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The term interactive video usually refers to a technique used to blend interaction and linear film or video.
Since 2005, interactive video has increased online as the result a number of factors including:
Because users are often reluctant to pay for online content, it is perhaps unsurprising that many of the new online interactive videos (including all the examples given below) are either sponsored content or part of advertising campaigns. A number of these pieces of these have wo...

New iPad App Radically Simplifies Business Video Creation

New iPad App Radically Simplifies Business Video Creation

There's a new video app on the market for the iPad which makes it very easy to create interactive video experiences by synchronizing presentation slides with live web pages, streaming social media and interactive surveys. We take a look at its features.

How to Create Videos That People Will Love and Share [Creator's Tip #137]

How to Create Videos That People Will Love and Share [Creators Tip #137]

The new YouTube Creator Playbook for Brands is packed with invaluable information for content creators and marketers. In this weeks Creator's Tip, we take a look at section two, which guides brands on the fundamentals of content creation and marketing.

IAB Digital Video Rising Stars Announced: Standardising Ad Units

IAB Digital Video Rising Stars Announced: Standardising Ad Units

The IAB has released the final version of their Digital Video Rising Stars Style Guide and Technical Specifications. The guidelines are designed to standardise digital formats for brand advertising, including video ads.

New Brand Strategies Bring New Opportunities In Online Video For 2014

New Brand Strategies Bring New Opportunities In Online Video For 2014

Online video is constantly changing and 2014 will bring even more opportunities for brands to reach their target audience in a variety of ways including semantically related results, interactive video and more sophisticated advertising methods.

15 Things You May Have Missed In Online Video This Week

15 Things You May Have Missed In Online Video This Week

Did you know that the long awaited Lil Bub documentary was now on YouTube, or how Australian police are using pre-roll advertising to find missing persons? Are you a YouTuber that thinks they can offer something to other YouTubers? Catch up with the weekly news here on ReelSEO.

Skittles Lets You Decide Which Figurine Dies in Latest Wacky Ad

Skittles Lets You Decide Which Figurine Dies in Latest Wacky Ad

Skittles' new ad, called "Skittles Figurines," has people choose which figurine they want to get smashed after the first one produces mountains of Skittles. YouTube's Choose-Your-Own-Adventure landscape using annotations can make ads fun and interactive.

Five Reasons Advertisers Should Adopt Interactive Pre-roll

Five Reasons Advertisers Should Adopt Interactive Pre roll

Here are five reasons why interactive pre-rolls (Polite Pre-Roll, Ad Selectors, and In-Stream Takeovers) are redefining what video can achieve and why advertisers should continue to adopt these units.

Using Personalized Video to Deliver Your Mobile Marketing Message

Using Personalized Video to Deliver Your Mobile Marketing Message

How to use short-form video to deliver a personalized message for products and services a consumer has expressed interest in before. With an interactive video strategy, a marketing pitch can turn into a two-way conversation on any device.

Ad Serving Made Simple and Scalable: Extreme Reach Makes It So [Interview]

Ad Serving Made Simple and Scalable: Extreme Reach Makes It So [Interview]

Getting your ad on all the devices out there can be hard. Scaling and measuring it can be even harder. We talked to Chip Scully, the VP of Online Video Advertising at Extreme Reach and got some insights on how they make it easy for their clients.

How To Let Viewers Choose an Ending to Your Interactive Video [Creator's Tip #80]

How To Let Viewers Choose an Ending to Your Interactive Video [Creators Tip #80]

Here's how you can guide your viewers through a choose-your-own-adventure type of experience using interactive annotations that link to multiple videos. Just like stand-alone videos, however, your content must be compelling for it to work.

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