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8 Of The Best Global Branded Vines Of The Week

8 Of The Best Global Branded Vines Of The Week

There continues to be some terrifically innovative brand content on Vine and we bring you eight of our favourites from the last 7 days. Subway showed us that building the best sandwich ever in 6 seconds was possible while Burt’s Bees brought us some literary drama.

A Perfect Day For Zombies: Top YouTube Ads For October 2013

A Perfect Day For Zombies: Top YouTube Ads For October 2013

Dodge, Xbox, Pepsi and Virgin America all made the YouTube ads leaderboard for October 2013 for the most watched video ads of last month. Samsung appear twice in the top 5 with trailers for their Galaxy Gear product.

Digg Launches Reddit Style Video Section To Win Back Traffic

Digg Launches Reddit Style Video Section To Win Back Traffic

Digg have rolled out a new video section on their site as the owners confirm that video content drives the most traffic for them. They hope that the new aggregated feature will attract even more much needed visits to the social platform.

Streaming Media West 2013, with New Producer Live Conference Set for November 19-20th

Streaming Media West 2013, with New Producer Live Conference Set for November 19 20th

It’s that time again, Streaming Media West is just a few weeks away. It’s at a new venue this year, the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach. The two-day event brings together the online video industry’s top thought leaders for two days of how to create, use, and …

The Best News And Current Affairs Channels On YouTube

The Best News And Current Affairs Channels On YouTube

With TV viewing habits changing so rapidly and consumers turning to the internet for their news, old school and new broadcasters are using YouTube as a way of updating their audience with the events of the day. We look at some of the best news channels on the site.

Netflix Testing 4K Video Streaming Ready For Roll Out In 2014

Netflix Testing 4K Video Streaming Ready For Roll Out In 2014

Netflix have been talking about 4K video for quite a while – they even shot the second series of ‘House of Cards’ in that format. Now, they are testing some Ultra HD footage out on the site in preparation for a full roll out of the feature in 2014.

Countdown To Music Awards Begin, YouTube Hopes For Watercooler Moment

Countdown To Music Awards Begin, YouTube Hopes For Watercooler Moment

The first ever YouTube Music Awards, one of the most important events in the site’s history, will start in just a few hours. With Spike Jonze at the helm, YouTube hopes it will be one of the watercooler moments of 2013 and establish them as a broadcaster with serious clout.

YouTube Changes Ad Revenue Percentage Share, Big Partners Could Benefit

YouTube Changes Ad Revenue Percentage Share, Big Partners Could Benefit

In order to attract premium content to the site in the past, YouTube have given the big broadcasting networks a much more favourable share of ad revenue. That’s all set to change as YouTube are updating their advertising rate card to a flat 55% for all partners, no matter their status.

Fun Video Friday: Astronauts, Batman And Cuttlefish

Fun Video Friday: Astronauts, Batman And Cuttlefish

Welcome to the first Fun Video Friday of November 2013 and never mind the kids, we all know it’s the adults who are going to be looking forward to the new Lego Movie more than anyone. Luckily for them, Warner Bros have released a brilliant new trailer featuring God, Batman and Abraham Lincoln.

YouTube Finally Steps In To Moderate Content Partner Vs MCN Disputes

YouTube Finally Steps In To Moderate Content Partner Vs MCN Disputes

YouTube are stepping in as the third party between content partners and multi channel networks during a dispute. They have launched a featured which allows partners to begin the process of being released from their contracts. MCNs are also being told to be more transparent in what they are offering.

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