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What’s The Next Eye-Popping Milestone For YouTube?

Whats The Next Eye Popping Milestone For YouTube?

YouTube shocked the world last year with the reveal that they were regularly serving up 2 billion video views per day, with over 35 hours of video being uploaded every minute. As stunning as those numbers were at the time, YouTube wasn't shy about setting …

The Growth Of Netflix Will Be Used To Throttle Your Internet Access

The Growth Of Netflix Will Be Used To Throttle Your Internet Access

So everyone's talking about this new Spring 2011 Global Internet Phenomena Report from Sandvine—a self-described "leading provider of intelligent broadband network solutions for fixed and mobile operators." The big, gaudy stat everyone's running in their headline is that Netflix makes up 30% of U.S. Internet …

Video Marketing Strategy: Matching Brands & Web Video Stars

Video Marketing Strategy: Matching Brands & Web Video Stars

If you follow any popular Web personalities and their online video channels, you might be surprised to learn they may be paid to have brand messaging worked right into the video. I interviewed a broker who matches brands with web celebrities (aka, "Webstars”) and places …

Is YouTube’s Piracy Problem Holding Up Movie Rental Deals With Studios?

Is YouTubes Piracy Problem Holding Up Movie Rental Deals With Studios?

The latest rumors coming out of The Wrap suggest that YouTube's new movie rental service (one of the worst-kept secrets of the web) is being held up by two or three Hollywood studios that have yet to ink a deal with the video giant. The …

The Week’s Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons – Tornadoes, Cats, & Cellos

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons   Tornadoes, Cats, & Cellos

Each Friday I give video curating a shot with this column, hoping to find videos that both entertain and educate. Even in unbranded "home video" success stories we can find things to learn: what causes emotional responses in viewers, how videos are shared, and what …

25 Jawdropping YouTube Video Facts, Figures, & Statistics

25 Jawdropping YouTube Video Facts, Figures, & Statistics

One of the best ways for a popular website to crow about its successes is the use of statistics. This is even more true with the world of video, which is ruled by things like view counts, comments, subscriptions, and ratings. We've all heard some …

Nielsen and comScore Continue to Disagree Dramatically in Online Video Numbers

Nielsen and comScore Continue to Disagree Dramatically in Online Video Numbers

Nielsen and comScore will never see eye-to-eye and that goes doubly for the numbers they report. While comScore said some 174 million Americans viewed online video last month, Nielsen states it's only 144.2 million, or billion if you were to take their chart at face …

Online Video Springs Back in March, 174M Viewers Watch 889 Minutes on Average

Online Video Springs Back in March, 174M Viewers Watch 889 Minutes on Average

After the February fizzle in online video, March has seen the industry spring back to life with 174 million Americans raining down upon online video sites and viewing sessions blossoming to 5.7B while average viewing time saw a growth spurt to 889.1 minutes. Ahhh…spring is …

Innovid Puts Social Network Interactivity in Pre-Roll Video Ads

Innovid Puts Social Network Interactivity in Pre Roll Video Ads

Innovid earlier this week announced their new interactive pre-roll video ads called, iRoll. That name makes me want to roll my i's. But hey, I suppose it's more an i for interactive than hitching on the trend of calling everything iSomething, at least I hope …

YouTube Profitability Watch Update – 2011 to Top $2.25B?

YouTube Profitability Watch Update   2011 to Top $2.25B?

Citi Analyst Mark Mahaney is again doing some prognosticating about the profitability of YouTube according to a new report he's due to put out today. Back in January when he did this I posted a reply that I think YouTube would hit $2B this year …

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