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The Weekly Online Video News Round Up - 2012 Edition

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up   2012 Edition

After a week or two off for the holidays, we're back with the first online video news round up of the new year. What were the biggest stories in video over the first week of 2012--what were you talking about? In our collection, we've got ...

2011 Online Video In Review - Industry Leaders Reflect On The Year's Trends

2011 Online Video In Review   Industry Leaders Reflect On The Years Trends

Along with talking to people about online video advertising in 2011, I also asked around about how many thought the year went for online video in general. My specific question was: What was the biggest driver of online video in 2011?

Warner Bros Extends New Release Window, Makes Consumers Buy Or Wait Two Months

Warner Bros Extends New Release Window, Makes Consumers Buy Or Wait Two Months

What the hell?! Warner Bros. just revamped deals with Redbox, Blockbuster and Netflix effectively doubling the wait time for them to get new releases. What it really means is, they're making you wait longer and trying to force you to buy discs earlier, it sounds ...

Netflix Users Streamed 2 Billion Hours In The 4th Quarter of 2011

Netflix Users Streamed 2 Billion Hours In The 4th Quarter of 2011

What will be noted about Netflix' 2011 will be that poorly-handled price increase that sent people into mass hysteria.  What won't be noted that much, but has way more impact, is that Netflix saw people stream like they've never streamed before in 2011, and in ...

The Roku Streaming Stick Makes A Regular TV A Smart TV

The Roku Streaming Stick Makes A Regular TV A Smart TV

It must be a Roku kind of day, I guess. In addition to the new Showtime content we wrote about earlier today, Roku is looking to capture a new revenue stream with a product they're calling the Roku Streaming Stick. Essentially, it's a little stick ...

The First Original Netflix Series Will Be Lilyhammer, Not House Of Cards

The First Original Netflix Series Will Be Lilyhammer, Not House Of Cards

Way back a long time ago--something around 9 months ago--we learned that Netflix had outbid everyone for the rights to a new series called House Of Cards. Starring Kevin Spacy, House Of Cards is an American remake of a successful British show. Nearly every major ...

Nielsen's Top Online Video Destinations & Web Brands Of 2011

Nielsens Top Online Video Destinations & Web Brands Of 2011

A lot changed in 2011. Of course... a lot stayed the same too. Nielsen's year end numbers chart everything from the top web brands to the top social networks and the top online video destinations. And looking over the lists, there's an awful lot of ...

The Online Video Explosion In Brazil Has Advertisers Paying Attention

The Online Video Explosion In Brazil Has Advertisers Paying Attention

Last week, Advertising Age published a piece about the growth of YouTube in Brazil. It's a stunning and rapid growth, and one that's getting the attention of advertisers from around the world. Combined with the recent moves in that market from Poptent and Netflix, it's ...

Netflix iOS App Updated With Interface Optimized For iPad

Netflix iOS App Updated With Interface Optimized For iPad

Netflix has made an upgrade to their mobile app for iOS devices like the iPhone and iPad, and this update is especially good news for owners of the latter: the new Netflix app is optimized for use and viewing on the iPad, and it looks ...

Netflix Users Spend Twice As Much Time On Site As Hulu Users

Netflix Users Spend Twice As Much Time On Site As Hulu Users

Maybe Netflix was right after all. No, not in the way they handled their price increase, but maybe in their logic for creating the increase in the first place. See, we've always assumed that Netflix's price hike this summer was about setting the stage for ...

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