Disney is reported to be in talks to acquire Maker Studios, in a bid to acquire one of the biggest, and most successful YouTube networks around. The deal is rumored to be worth around $500 million and could be a major coup for Disney.
189 million Americans watched 47.1 Billion hours of online video content in November 2013. and for the third month in a row AOL has maintained their position as #1 video ad property in the U.S. ahead of rival Google.
LinkedIn’s Big Idea List for 2014 includes the proposition that the big tech and media companies will merge even further to produce unique, original content across different platforms. But how viable a concept is this?
Chromecast users get a whole new range of viewing options and Google Glass gets unofficial Wordpress support but nobody knows what they really are anyway. More on these and other stories of the day in online video 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.
Disney are tapping into the craze for filming anything that moves by offering a daily prize of $1000, and an overall winner’s prize of $10,000, for user generated content uploaded to Vine that captures the spirit of Disney World or Disneyland.
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.
Hulu didn’t sell again. Back in 2011, it looked like it was hot to sell and then it pulled out at the last minute. And this year, it looked like it was hot to sell again. But Hulu has proven to be one big tease again in 2013.
It’s been the battle of the super teeny short form video this week as Instagram pitched its tent alongside Vine in offering subscribers a chance to create and share their videos. They’re off to a cracking start with 5 million Instagram created videos shared in the first 24 hours.
It’s Father’s Day so what better way to celebrate the handing over of socks, a case of beer and a homemade card to dad as you watch a selection of funny, cheesy and heartwarming videos that celebrate his special day.