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Exclusive: Dailymotion Launches Matchbox Curation Tool For Publishers

Exclusive: Dailymotion Launches Matchbox Curation Tool For Publishers

Dailymotion are making their HD premium content available to publishers who want to feature video on their site to increase engagement and attract viewers. Those publishers can also earn a share of the revenue from the videos that they serve on their own pages. The Matchbox widget is available now.

ReelSEO Viral Video Of The Week: Chipotle's The Scarecrow

ReelSEO Viral Video Of The Week: Chipotles The Scarecrow

Having won awards for their previous video campaign, Chipotle have again produced something very special that has already attracted over 5.8 Million views in just one week. 'The Scarecrow' is a beautifully produced animated video highlighting issues with the modern food industry.

YouTube To Enable Offline Access For Downloads To Mobile Apps

YouTube To Enable Offline Access For Downloads To Mobile Apps

In an unexpected move, YouTube have announced that they are going to allow the downloading of video content via their various mobile apps and make those videos available to the viewer even without an internet connection. Due for roll out in November, it heralds a major change in YouTube's attitude to downloads from their site.

Virgin Mobile Wants To Blinkwash Us Into Submission With New Video Ads

Virgin Mobile Wants To Blinkwash Us Into Submission With New Video Ads

Bored of using a mouse or touchpad to navigate YouTube? Well, thanks to Virgin Mobile you can now blink your way through their 25 new videos if you have a webcam and a fast enough internet connection. It's a clever and innovative campaign which has got a lot of people talking.

YouTube Now Testing Chromecast HDMI Support For Embedded Video Content

YouTube Now Testing Chromecast HDMI Support For Embedded Video Content

YouTube has confirmed that they are currently testing the ability to watch videos on the Chromecast HDMI dongle that are embedded on third party sites outside of YouTube. Support for such a feature would mean videos curated on other sites, such as blogs, would be just as accessible for viewers.

Channel 4 Commission YouTube Creatives For Original Broadcast Content

Channel 4 Commission YouTube Creatives For Original Broadcast Content

Channel 4, one of the most innovative broadcasters in the United Kingdom, are teaming up with UK YouTubers to create original short form content which will be broadcast via the TV network, their Video on Demand platform and YouTube itself.

Channel Pages Gives YouTubers A Way To Collaborate With Other Creators

Channel Pages Gives YouTubers A Way To Collaborate With Other Creators

Hugely successful YouTube channels and creators succeed because of the relationships they build up over time, with the audience and with other creators and brands. FanBridge have launched a new service aimed at making these collaborations even easier to facilitate.

Hollywood & Vines: Airbnb Release First Crowdsourced Vine Movie

Hollywood & Vines: Airbnb Release First Crowdsourced Vine Movie

It was inevitable that Vine video content would eventually break out of its 6 second shackles and Airbnb are the first company to not only create a short film using Vines but to get fans of the app to send in their very own videos to do so. The film has just been released and it's adorable.

Facebook Rolls Out Auto-Play News Feed Videos For Selected Mobile Users

Facebook Rolls Out Auto Play News Feed Videos For Selected Mobile Users

Facebook are eager to roll out their video ads on the site as soon as possible but are concerned about a possible user backlash. They have now started the testing process for selected users on mobile devices. Interestingly, the videos being served are from other users, not ads.

Fun Video Friday: Jimmy Kimmel Has Ruined Everything

Fun Video Friday: Jimmy Kimmel Has Ruined Everything

We tread carefully with our pick of the viral videos this week. We assume they are the genuine article but you never know where Jimmy Kimmel will strike next....enjoy the serious Monty Python trailer, watch a guy fall for his wife all over again and find out all about Reddit.

YouTube's New Cross Promotion Feature Makes Branding, Discovery Easier

YouTubes New Cross Promotion Feature Makes Branding, Discovery Easier

We give YouTube a lot of grief over some of the features it introduces but we are really excited about this new one. It finally allows cross promotion of video content between channels - whether they are your own or other creators. We think it has the potential to make branding and promotion so much easier.

Adobe to Add 150 New Features to CC Video Apps

Adobe to Add 150 New Features to CC Video Apps

The suite of video applications inside Adobe's Creative Cloud will soon have another round of interesting new features being added. With the announcement centered around the International Broadcasting Convention, or IBC 2013, as of mid-October 2013, PreLude CC, Premiere Pro CC, After Effects CC, SpeedGrade ...

The BBC Has Much To Fear From YouTube - Or Does It?

The BBC Has Much To Fear From YouTube   Or Does It?

Is YouTube a real threat to mainstream television broadcasting? The BBC, one of the oldest and most respected companies in the world posed this question in a bid to understand how YouTube culture works and what that means for us all.

Will Video Ads Sink Facebook? Social Media Giant Faces User Backlash

Will Video Ads Sink Facebook? Social Media Giant Faces User Backlash

The video ad market is on the cusp of a multi-billion dollar expansion that could transform Facebook and Instagram into syndication platforms putting pressure on the existing TV model, but those users may not accept commercials as readily as major online video sites.

TV Shows Trounce Other Mainstream YouTube Content [Study]

TV Shows Trounce Other Mainstream YouTube Content [Study]

TV Shows do fantastically well on YouTube for two reasons - they bring their audience with them and they have a golden supply of content that can re-purposed for the YouTube audience. A new study from OpenSlate shows us just how well the main TV show channels fare online.