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Social Video Works: Viewers Watched 800 Million Branded Videos In 2011

Social Video Works: Viewers Watched 800 Million Branded Videos In 2011

As brands get more creative with online video offerings, and more savvy in promoting them through social media and other outlets, a funny thing is happening: viewers are watching more ads. Take pre-roll and display ads out of the equation completely, and viewers have still …

Blip.tv Partners With The Collective To Bring YouTube Stars More Exposure

Blip.tv Partners With The Collective To Bring YouTube Stars More Exposure

YouTube has been good to a lot of amateur filmmakers and video creators. It's given many of them a distribution platform, social and marketing tools, monetization options, legions of fans, and even serious profit. But apparently… there's still a lot that YouTube can't do for …

YouTube Videos Will Now Have Google’s +1 Social Button

YouTube Videos Will Now Have Googles +1 Social Button

Oh joy. The grand social networking experiment from Google, called Plus One (or, +1) is expanding, and now it's coming to YouTube. Now you can let everyone in your (Google) network know about what videos you're watching, or find new videos for your own enjoyment …

The Week’s Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons: Camera Techniques & Musical Performances

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons: Camera Techniques & Musical Performances

Well, good morning. I hope you're off to a great start on this fine Friday morning. And if you're not… well, then let this column help turn things around and get you pointed in a positive direction. We've collected some of the best videos of …

Brightcove Moves Beyond Video With Mobile Development Platform, App Cloud

Brightcove Moves Beyond Video With Mobile Development Platform, App Cloud

Brightcove has been a trusted provider of video hosting, distribution, and monetization for publishers and brands for several years. This morning, at their Brightcove Play 2011 conference, CEO and founder, Jeremy Allaire, unveiled a new product aimed at giving publishers the same kind of customizable …

Online Video Weekly News Reel – End of the World Edition

Online Video Weekly News Reel   End of the World Edition

So it's Sunday, eggs and bacon are cooking in the kitchen so I've got just a bit of time to knock this puppy out , so let's roll the News Reel. Why are you all still here? How am I supposed to loot from all …

Netflix Gets Miramax Movies to Bolster Digital Library

Netflix Gets Miramax Movies to Bolster Digital Library

So a couple weeks ago I reported that Hulu was working a big deal with Miramax. Well the studio isn't being stingy with its love, which is great for viewers, and has entered into a deal with Netflix to offer up hundreds of titles at …

PlaceVine Crowdsourced Video Contest Offers Pay for YouTube Views

PlaceVine Crowdsourced Video Contest Offers Pay for YouTube Views

I recently got an email that talked about Alphabird picking up PlaceVine for some undisclosed amount. But what I found more interesting in the release was this contest that PlaceVine is running. Essentially, they give you assets, ask you to submit a video based on …

Tornado Outbreak Shows The Speed & Power Of Social Video

Tornado Outbreak Shows The Speed & Power Of Social Video

I spent the better part of my Wednesday evening following media coverage of the tornado outbreak in Alabama, Tennessee, Mississippi, & Georgia. So far, 127 tornadoes have been confirmed, the death toll is at 54-and-climbing, and the devastation is immense and widespread. Online video was …

Live Streaming Video Is Growing By Leaps & Bounds

Live Streaming Video Is Growing By Leaps & Bounds

Online video is incredibly popular, and owes a good deal of that popularity to its on-demand nature—users can watch what they want, when they want. However, there's a growing market for the exact opposite type of video content: live streaming. Live streaming video is maturing …

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