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Vevo (stylized as VEVO) is a joint venture music video website operated by Sony Music Entertainment, Universal Music Group, and Abu Dhabi Media with EMI licensing its content to the group without taking an ownership stake. The service was launched officially on December 8, 2009. The videos on Vevo are syndicated across the web, with Google and Vevo sharing the advertising revenue.
Vevo offers music videos from three of the “big four” major record labels: Universal Music Grou...

comScore September 2010 Video Metrix – Less Viewers, More Minutes Per

Yes boys and girls, it's that time again. The comScore top ten lists for online video properties are in. The thrills! The Spills! The shake ups, shake downs and everything all around. Let's get on with the show!

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 …

Online Video Impacts Top 50 Web Properties During June 2010

comScore has released the monthly report on who does what, where on the web, commonly referred to as the comScore Media Metrix. The report, as usual, looks at top web properties, ad networks and the changes in the traffic on those properties.

Video Less Pirated Online Than Music, Consumption Still Growing

Social networks are here to stay, so says a recent report from Interpret, the media and technology market research firm. Oh they also talked a lot about video and how people get it. In fact, they found that 12% more are streaming movies on the …

Americans Watched 4.3 Billion Video Ads In June, Mostly On Hulu

comScore recently announced their new Video Metrix 2.0 which adds several enhancements and June 2010 is the first month where we get to see how they affect the numbers.

YouTube Tops 14.5 Billion and Sets Record Says ComScore

It's certainly long in the coming. YouTube, well technically the Google sites, topped 14.6 billion video streams in May according to comScore. Yes, those computators of computationals are back with their latest stats set, this time it's for May 2010. What have they to say?

13 Billion Videos On YouTube for 135.7 Million Viewers In April

My post last month about comScore's metrics got eaten by the ReelSEO gremlins and disappeared into the ether but I'm here again, this time hopefully my insightful commentary won't bend time/space and make the entire article disappear again (which must be what happened last time).

YouTube Almost Hit 100 Videos Per Viewer Last Month

comScore has released their March 2010 Video Metrix numbers and one of the most fascinating things is that YouTube viewers are watching, on average, 96 videos in the month. That would be 3.2 videos per day, every day. Also, over 180 million U.S. web surfers …

Brightcove Lands EMI In Exclusive Video Distribution Deal

Today Brightcove has announced that they have formalized a content agreement with EMI Music to be the premier provider of online video distribution services for the entire corporation.  That adds EMI to the list of major labels already partnering with Brightcove, including Sony, Universal, and …

Despite A Dip, US Online Video Views Are Up 120% for 2010

comScore starts off another year of online video tracking and so do we.  Many have reported on the decline in video views for January 2010 when compared to December 2009.  However, even with the decline of 2.5%, when you look at the numbers year over …

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