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Television (TV) is a telecommunication medium for transmitting and receiving moving images that can be monochrome (black-and-white) or colored, with or without accompanying sound. “Television” may also refer specifically to a television set, television programming, or television transmission.
The etymology of the word has a mixed Latin and Greek origin, meaning “far sight”: Greek tele (τῆλε), far, and Latin visio, sight (from video, vis- to see, or to view i...

The Social Video Blueprint, Part 3: It’s About Views, Not Impressions

The Social Video Blueprint, Part 3: Its About Views, Not Impressions

In last week's Part 2 of our Social Video Blueprint series, we talked about how brands are shifting away from traditional video advertising toward creating their own, original entertainment video content as a means of boosting brand-lift and audience engagement. This week, we dive deeper …

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up – Hulu Rumor Edition

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up   Hulu Rumor Edition

This week we have an online video news round up first: I'm just as interested in catching up on the news as you are. I've been out of the country for about a week, and haven't had my usual leisure time to keep up to …

Are Web Series The Future of Branded Video Entertainment?

Are Web Series The Future of Branded Video Entertainment?

You may have heard about Alphabird's acquisition of Placevine back in May. Since Alphabird is all about video engagement and Placevine is all about connecting brands with the right video producers… it was a bit of a natural fit. One of the more interesting things …

The Social Video Blueprint: Branded Social Video Marketing Explained

The Social Video Blueprint: Branded Social Video Marketing Explained

This is the first in a nine-part series on how brands are turning to social video to better reach and engage consumers. Throughout the next nine weeks, we'll cover social video marketing from all angles, including case studies, best practices, strategies, and more. But for …

Ad-Choice Boom: More Viewers Choosing To Watch Online Video Ads

Ad Choice Boom: More Viewers Choosing To Watch Online Video Ads

Visible Measures has released their Q2 2011 report on choice-based video performance, and the results are pretty interesting, even while they're not all that surprising. Audiences are choosing to watch online video advertisements more than ever before–as much as 600 million times in Q2, which …

Tosh.0 Proves The Power Of Viral Videos & The Need For Video Curation

Tosh.0 Proves The Power Of Viral Videos & The Need For Video Curation

YouTube officially became the America's Funniest Home Videos of the web when it launched in 2005. With reality shows and programs-making-fun-of-reality-shows being big business, it was only a matter of time before television began to aggregate the best the web had to offer into its …

Online Video Lets You Live Through The Arizona Sand Storm Vicariously

Online Video Lets You Live Through The Arizona Sand Storm Vicariously

Online video is the new newsroom. Citizen journalists are recording video of breaking news events with smart phones, Flip cameras, and Canon 5D's. They're uploading video in near real-time to platforms like YouTube and Vimeo, and using social media outlets like Twitter and Facebook to …

Prime Time & Long-Form Online Video Is Up, Says Yahoo! Research

Prime Time & Long Form Online Video Is Up, Says Yahoo! Research

So the holiday weekend is over, we're all climbing out of food comas, lathering up skin lotion from too much sun and generally getting back into the groove. We're still free, we partied like it and now we've all got to pay. Luckily, I refrained …

Google In Talks To Acquire Hulu? Microsoft & Yahoo Too?

Google In Talks To Acquire Hulu? Microsoft & Yahoo Too?

Why does there always seem to be so much online video news coming out on Fridays? Christophor wrote this morning about the potential sale of Hulu: who the interested parties might be, and why they might want to buy the video property. Rumors have been …

PlayLater Service, DVR For Online Video, Will Surely Be Sued

PlayLater Service, DVR For Online Video, Will Surely Be Sued

This morning I read this interesting report from Video Nuze about a new online video DVR service called PlayLater. PlayLater, from the makers of PlayOn (which lets you stream video from your computer to your TV or mobile device), will let you record your favorite …

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