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Vimeo Moves to HTML5 Player, Adds Captions and Subtitles

Vimeo Moves to HTML5 Player, Adds Captions and Subtitles

Indie creator favorite, Vimeo, kick off the new year with a long overdue set of upgrades including the ability to add closed captions and subtitles, plus improved in-player transaction support for creators. Oh, the new HTML5 player is 50% faster too.

BBC Confirms Best Ever iPlayer Performance Thanks To Sherlock, Dr Who

BBC Confirms Best Ever iPlayer Performance Thanks To Sherlock, Dr Who

BBC iPlayer viewing on tablets overtook PCs and laptops for the first time ever over the Christmas period. The service also received the most download requests in its history with the Dr Who Special generating 2 million unique downloads across all devices.

UK Broadcaster Channel 4 Removes All Long-form YouTube Content

UK Broadcaster Channel 4 Removes All Long form YouTube Content

UK broadcaster Channel 4 has removed all their long-form content from their 4 main YouTube channels, in a bid to drive viewers to their Video on Demand service, 4oD. Shows like The IT Crowd, The Inbetweeners and Come Dine with Me are no longer accessible to YouTube users.

The Day In Online Video News And Views 6th January 2014

The Day In Online Video News And Views 6th January 2014

Roku is pre-loading their technology into TV sets, Netflix is testing out new subscription plans and Google wants to make YouTube inescapable by putting it in your car. More on these and other stories of the last few days in online video from ReelSEO.

YouTube Commits to VP9-supported 4K, Asks LG & Sony Along for the Ride

YouTube Commits to VP9 supported 4K, Asks LG & Sony Along for the Ride

Google has been trying to get their own video codec off the ground for years and it looks like they finally have the weight of the industry behind them as they demonstrate VP9 enabled 4K video streaming for YouTube at next week's CES show in Las Vegas.

The Top 20 Global Online Video Ads For December 2013

The Top 20 Global Online Video Ads For December 2013

Christmas themes dominated the Top 20 most shared video ads for December 2013, of course, but YouTube Rewind 2013, Jean-Claude Van Damme's splits and those everlasting Evian Babies also made an appearance.

The Week In Online Video News And Views 30th December 2013

The Week In Online Video News And Views 30th December 2013

Netflix and Hulu wannabe Vdio has bitten the dust, Google+ touts itself as the YouTube of live video and we look back at a year in Google Glass. More on these and other stories of the last few days in online video from ReelSEO.

The Day In Online Video News And Views 20th December 2013

The Day In Online Video News And Views 20th December 2013

Vimeo hope to grow its content producer base with more paying subscribers, 4K streaming is coming to Netflix in January and Vine gets vanity URLs at last. More on these and other stories of the last few days in online video from ReelSEO.

Fun Video Friday: Of Course It's The Christmas Edition

Fun Video Friday: Of Course Its The Christmas Edition

Christmas is just days away so we finally get to do a Christmas edition of Fun Video Friday at last. Albeit one that features Chuck Norris doing Van Damme, Godzilla fighting off King Kong and the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man and Google blackmailing everybody of course.

YouTube Rewind 2013: A Peek Behind The Curtain With Portal A

YouTube Rewind 2013: A Peek Behind The Curtain With Portal A

YouTube Rewind 2013 has already attracted 44 million views in 9 days for a video that revels in the most innovative and infamous moments on YouTube in the past year. We take a look behind the scenes with Portal A who created and produced for the video for YouTube.

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