2013 was an incredible year for online video marketing, advertising, broadcasting and creativity. Of course, we've covered all the major developments and brought you the tips, tricks, news, views and innovation over the last 12 months. Here are some of our top stories.
YouTube live streaming is opened up to every user at long last, Netflix gets more mainstream TV type nominations and Instagram gets private video messaging. More on these and other stories of the day in online video from ReelSEO.
Google's annual developer conference, the I/O, introduced a number of new features including a new video codec aimed at reducing bandwidth, a new cross platform 'all in one' video chat service and a music streaming rival to Spotify. Oh, and they also confirmed the latest YouTube stats.
Do you like using Google+ Hangouts-On-Air? Sure you do. Annoyed that you can't send a link to everybody you know who might be interested well before the air date? Sure you are. Well now, there's a simple step you can take to create a permanent URL people can use at all times.
Google+ Hangouts-On-Air have added some nifty features: live rewind for those who can't stay at their screens during certain moments of the live stream, instant publishing for those who want to watch the hangout immediately after it has aired, and better mobile video quality.
Webcams can be a little lacking in functionality, so it's important to be able to understand what you can do for a great presentation. Sound is important, too. These 7 simple tips are easy to implement, so there's no reason why your webcam session can't be a good one. So let's dive right in and see what we need to do to put our best foot forward.
Google has added a Sign Language Interpreter to Hangouts, so even more people can enjoy Hangouts now. The ability for everyone to be able to communicate with each other makes for a better Hang, and no one has to be left out because of technological limitations. The app allows the hearing impaired to invite interpreters to the Hangout.
You might be sitting home alone right now, wanting to hang out with someone in the worst way. And, if you can bookmark a simple link that will transport you to a world of Google+ Hangouts that are happening RIGHT NOW. Thanks to a tip from G+GoToGal, we will provide this link to hangout nirvana.
We've been hearing about Google's video glasses for awhile, and today, Google released footage of Google Glass at work, by enlisting a team of skydivers, base-jumpers, and cyclists to deliver the images of the glasses in action via live video to Google Hangouts. Available only ...
This week on The Reel Web, we take a look at some new statistics for online video viewing which show a drastic change in consumption of long-form video. We also discuss changes Youtube is making to its playlists and embeds, recent enhancements by Vimeo to ...