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Weekly Online Video News Round up – Doomday Edition

Weekly Online Video News Round up   Doomday Edition

Well, if you're reading this, it's Saturday December 22nd, 2012 and the world didn't end like many predicted. Yah us! Then again, if you're reading this it might mean that you're huddled in your home hiding from the alien invaders that landed yesterday. Either way, …

Weekly Online Video News Round Up – Scorched Earth Edition

Weekly Online Video News Round Up   Scorched Earth Edition

After a brief respite from triple digit temperatures up here in Milwaukee, they've returned. Blah! So what better reason to stay inside and watch online video or read about what's gone on in the industry this week, right? Well here's a quick look at some …

Critics of Organic Content Farms like Demand Media Should Eat Their Own Words

Critics of Organic Content Farms like Demand Media Should Eat Their Own Words

A year ago, I stuck my neck out and defended Demand Media’s approach to developing great content down on the content farm.  Last week, I felt vindicated when Demand Media reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2012 and raised its previously issued fiscal …

Three Key Reasons Why YouTube Has Changed Politics Utterly

Three Key Reasons Why YouTube Has Changed Politics Utterly

YouTube has changed politics utterly and irretrievably in the United States. There are many reasons for this, but a few are a bit more responsible than the others. Let's take a look at three key reasons why the political game in America has been forever …

YouTube First Watch Runs Video Ads On Users’ First Video View Of The Day

YouTube First Watch Runs Video Ads On Users First Video View Of The Day

The New York Times has a feature today discussing a new advertising service from YouTube called First Watch. The program is designed to give advertisers a chance to reach customers with a pre-roll video message on users' first video view of the day, and it's …

7 Ways Online Video is an Affordable, Effective Marketing Tool for Small Businesses

7 Ways Online Video is an Affordable, Effective Marketing Tool for Small Businesses

The New York Times has a great article up highlighting a few small businesses that are using YouTube for marketing purposes. They profile a manufacturer of ceiling tiles, an online grill vendor, a smartphone parts supplier, and a specialized video camera company–detailing the ways each …

Weekly Web Video Industry News Reel – Read like an Egyptian Edition

Weekly Web Video Industry News Reel – Read like an Egyptian Edition

So it's Sunday. The people of Wisconsin are still celebrating the winning of Super Bowl XLV by the Green Bay Packers and Egypt has finally tossed its oppressive president, Hosni Mubarak, out after eighteen days of demonstrations. None of that has anything to do with …

Celebrity Endorsements In Viral Video Ads Fall Short? Calling BS On The New York Times

Celebrity Endorsements In Viral Video Ads Fall Short?  Calling BS On The New York Times

Sigh.  Another day, another huge exaggeration by the media to a small data sample.  This time, it's the New York Times.  And I guess they have to sell papers, so I understand a certain amount of sensationalism.  But I think this goes a little far.

The New York Times Reminds Us of The Power of Good Acting

The New York Times Reminds Us of The Power of Good Acting

The silent movie is enjoying a comeback—for this week, at least.  And it's courtesy of The New York Times. In a video gallery entitled "Fourteen Actors Acting – A Video Gallery Of Classic Screen Types", the paper has teamed up with Solve Sundsbo, Owen Pallett, …

Intelligent Video Recommendations Provide Massive Boost to Viewing at NYT

Intelligent Video Recommendations Provide Massive Boost to Viewing at NYT

The New York Times and Taboola teamed up to do some A/B testing and find out which system for intelligent video content recommendations worked best. Taboola pitted its "secret sauce" algorithms for choosing the best possible videos for viewers versus a standard "other popular in …

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