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A niche in classical architecture is an exedra or an apse that has been reduced in size, retaining the half-dome heading usual for an apse. Nero’s Domus Aurea (AD 64–69) was the first semi-private dwelling that possessed rooms that were given richly varied floor plans, shaped with niches and exedras; sheathed in dazzling polished white marble, such curved surfaces concentrated or dispersed the daylight.
The word derives from the Latin nidus or nest, via the French niche. The Ita...

When Live Streaming Video Goes Viral: A Bald Eagle Case Study

When Live Streaming Video Goes Viral: A Bald Eagle Case Study

The Truman Show is one of my favorite movies. It examined the possible future where every moment of a man's life might be broadcast on television for the world to see (EdTV, a similarly-premised movie, came out the same year). A few years ago, Justin.tv ...

The YouTube Black Hole: Where Good Videos Go To Die

The YouTube Black Hole: Where Good Videos Go To Die

We're missing out on a ton of great videos, and something has to be done about it. I've been thinking a lot about video curation lately. It's Nalts' fault, really—he's the one that got me started off down that line of thinking with his awesome ...

Dailymotion Announces Curated Video Hubs for Current & Emerging Events

Dailymotion Announces Curated Video Hubs for Current & Emerging Events

Online video has proven to be a sought after content type during breaking news stories, natural disasters, or other current events.  However, the very nature of breaking news makes it tough to find video of a specific event as the news of that event is ...

This Week's Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons - 01/07/2011

This Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons   01/07/2011

This is my first viral video round up post since the new year began, and it's obvious from the start that this is going to be another great year in viral video.  The holidays didn't slow down the online video creating community one bit. There ...

How to Build An Audience for Niche Web Video Series

We recently caught up with the producer and host of the popular Web series VendrTV on Next New Networks. The show is attracting an audience of 200,000 and Daniel Delaney shared his thoughts on building an audience, honing in on a niche and the real ...

How To Make Money On YouTube: Successful Stars Recommend Patience, Persistence, and Hard Work

How To Make Money On YouTube: Successful Stars Recommend Patience, Persistence, and Hard Work

ABC News has cracked the code on online video riches, and now they're sharing it with the world in a piece called Top YouTube Earners Share Their Strategies.  It's a great read (seriously) and contains insight gleaned from their interviews with several of the top ...

Relive Your Favorite Year Through Video With YouTube Time Machine

Relive Your Favorite Year Through Video With YouTube Time Machine

Sometimes on Monday we need to ease back into the work week.  Perhaps you spent the weekend gorging on college football and the NFL.  Or maybe you lost a few hours last night on an MTV award show.  But regardless… the transition from leisure to ...

Science Discovers Online Video and Social Media

Everyone is finding some benefit to using online video, even the scientific community. They're not really using it as advertising and marketing but more as a way to connect with the public in general and help them understand where all that research money goes. For ...

Original Web Video Series = Success for Retail Shopping

The economic uncertainty combined with a shift to digital marketing has lead to more companies jumping on the interactive alternative of online video as part of their brand strategy. The core reasons for digital media's success may be explained in unique areas that cannot be ...

Edmunds.com Launches Automotive Videos Channel On Hulu

Inside Line, Edmunds.com's high-speed online car magazine, recently launched an automotive video channel on Hulu, an online video service that offers hit TV shows, movies and clips at Hulu.com and other online destination sites — all for free, anytime in the U.S. Edmunds' Inside Line ...

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