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VEVO, Google, Hulu Still On Top In comScore August 2011 Video Metrix

VEVO, Google, Hulu Still On Top In comScore August 2011 Video Metrix

So here we are another month in the books (and this one a full week later than the normal video metrix numbers) and we see the release of the comScore August 2011 video metrix. No surprise that VEVO topped the YouTube partners, Google topped all sites, …

Xbox Teams With Clear Channel On Live Streaming Concert Video

Xbox Teams With Clear Channel On Live Streaming Concert Video

What's this? Xbox is tearing it up in regards to streaming video moves lately? I wonder if they felt like they might be falling behind on the home entertainment front to Sony, who has that whole Sony Pictures division (which includes Columbia, Tri-Star and like …

Hulu May Not Sell After All If New Bids Don’t Impress

Hulu May Not Sell After All If New Bids Dont Impress

The Hulu auction seems to be faltering. Microsoft is said to have stepped away, as did Yahoo! Collusion on their parts? After all, they do collude on many other things already. Nah, it was probably that whole thing about the CEO getting fired which, Occam's …

Ad Age Publishes New Top 10 Viral Video Ads Of All Time

Ad Age Publishes New Top 10 Viral Video Ads Of All Time

AdAge, one of the most respected marketing and advertising publications in the world, has just updated their list of the top 10 viral video ads of all time. The list is ordered based on total view counts, and while new branded online videos have scored …

YouTube Partner Channels Added To comScore Video Metrix for July 2011

YouTube Partner Channels Added To comScore Video Metrix for July 2011

With the July 2011 report, comScore has expanded their monthly video metrix, which tracks online video services and viewers, to include what they call "Select YouTube Partners" (see table below). What that sounds like to me is that they are NOT including all of the …

SES San Francisco 2011 Fast Approaching – Register Today

SES San Francisco 2011 Fast Approaching   Register Today

It's almost that time again. Search Engine Strategies (SES) San Francisco 2011 is almost here. It's hard to believe it's already been a year since last SES San Francisco, but it has. And now the world's brightest minds in search marketing are gearing up for …

The Week’s Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons – Soccer & Art

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons   Soccer & Art

It's almost time for the weekend, and since we're heading into that back-to-school time of year, many of you probably have big plans. But before your power through the work day to get to those plans, you might need a little fuel to get you …

Hulu Sales Sands Shifting, Microsoft Out, Apple Stepping In?

Hulu Sales Sands Shifting, Microsoft Out, Apple Stepping In?

Microsoft has bowed out stating they would not enter into the second round of bidding for Hulu. Apparently, they didn't like what they saw and chose not to whip out a cool $2B for the video service. Meanwhile, Yahoo! has upped the stakes and Apple …

Hulu Tries to Sweeten Pot for Buzzing Buyers with 5-Year Content Access, 2-Year Exclusive Deal

Hulu Tries to Sweeten Pot for Buzzing Buyers with 5 Year Content Access, 2 Year Exclusive Deal

In a move that might show waning interest by potential buyers because of the backstabbing nature of the current partners in Hulu, someone 'close to discussions' has stated that whomever buys the company would have five years of access to the shows including two years …

Microsoft’s Hotmail First Major Web Mail Client to Support HTML5 Video in Email

Microsofts Hotmail First Major Web Mail Client to Support HTML5 Video in Email

We are happy to be the first to report that Microsoft now appears to be supporting HTML5 video emails in their Hotmail web client (provided what we're seeing isn't part of some beta test). The Hotmail web mail client displays HTML5 video in Chrome, Firefox, …

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