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

YouTube's Changes Search Algorithm to Rank Videos Based on Time-Watched

YouTubes Changes Search Algorithm to Rank Videos Based on Time Watched

We all knew that YouTube was trying to get people to stay around on the site longer, and they were putting less emphasis on views with all the housecleaning a few months ago.  Several creators cried foul on the new YouTube, which saw their subscriber ...

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 ...

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