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YouTube Adds Six More Languages to Hilariously Auto-Caption Videos

YouTube Adds Six More Languages to Hilariously Auto Caption Videos

Strangely, on a day where the Washington Post is lamenting the lack of online video captioning for the hearing impaired, YouTube announces that they have added six languages to the auto-captioning feature.  Now, auto-captioning is usually hilariously bad, but recently YouTube made it so that you could …

Weekly Online Video News Round Up – Dead Camera Edition

Weekly Online Video News Round Up   Dead Camera Edition

On Monday we were on site for a night of shooting and the brand new, less than a month old, Canon 60D stops working and won't start up. ARGH! A whole day lost. But that doesn't mean you lose out on the weekly news round …

Browser Adoption of HTML5 Video Continues to Grow, But Still Not Complete

Browser Adoption of HTML5 Video Continues to Grow, But Still Not Complete

LongTail Video just released the update to their longstanding State of HTML5 Video which gives everyone a clear cut, easy to read guide to what parts of the HTML5 <video> tag are supported, by what browser and to what extent. At present, 79% of the …

How to Download Your Entire YouTube Channel Library in Original Uploaded Format [Reel Web #59]

How to Download Your Entire YouTube Channel Library in Original Uploaded Format [Reel Web #59]

This week on the Reel Web, we'll show you a new feature that Google launched which allows you to download all of your original source video files that were uploaded to your YouTube channel.  Additionally we cover a few new linking options for YouTube annotations, …

Translate Your Closed Captions into 300+ Languages with YouTube’s New Translation Tool

Translate Your Closed Captions into 300+ Languages with YouTubes New Translation Tool

If you make videos that are universal, that is, not confined to English-speaking countries, it will do your videos a world of good to be able to provide a number of languages so that almost anyone in the world can enjoy them.  We've covered in-depth …

Weekly Online Video News Round Up – High summer Edition

Weekly Online Video News Round Up   High summer Edition

So we're a month into summer officially and high temperatures still abound while rain is scarce. All the more reason to stay inside and watch online video, and to water the lawn sparingly to conserve water. So here's a quick look at the week of …

HTML5 Video SEO to Get Easier with Track Element Standard (WebVTT)

HTML5 Video SEO to Get Easier with Track Element Standard (WebVTT)

The track element has a lot of uses but for the ReelSEO audience, I think one of the best will be the ability to attach a ton of metadata to those HTML5 videos that we're all starting to publish. Sure, it is meant for other …

Why Adobe Really Dropped Their Mobile Flash Support

Why Adobe Really Dropped Their Mobile Flash Support

Many, especially the zealous Apple supporters, would have you believe that Apple killed Flash. In reality, it's HTML5 that might be the ultimate demise of Flash, but it won't be this year and probably not next year either. A recent article at TechCrunch took an …

Reaching Wider Audiences & Creating Discussion Through Video: The YouTube Advertiser Playbook – Part 6

Reaching Wider Audiences & Creating Discussion Through Video: The YouTube Advertiser Playbook   Part 6

There is nothing better than posting a video on YouTube and getting a discussion started, creating a dialogue about the content you created.  Of course, you hope that discussion is positive, and people are raving about what a great video it is.  Another thing you …

A Comprehensive List of Online Video Ad Types and Formats, Pros and Cons

A Comprehensive List of Online Video Ad Types and Formats, Pros and Cons

The online video advertising offerings continue to expand and I thought I would go through the whole list of them and give some of my thoughts on the pros and cons of each. I won't go too deeply into specific products from ad networks, just …

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