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The Sunday News Reel – The Week in Review 12-18 Sept. 2010

The Sunday News Reel   The Week in Review 12 18 Sept. 2010

We know, you're all busy and don't have time to catch everything that was important this week. So we are going to bring you a weekly news round up. Of course being ReelSEO we have to put a Reel in the title. I thought up …

Google Makes A Push for Pay-Per-View Movie Streaming Service

Google Makes A Push for Pay Per View Movie Streaming Service

According to the Financial Times (free registration required), officials from Google and YouTube are in active negotiations with the major movie studios in Hollywood to develop a pay-per-view streaming movie service with a worldwide focus.  The films would be streaming—and not available for download—and would …

YouTube Overhauls User Interface for Browsing Videos

YouTube Overhauls User Interface for Browsing Videos

YouTube has rather quietly rolled out a new interface/design to the Browse section of the site, and it's a pretty big improvement in my mind—but I've been known to complain about Browse before. 

YouTube’s Rental Store Is Now Open To The Public

PC World has discovered that YouTube rather stealthily opened up their official rental service, which appears to be called "Store.” You may remember somenews about them testing a rental service earlier this year.  It seems the testing is over, and the Store is now open …

Online Video Viewers Are Rich, Young, Early-Adopting Whippersnappers?

A report issued today by TDG analyst Michael Greeson, and based on research from GigaOM Pro, says that online video viewing audience is still dominated by the wealthy, teenagers, and those who are prone to be early adopters.  Somebody wake me when the findings turn …

Remixes, Controversy, and Tantrums – Viral Video Round Up

Somehow Friday has come around again in what seemed like a mere three days.  As the weeks go by faster, so too do the viral hits.  Three more case studies for you this week, each demonstrating one of many known successful ingredients for video popularity.  …

YouTube Kills Real Time Sharing and Expands Rentals Program

Less than a year after launching it, YouTube has put its Realtime Sharing feature to bed… permanently.  We most recently wrote about the service when we were covering SynchTube back in January of this year.  While there were differences between the two products, SynchTube was …

Transcribing Videos By Hand Vs. Automated Transcription Tools

Transcribing Videos By Hand Vs. Automated Transcription Tools

In this video, our friend Dave Dugdale compares the time it took him to transcribe a typical three minute video by hand verses using an automatic transcription service. As you likely know, automated transcription services use speech-to-text recognition technologies that at this point, are no …

YouTube Movie Rentals In The Works

YouTube recently announced that they would be testing a video rental service via their site. As a "Beta Test," they've partnered with Sundance Film Festival and have five films available. It seems they will be available for rent until the end of the month.

Would You Subscribe To YouTube?

According to Reuters, YouTube is playing around with the idea of a subscription model for users. As part of their ongoing attempt to be profitable, the video portal has apparently been in talks for a while with movie studios to allow for movie rentals through …

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