channels, in a bid to drive viewers to their Video on Demand service, 4oD. Shows like The IT Crowd, The Inbetweeners and Come Dine with Me are no longer accessible to YouTube users.
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Comcast Want to Further Monetize VOD Content with Even More Ads

The cable industry has been facing some real challenges over the past few years, the least of which is cord cutting. Now Comcast must be feeling the sting of all those lost subscribers because they're starting to dream up new ways to monetize content via more video advertising.
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BBC Push iPlayer As Key Player In Corporation's Future

BBC iPlayer receives over 8 million visits per day and the corporation is now appointing a new controller of the platform to bring it in line with its other linear channels. The catch up and streaming service will also start providing some content before it's been broadcast and will offer more ad hoc streaming for one off events.
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The BBC Has Much To Fear From YouTube - Or Does It?

Is YouTube a real threat to mainstream television broadcasting? The BBC, one of the oldest and most respected companies in the world posed this question in a bid to understand how YouTube culture works and what that means for us all.
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UK Viewers Get Multi Platform Glastonbury, Wimbledon Coverage

Summer 2013 is going to be a huge year for digital broadcasting in the UK with the BBC set to offer around 250 hours of live Glastonbury content as well as 10 live streams from Wimbledon. Coverage of both events will be available online and via connected TVs and games consoles.
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Rising Second Screen Engagement For iPlayer, UK TV Ads

Second screen engagement in the UK continues to have a positive impact on the viewing public as they turn to their mobile and tablet devices, not only to watch on demand TV but to interact with brands that are pushing their social media presence via TV advertising.