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A music video or song video is a short film integrating a song and imagery, produced for promotional or artistic purposes. Modern music videos are primarily made and used as a marketing device intended to promote the sale of music recordings. Although the origins of music videos date back much further, they came into prominence in the 1980s, when MTV based their format around the medium. Prior to the 1980s, these works were described by various terms including “illustrated song”, ...

Nintendo Fires up 3D Video Delivery Service, OK Go to Debut New 3D Music Video

Nintendo Fires up 3D Video Delivery Service, OK Go to Debut New 3D Music Video

Alright, this is another one of those emails that came into my Gamers Daily News email address which I found extremely interesting and thought would work well here. If you're not a follower of video games then you might not know that Nintendo offers a ...

An Interactive YouTube Music Video Featuring QR Codes

An Interactive YouTube Music Video Featuring QR Codes

We've written a few times lately about QR codes getting all mixed up with online video, and the possibilities raised by that sort of thing. Even though QR codes are still below the radar of most of the population, that will very likely change. And ...

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up - Mobile Video Edition

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up   Mobile Video Edition

It was a big week in video—of course, you can just about say that regarding any week these days. But still, we had big news announcements, writers with strong online video opinions, new tools and gadgets released, and plenty of branded and unbranded video fun ...

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 ...

What's The Next Eye-Popping Milestone For YouTube?

Whats The Next Eye Popping Milestone For YouTube?

YouTube shocked the world last year with the reveal that they were regularly serving up 2 billion video views per day, with over 35 hours of video being uploaded every minute. As stunning as those numbers were at the time, YouTube wasn't shy about setting ...

The Week's Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons: Short Films & Fakes

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons: Short Films & Fakes

It's that time once again--Friday morning, to be exact--when I provide you with a list of some of the best viral videos I found and read about throughout the week. Some are branded advertisements, some are artistic projects in nature, and of course some are ...

The Week's Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons - Parodies & Heartwarmers

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons   Parodies & Heartwarmers

Another week is in the books (well, almost), so it's time to sit back, enjoy that morning coffee, and watch some of the most popular viral videos of the week. As usual, we have entries from savvy brands as well as clueless amateurs, which is ...

The Week's Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons - Musical Multitasking

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons   Musical Multitasking

What makes a video go viral? What triggers the act of sharing a clip on Facebook or Twitter? Generally, it's emotion: laughter, tears, surprise, shock, etc. It's not enough to create pretty images or great special effects if the audience doesn't feel anything when your ...

The Week's Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons - Frights, Violence, & Laughs

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons   Frights, Violence, & Laughs

The second half of the week in the online video world has been dominated by the outbreak of tornadoes Wednesday evening in the southeastern United States. The storms were huge, and the videos are incredible and frightening all at once. You can see several amazing ...

Vevo Tests International Waters with UK Expansion

Vevo Tests International Waters with UK Expansion

Vevo is on the move as the record-label-owned music video service is expanding into the UK according to a blog post this week on their site (which is not available anywhere but in the US...and the UK now). While the UK had a glimpse into ...

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