Video Trends & Research

Online video industry market research coverage. Internet video analysis, studies, reports, statistics, trends, and other research about the online video industry. Mobile video research, broadband usage, video consumption, video advertising trends, and other market research and statistics covering the online video market.

Online Video Doesn't Need to Replace TV, and Won't

Online Video Doesnt Need to Replace TV, and Wont

We all know the numbers, or at least, have an idea.  Online video burst on the scene not too long ago, and we have studies upon studies about how well it's doing and where we think it's going.  For every study that shows amazing growth, ...

4 Tips for Optimizing Your Online Video Ad Campaigns

4 Tips for Optimizing Your Online Video Ad Campaigns

Ooyala put out their Global Video Index for Q2 2012 recently and Longtail Video dropped some stats about video consumption through their products. I've been digging through the data trying to glean some interesting insights and I've got a handful for you today, video viewing ...

Memo to Candidates: Ooyala Finds Video Viewing Varies in Red States & Blue States

Memo to Candidates: Ooyala Finds Video Viewing Varies in Red States & Blue States

Ooyala issued its Q2 Global Video Index Report this morning along with some product updates. Each quarter, the company dips into its deep stores of anonymized viewing data to offer a glimpse at how people are watching online video around the world. The big news ...

Multi-Screen Becoming the Standard Instead of the Exception for Many Activities

Multi Screen Becoming the Standard Instead of the Exception for Many Activities

Google just put out some fairly interesting research about how we've become a predominantly multi-screen society. It looks at how we surf, shop and consume media, including TV, across a variety of screens both sequentially (start on one screen, pause then finish on another) and ...

4 Tips to Increase eCommerce Product Video View Rates & Raise Conversions

4 Tips to Increase eCommerce Product Video View Rates & Raise Conversions

Invodo recently did a three month study that looked into the efficacy of the video view rate, how it applies to ecommerce and why it is an important metric. Since a lot of readers have products to sell I thought it shed some light on ...

Streaming Video Gaining Ground on Broadcast TV for Connected TV Users

Streaming Video Gaining Ground on Broadcast TV for Connected TV Users

Following up on my previous article from the YuMe Connected TV White Paper which focused on advertising and ad-supported content, I also wanted to take a look at the content itself including what people are watching, when they watch it and, rather importantly, how they ...

Ad Interaction High on Connected TV Where Ad-Supported Content Preferred [Study]

Ad Interaction High on Connected TV Where Ad Supported Content Preferred [Study]

YuMe has got some new research showing that online video viewers prefer ad-supported content over actually paying for content in a pay-per-view or subscription-based model while using their connected TVs along with a lot of other good information in The Who, What, When, Where, Why and ...

Top 5 Video Advertising Network Recommendations July 2012

Top 5 Video Advertising Network Recommendations July 2012

On Friday, I talked about the general online video numbers from comScore and, as always, I'm here to talk specifically about the online video advertising network numbers. This month's numbers are a bit weird because Brightroll was left out of them. Without them there were just ...

Online Video Viewing Numbers Grow in July with Record Viewers

Online Video Viewing Numbers Grow in July with Record Viewers

It's the middle of the month and that means it's time once again for the comScore analysis of online video for the previous month. July saw, according to comScore (which we know won't mesh with Nielsen), 184 million viewers, which is a new record in ...

Back-to-School Shopping Trends: VIDEO is KEY to Retail Clothing Sales for 2012 [Study]

Back to School Shopping Trends: VIDEO is KEY to Retail Clothing Sales for 2012 [Study]

New research from Google and Compete on back to school shopping trends in 2012 has found just how profoundly mobile and video have changed the shopping landscape for clothing and apparel. Here are a few highlights: More than 20% apparel consumers use their tablets or ...

Study Finds YouTube Major Source for News Around the World

Study Finds YouTube Major Source for News Around the World

At this point, would you be surprised if YouTube isn't one of the top sources for pretty much any kind of genre?  The only thing YouTube and other sites don't have right now is numbers for scripted shows that rival TV, although that's certainly debatable.  ...

Record 11 Billion Video Ads in June: Top 5 Ad Network Recommendations

Record 11 Billion Video Ads in June: Top 5 Ad Network Recommendations

It's that time once again for me to piece together the comScore Video Metrix report numbers for June and compress them into my own personal algorithm to give you my thoughts on where you might want to put your video ads for the upcoming months. ...

Online Video Viewers Stable, Average Video Length Up, Average Minutes Down in June

Online Video Viewers Stable, Average Video Length Up, Average Minutes Down in June

As the summer heat beats down upon us it seems that it's driven a lot of us indoors and into the cool embrace of online video. Over 180 million Americans tuned int to see 33 billion "videos" last month (June 2012) and a new record ...

Brand Mentions in Social Video Content Have No Effect on Sharing Potential

Brand Mentions in Social Video Content Have No Effect on Sharing Potential

That’s according to fascinating new research carried out by a university in Australia, which found that the number of times a brand appears visually or verbally in a commercial had little or no impact on its popularity online. The study is the second led by Dr Karen Nelson-Field and ...

Interactive Pre-roll Adds Almost 50% to Brand Engagement, Most Popular Interaction? Watching a Trailer Says Jivox

Interactive Pre roll Adds Almost 50% to Brand Engagement, Most Popular Interaction? Watching a Trailer Says Jivox

Jivox, who is in the business of multi-screen interactive video advertising technology, released a recent report that, no surprise, says their particular brand of online video pre-roll ads are way more effective than those sort of standard video pre-roll ads you're used to. You know, ...