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Despite Summer`s Arrival, 178 Million Watch an Average 16.8 Hours of Online Video in June

Despite Summer`s Arrival, 178 Million Watch an Average 16.8 Hours of Online Video in June

Hi everyone, hope your summer is going well. I know, it's a non-standard way to start an article talking about statistics, but I wanted to get off on the right foot. Also in that vein, I wanted to give you some information that I've received …

Google Plus Has One Huge Glaring Oversight: YouTube Integration

Google Plus Has One Huge Glaring Oversight: YouTube Integration

Google Plus has certainly received plenty of praise from me. Maybe I was getting bored with Facebook. Or maybe Google Plus has some really cool features and attributes that I like a lot. Most likely, it's a bit of both. But despite everything I love …

Hulu + Zune = Microsoft`s Subcription Streaming Online Video Plan?

Hulu + Zune = Microsoft`s Subcription Streaming Online Video Plan?

I just wrote a piece over at Gamers Daily News talking about how, if Microsoft were to pick up Hulu (and they are listed alongside Google & Yahoo as potential buyers) they could roll it into a new, higher level, higher priced, Xbox LIVE subscription. …

Is Hulu Worth Purchasing & Who Are The Suitors? You Make the Call

Is Hulu Worth Purchasing & Who Are The Suitors? You Make the Call

I will give you all the information available at present. You decide if it is a sweet deal or a sour lemon. Deal? Alright, if you've just come out of a binge-induced coma and don't know what the heck I'm talking about, Hulu has dropped …

Hulu For Sale, Considering Offer From Unknown Potential Buyer

Hulu For Sale, Considering Offer From Unknown Potential Buyer

Hulu, the online provider of streaming movies and television shows, has received an offer from a potential buyer. The identity of the buyer is unknown, though rumors suggest it is a well-known, very large company. What is known, is that Hulu is considering the offer, …

May 2011 Nielsen vs. ComScore Online Video Numbers

May 2011 Nielsen vs. ComScore Online Video Numbers

It's time once again to take a look at the previous month's online video viewing numbers and statistics. This time, I waited until I got them from both the two major statistics firms, comScore and Nielsen, before writing anything up. It gives a clearer picture …

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up – Rumor Edition

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up   Rumor Edition

We do our best every to cover the most important, most interesting, and most actionable news and articles in the world of online video. But we can't cover everything… at least, until we start cloning ourselves. So this weekly Sunday column is an attempt to …

Google Goes Prime Time With Lady Gaga Chrome Commercial Ad

Google Goes Prime Time With Lady Gaga Chrome Commercial Ad

For reasons I have not yet put my finger on, I still occasionally tune into Saturday Night Live. It hasn't been the truly great show it once was in over a decade, but out of some kind of routine (or self-punishment) I still check it …

Online Video Numbers Hold Steady for April, Except at AOL

Online Video Numbers Hold Steady for April, Except at AOL

comScore released the Video Metrix a bit late this month and I've been quite busy of late so I missed it. Well I got a nudge from Mark about it and so here we are. If you've been following the saga you know that there …

12 Ways Brands & Businesses Can Utilize Online Video

12 Ways Brands & Businesses Can Utilize Online Video

I've been thinking a lot lately about how quickly video is expanding online in terms of capabilities and implementation. I consult with a lot of small businesses, and when talk turns to online video, many of them are instantly skeptical. They're not sure it's a …

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