Video Search

Video search engine coverage. News about the video search engine sites and general search engines as the pertain to assisting users find online videos. Industry coverage of video search technology, indexing web videos for search engines, video search platforms, universal search, and more about search engines

Google Builds Artificial Brain with Feline Recognition Algorithm... Who's Laughing Meow

Google Builds Artificial Brain with Feline Recognition Algorithm... Whos Laughing Meow

Awhile back, we talked about the kinds of metadata, we talked about why it's so important to write good metadata, and all that discussion coincided with our coverage of the metadata section of the YouTube Advertiser Playbook.  The big reason why it's important to properly classify ...

Understanding The Life Of Video Metadata From Production To Publishing & Why It's So Important

Understanding The Life Of Video Metadata From Production To Publishing & Why Its So Important

When we usually refer to "metadata" with regard to video, we're talking about all the textual information that accompanies a video and helps search engines better understand the content as well as helps users find a video on the internet.  As an example, in the ...

YouTube Auto-Generated Channels Appearing Everywhere, Including YouTube Search Results

YouTube Auto Generated Channels Appearing Everywhere, Including YouTube Search Results

Nearly a year ago, YouTube rolled out their “auto-generated channels,” which are channels created to curate content based on relevant topics. Think of them as YouTube-created playlists. When they first appeared, auto-generated channels were strictly limited to the “Top YouTube Collections” tab and intended for ...

I've Seen the Future with the Knowledge Graph and it Almost Works for Business Video

Ive Seen the Future with the Knowledge Graph and it Almost Works for Business Video

Last week, Google introduced the Knowledge Graph.  According to Amit Singhal, Google’s SVP of Engineering, “The Knowledge Graph enables you to search for things, people or places that Google knows about – landmarks, celebrities, cities, sports teams, buildings, geographical features, movies, celestial objects, works of ...

Did Google Forget About Video? New Personalized Search Doesn't Extend To Videos

Did Google Forget About Video? New Personalized Search Doesnt Extend To Videos

So Google recently made a change to their search results that rolls in content from your Google Plus account and your Picasa account. The idea, to hear Google tell it, is to make the search results more personalized and more useful to each user... to ...

Google+ Strategy For Taking On Twitter & Facebook: Choke The Life Out Of Them

Google+ Strategy For Taking On Twitter & Facebook: Choke The Life Out Of Them

You've probably seen the news that Google Search is now infused with more personalized content from your Google Plus and Picasa accounts--I say you've probably seen the news because it's everywhere. They're calling it Search Plus Your World. I'm not interested in rehashing the details ...

Search YouTube Like A Master With These YouTube Search Tips And Tricks

Search YouTube Like A Master With These YouTube Search Tips And Tricks

Any online marketing or SEO professional that dabbles in search work spends most of their time trying to help websites and other content claim a good ranking in the search results. We spend most of our time talking about that side of search as well. ...

New Google Universal Video Search Thumbnails Spotted = More Visibility

New Google Universal Video Search Thumbnails Spotted = More Visibility

So, this morning while in my hotel at SES Chicago, I received a tweet from a good friend, Tim Cross, that at least in the UK, Google has rolled out, or is testing, new Universal Search video thumbnails...  AND, it's good news in that they ...

Search Still No. 1 Referrer of Online Video Traffic, Facebook Slips

Search Still No. 1 Referrer of Online Video Traffic, Facebook Slips

Brightcove & TubeMogul recently released their quarterly research report for Q1 and Q2 of 2011, entitled Online Video & The Media Industry - Special Features: Full Length Episodes, Mobile Engagement. The report focuses on three areas: platform usage, online video engagement and discovery, and mobile ...

Charter Creating Online Video Directory Of Content From Hulu, Netflix, & Amazon

Charter Creating Online Video Directory Of Content From Hulu, Netflix, & Amazon

Here's an interesting tidbit I came across today. Charter Communications is encouraging its users to watch online video by creating a new searchable directory of online video content. Hopefully, this doesn't mean that they will later then charge for video separately, you know the old ...

Google Disables Realtime Search To Incorporate Google Plus Results

Google Disables Realtime Search To Incorporate Google Plus Results

Google Realtime Search is the feature that indexes posts from Twitter, Facebook, Friendfeed, and other services both on its own URL and into the "one-box" on main search results. And for now, at least, it's not working anymore. It's not because something's broken with the ...

Mozilla Wants To Create A World Without Search Engines

Mozilla Wants To Create A World Without Search Engines

You might have heard about Mozilla's new mission statement, released earlier this week. It's fairly standard stuff, full of optimism and grand goals. But nestled in the epic statement is some talk that makes it sound like Mozilla's aiming for a world where search engines ...

Google Previews Video Within Search Results - Free Screening: Take II

Google Previews Video Within Search Results   Free Screening: Take II

Google has been giving users "instant previews" in the search engine results pages (SERPS) for some time allowing users to click a little blue magnifying glass symbol next to each result to see a cool little overlay that shows a preview of the resulting website ...

Video Has Changed Search Results Forever: Engagement Objects w/Bruce Clay

Video Has Changed Search Results Forever: Engagement Objects w/Bruce Clay

We had the privilege of speaking with Bruce Clay at SMX, and he spoke at length about how video has impacted the search results in dramatic and permanent ways. Bruce is one of the most-trusted voices in the search engine marketing space--he founded his SEO ...

Vimeo, YouTube, ITV, DailyMotion See SEO Boosts as Google Panda (Farmer) Update Hits UK

Vimeo, YouTube, ITV, DailyMotion See SEO Boosts as Google Panda (Farmer) Update Hits UK

Searchmetrics did some research into how top websites were affected by that big Google algorithm update back in February that has been harshing the mellow of many website owners. The reason for the report is that as of Wednesday, the update went live across the ...