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Evolve or Die! How Businesses Can Transform Using Social Video

Evolve or Die! How Businesses Can Transform Using Social Video

I interviewed social media expert Brian Solis, the author of Engage and the End of Business as Usual: Rewire The Way You Work To Succeed In The Customer Revolution. We talk about the crucial role online video must play in the transformation of businesses into …

Three Key Reasons Why YouTube Has Changed Politics Utterly

Three Key Reasons Why YouTube Has Changed Politics Utterly

YouTube has changed politics utterly and irretrievably in the United States. There are many reasons for this, but a few are a bit more responsible than the others. Let's take a look at three key reasons why the political game in America has been forever …

Qwilt Allows Network Operators To Determine Video Traffic, Maybe Even Charge Separately

Qwilt Allows Network Operators To Determine Video Traffic, Maybe Even Charge Separately

This just sounds bad. On the surface you might think that Qwilt, a startup that was recently funded by Accel Partners, Redpoint Ventures, Crescent Point Group, RealNetworks founder Rob Glaser and other investors, has some really good ideas. Their technology is said to allow network operators …

RCVR Series Is Machinima’s Answer To X-Files And Lost

RCVR Series Is Machinimas Answer To X Files And Lost

New or recycled perspectives on extraterrestrial life will always be the fascination of sci-fi producers everywhere.  Aliens and UFO sightings continue to capture the imagination, and as web series begin to evolve and boost production value, a quality story can be told on the web, …

2012 Republican Presidential Candidates Offer Lessons in YouTube Marketing Strategy

2012 Republican Presidential Candidates Offer Lessons in YouTube Marketing Strategy

Internet marketers can learn a lot of lessons about YouTube marketing strategy by watching the 2012 Republican presidential candidates.  For example: Should you use an influence-the-influencers strategy or a mass marketing strategy to reach the 158.1 million U.S. Internet users who watched online video content …

Cable Companies Lose Customers To Online Video, But Cord Cutting Still A Long Way Off

Cable Companies Lose Customers To Online Video, But Cord Cutting Still A Long Way Off

Some reports say cord-cutting is a myth. Having recently moved into a place and assessed my options, I would agree, because the pay TV companies are keeping consumers hostage thanks to licenses with major sports leagues and premium channels like HBO. For example, the only …

UK To Extend Copyright Exemption To Parody & Personal Digital Use Copies

UK To Extend Copyright Exemption To Parody & Personal Digital Use Copies

Holy end-around Batman! The UK appears to be on the verge of giving the OK for people to ignore the MPAA and RIAA and allow consumers to begin ripping their CDs and DVDs for personal, digital use. The recommendations also include extending the copyright exemption …

You’re Exposed! Politician Joe Walsh’s Online Video Fallout

You’re Exposed! Politician Joe Walsh’s Online Video Fallout

"The Price of Attention is Exposure." That's my own saying for Congressman Joe Walsh, who made a video of himself on YouTube challenging President Obama on fiscal responsibility, which led to him being recently discovered to be a deadbeat dad.

Transparency Report Sheds Light On YouTube Content Removal Requests

Transparency Report Sheds Light On YouTube Content Removal Requests

Google's new Transparency Report is pretty cool. It's an attempt on their behalf to be more public with information regarding government requests they receive. The data breaks down into two main categories: requests for user information and requests for content removal. The report covers several …

YouTube Felony Conviction Unconstitutional, Says First Amendment Expert

YouTube Felony Conviction Unconstitutional, Says First Amendment Expert

Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) President Greg Lukianoff has protested Muskegon County's felony criminal charge of child pornography brought against 21-year old YouTube performer Evan Emory as "an overreaction and "at odds with Supreme Court precedent." Greg helped explain why local parents and …

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