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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...

Maker Studios Launching PoliPop, Giving Politics a Good Lickin’

Maker Studios Launching PoliPop, Giving Politics a Good Lickin’

Maker Studios, a media company that bridges the gap between YouTube and television, will be launching PoliPop later this spring.  YouTube’s first entertainment and politics network will feature Alphacat, Bad Lip Reading, Steven Crowder, James Kotecki, Liberal Viewer, and Lee Doren. PoliPop: YouTube's Entertainment & ...

Jumping On The Bandwagon: Amazon Wants To Make Shows Too

Jumping On The Bandwagon: Amazon Wants To Make Shows Too

Is Amazon trying to keep up with the Joneses? According to Forbes, Amazon may be turning a little green with envy watching Netflix, Hulu, & YouTube get into the premium original content creation game, because they're apparently gearing up for their own turn as a TV ...

The Importance Of Online Video In Transmedia Campaigns - Starlight Runner's Jeff Gomez

The Importance Of Online Video In Transmedia Campaigns   Starlight Runners Jeff Gomez

When I was at CES I was lucky enough to sit down with the crew from Starlight Runner who are doing great things in 'transmedia' campaigns to help brands achieve a wider reach for their products and projects. While we didn't chat much about work ...

Is YouTube Trying To Erase The Past? Browse Page Eliminates Date Filter

Is YouTube Trying To Erase The Past? Browse Page Eliminates Date Filter

YouTube is trying really hard to make YouTube.com your new TV. Instead of turning on the television and flipping through the 338 channels, they're hoping in the near future you'll just open a browser and go to YouTube... and surf their millions of "channels" instead. ...

The Week's Best Viral Videos & Video Marketing Lessons - Ping Pong Baby Edition

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Video Marketing Lessons   Ping Pong Baby Edition

I always send various videos that I collect throughout the week for this column to friends and family, and it usually gives me a pretty good indication of whether or not the column has a good cross-section of different video types and tones. And this ...

Jim Louderback On Cow Paths & Old Media Moving Online

Jim Louderback On Cow Paths & Old Media Moving Online

Last month I shared part of my conversation with Jim Louderback. We covered a great number of video-related topics that day, including the comparison of the online video marketplace to cow paths (trust me, it makes total sense once you hear it) and how we ...

SHAZAM! Interactive Super Bowl Ads Drive Engagement

SHAZAM! Interactive Super Bowl Ads Drive Engagement

In my recent Hulu AdZone article I talked about how ads online needed to step back from the "here's the brand - now here's the call to action" format and make their ads more entertaining, like companies do during the Super Bowl. For a long ...

The Top 20 Global Online Video Ad Campaigns For January 2012

The Top 20 Global Online Video Ad Campaigns For January 2012

Volkswagen's Super Bowl teaser ad The Bark Side was top dog in January in Unruly's Global Ads Chart. The 60-second ad, created by LA agency Deutsch, attracted 646,766 shares last month, easily making it the most popular ad. Certainly, the Force is strong with the German ...

The Week's Best Viral Videos & Video Marketing Lessons - Super Bowl Edition

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Video Marketing Lessons   Super Bowl Edition

When history looks back on this week in the viral video world, the only thing they'll remember is the Super Bowl and all the various online video buzz the commercials generated. The truth is, there were a lot of great videos this week, and only ...

The Super Bowl Is Dead, Long Live Super Bowl Commercials

The Super Bowl Is Dead, Long Live Super Bowl Commercials

When I shared this year's Honda Super Bowl commercial a few days ago, I mentioned that it was a popular strategy these days for brands to release their Super Bowl commercial prior to the actual game and the actual television airing of the ad. But ...

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