Broadcasting giant Endemol, the biggest independent production company in the world, is investing $40 Million into a range of video platforms such as YouTube, AOL, Dailymotion and Yahoo. The company currently works with around 400 global broadcasters and they already have over 100 YouTube channels.
Maker Studios get a new chief content officer who comes fresh from heading up the video division at Yahoo, PS4 launch a killer unboxing video and an anti-YouTube video is going viral on YouTube. These stories and more from the day in online video from ReelSEO.
188.5 Million Americans watched 46 Billion content videos in August 2013 and AOL was a major player in that field, with 55% more viewers than they had in August 2012. We find out why they have become so successful.
Yahoo! is releasing 8 new series (planned around their SNL sketch acquisition) on September 9, and unlike most web series, it's being unloaded all at once on that day. Yahoo! is launching 1,000 hours of content on the same day. It's the first time an ad-supported platform has done this.
In this Fun Video Friday, we see a commercial for women made by women telling women exactly what they want in life: yogurt and birth control...all rolled into one...and don't forget that racial diversity! Also, the usual: music, comedy, and science make their regular appearance.
So much video news this week but we've managed to squeeze it all into one blog post. Read the latest on Digital Video vs. TV Ad Engagement and Yahoo's purchase of the Qwiki video app. Also we have stats! Did YOU know that 500 years worth of YouTube video are watched on Facebook every day?
YouTube's introduction of subscription channels dominated the online video news this week, creating many headlines but we also bring you the rest of news including Ryan Gosling's aversion to cereal how Amazon makes money from rival Netflix.
We talk to Jason Berger of Kids At Play, who have made web series on Yahoo and YouTube channels like LOUD and IGN Start, as well as creating social video campaigns with top brands, like Purina. What is the formula for their success?
Yahoo are apparently in talks to purchase a majority share in video portal site Dailymotion. It's no secret that Marissa Mayer is a fan of video so a development in this direction was expected, but can they ever rival YouTube?
Well, if you're reading this, it's Saturday December 22nd, 2012 and the world didn't end like many predicted. Yah us! Then again, if you're reading this it might mean that you're huddled in your home hiding from the alien invaders that landed yesterday. Either way, ...