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The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign state located off the north-western coast of continental Europe. The country includes the island of Great Britain, the north-eastern part of the island of Ireland, and many smaller islands. Northern Ireland is the only part of the UK that shares a land border with another sovereign state—the Republic of Ireland. Apart from this land border the UK is surrounded by th...

YouTube: Available as Satellite App, Not A Channel. Wait, What?

YouTube: Available as Satellite App, Not A Channel. Wait, What?

Yesterday it was reported that UK satellite TV provider Freesat is making YouTube available as a channel in their lineup.  It will, in fact, be an HTML5 app that will allow Freesat users to access YouTube.  So all that hullabaloo about YouTube turning into a …

US Marketers See Big Opportunity for Online Video Advertising in Europe

US Marketers See Big Opportunity for Online Video Advertising in Europe

comScore's recently published statistics for online video viewing and video ad exposure in the Europe reveals the biggest growth lies in video ad consumption in the UK  - 80% of online Brits saw an online video in January 2012: and of these 64 percent were …

Keeping up with the ‘Joneses’: Has Corporate UK Finally Decided to Embrace Viral Video?

Keeping up with the Joneses: Has Corporate UK Finally Decided to Embrace Viral Video?

There's little doubt that compared to their counterparts in the USA, most UK corporations have been relatively slow when it comes to embracing and utilizing well-made viral video as a marketing strategy. However, I believe that the recent acquisition of UK viral video producers ST16 by …

comScore Says Almost 22 Million Brits Touched By Video Ads In January

comScore Says Almost 22 Million Brits Touched By Video Ads In January

They always seem a bit behind, comScore, not the Brits. Considering that it's almost mid-March and we're just getting UK numbers for January. It's all part of their "one press release per day so as not to confuse journalists" mentality. No really, someone said that …

Unruly’s UK Ads Chart Similar, But Different From Global Ads Chart

Unruly’s UK Ads Chart Similar, But Different From Global Ads Chart

I'm in the United Kingdom this week to speak at SES London, which is being held again at The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre. I'll be speaking on Thursday, 23 February, about "Developing a Video Optimisation and Marketing Campaign.” No, that's not a typo. On …

Rebel Brings Us Version 2 Of The YouTube Creator Playbook

Rebel Brings Us Version 2 Of The YouTube Creator Playbook

Over the weekend, a rebel sympathizer smuggled me a new copy of Version 2 of the YouTube Creator Playbook. To protect him/her from any repercussions, I won't disclose this rebel sympathizer's name, other than to say he/she works at a media company that bridges the …

12 New Multimedia Apps For The Updated Xbox 360 Dashboard

12 New Multimedia Apps For The Updated Xbox 360 Dashboard

I just got the big list of all new apps this week on the Xbox 360 dashboard. While YouTube might be one of the more interesting for many, I found the list to be both diverse in content (some aren't about video) and location. For …

New Xbox Dashboard Combines TV & Gaming Entertainment

New Xbox Dashboard Combines TV & Gaming Entertainment

I have been writing about all the big changes with the Xbox for some time now in regards to IPTV and this is the big day, the day when it all launches (though there does appear to be a slight delay in the launch). I have …

Black Friday Ads & Small Business Saturday Stories & Cyber Monday Deals, Oh My!

Black Friday Ads & Small Business Saturday Stories & Cyber Monday Deals, Oh My!

Do you suppose we'll see many Black Friday ads, Small Business Saturday stories, and Cyber Monday deals this week?  We might. Or, as Dorothy, the Tin Man, and the Scarecrow might say if the Warner Bros. movie, "The Wizard of Oz" (1939), were remade in …

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