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75 Percent of U.S. Internet Audience Watched Online Video In July

comScore released its July 2008 data from the comScore Video Metrix service, reporting that Americans viewed more than 11.4 billion videos for a total duration of 558 million hours during the month. Google Sites Maintains Dominant Position - In July, Google Sites once again ranked ...

Online Video Advertising Industry Report for Q3 2008

Online video ad network, LiveRail recently released a complete report of the online video advertising industry titled, "State Of The Industry Report for Q3 2008″. This exhaustive report (below) highlights both the growth of online video advertising as well as the challenges with online video ...

CCTV Reaches 100M Uniques With Olympic Video Coverage

The 2008 Olympics was full of big news: The most gold medals ever won by a single person, and, for China, an astounding number of gold medals. However, the news doesn't stop there! According to WebTrends Analytics, more than 6 million visitors a day were ...

Yahoo Gives Up On Search Video Ads, Google and Others Still Experimenting

During the Q&A portion of the adtech Chicago session, The State of Online Video: Going Beyond the Pre-Roll, I asked panelist Rebecca Paoletti, Director of Video Strategy for Yahoo!, if her company was planning to roll out video ads in universal search results. Her response ...

Blinkx Private-Label Video Search Services

Video search engine blinkx is the latest video search platform to join the recent trend of video search engine companies who have launched private-label video search services and offerings (Truveo, Youtube, Pixsy, etc..). The new service, dubbed "Red Label," will allow other websites to utilize ...

75% of US Internet Users Watched Online Video In May

comScore, a leader in measuring the digital world, today released May 2008 data from the comScore Video Metrix service, reporting that U.S. Internet users viewed more than 12 billion online videos during the month, representing an increase of 45 percent versus year ago. Fox Interactive ...

Universal Search Strategy for Video Is Not Universal

The major search engines (in particular MSN, Yahoo, and Google) have taken different approaches with regard to the way in which they serve video search results in a universal search environment.  It is interesting to examine how universal search has changed and developed at each ...

New Cloud-Based Video Encoding Web Service

In 1999 encoding.com offered a service whereby they hand coded and archived source video content that was sent in by customers in video tape format.  Just last month, encoding.com relaunched their service as a new and robust SaaS (Software as a Service) video encoding platform. ...

Adobe Teams To Make Flash More Search Friendly

Online Video News Search Study - Is The Business Case Made?

Report released by DoubleClick Performics, "Searching for Online News." The report consists of survey findings among 500 consumers conducted in mid-May, offering a look into how consumers interact with online video news – more specifically, how they search for it, how they engage with it, and how effectively they find the news video relevant to their search experience.

The key findings of the report – There is a significant use of the Internet for video news viewing, consumers rely heavily on Search to find news online, and video with news search makes for higher engagement levels with consumers.

Grant comments on whether the data helps or hurts the SEO professionals and online marketers looking to make the business case for optimizing news video performance and distribution on the web.

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