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

New Google Search UI Feels More Like Bing Than Google

Everyone has a bad day.  It's possible for even the most successful companies or individuals to miss the mark.  Someday, Pixar will make a movie that is merely average instead of great.  Some time in the future we might see Lebron James brick a ton ...

Optimizing Video Thumbnails for Google Universal Search

Optimizing Video Thumbnails for Google Universal Search

ReelSEO's Grant Crowell shows how to optimize image thumbnails for your video content, as they appear in Google's blended search results.

YouTube Wants You To Take Off Your Jacket and Stay Awhile

There's no time to rest when you're on top, even after years of total domination.  YouTube, having been firmly entrenched as the number one online video portal for several years, might be tempted to stop and rest for a bit.  After all, they are the ...

Google About To Roll Out Caffeine - How Will It Affect Video Results?

Google is getting ready to roll out their new Caffeine index to the entire world.  You might remember this past summer, when we told you about Caffeine being tested. The word is that the new "way of indexing the web" will be unleashed sometime soon ...

Video Search Engine Optimization Tips From Truveo

Video Search Engine Optimization Tips From Truveo

Here's another one of our interviews from the Streaming Media West 2009 show.  In this interview, I spoke with Dr. Pete Kocks, President of Truveo and VP at AOL Video.  I asked Pete if he could provide some tips for our audience with regard to ...

YouTube Continues Search Engine Domination - Up 31% YOY

YouTube Continues Search Engine Domination   Up 31% YOY

Is anyone still wondering if search is important for video?  In November of last year, YouTube surpassed Yahoo for the first time in total U.S. search queries, making it the 2nd largest search engine in the U.S. next to only its owner, Google.  Ever since ...

Google Gets Juiced Up On Caffeine But Not Til 2010

Caffeine, what was once just a sandbox at Google for those who have too much time on their hands, take SEO as the word of god or write about this sort of thing is ready to stream into the veins of the internet after the ...

Search Engines Are Just Waiting for Your Video Content

Today I wanted to share an interview with media agency executive Robert Davis, Interactive Marketing Director/Leader of Interactive Video for Ogilvy Interactive.  Robert tells Andy Plesser of Beet.tv that they have seen a tremendous rise in traffic to video content coming from search engines, especially over the ...

YouTube Adds Real-Time Comments Search

Yes, now you can watch your YouTube reputation in real time thanks to new discussion search functionality.

Video Content Discovery Engine Jinni Opens To Public

As mentioned on Techcrunch this morning, there's a new player in the world of video search.  Well, I should say there's a new site aiming to be a player in video search—video "discovery" to be exact.

Monitoring Video Listings for Business – The Search Monitor

Monitoring Video Listings for Business – The Search Monitor

I recently interviewed Lori Weiman, CEO of the online reputation management company The Search Monitor, and tested out her company's Competitor and Trademark Monitoring tools, which her company announced to have the ability to monitor and segment actual video results across organic search listings, multiple ...

Video Search Steals Revenue Out of Your Pocket?

While doing a recent search on Yahoo Video for my favorite advertisement of all time (the Cadbury Eyebrow Dance done by Glass and a Half Full) I found that they've implemented a Play Here button. As it's interesting, I thought I would share with you. ...

OpenTV + Mood Ring = Awesome Video Search?

You hear the question probably every week "what are you in the mood for?" Well OpenTV and Jinni are taking that question literally with their new partnership that will let you find video content based on your mood. I wonder what will show up when ...

Video Search Queries In The Google Caffeine Sandbox

I've been playing around with the just-announced Google Caffeine sandbox (www2.sandbox.google.com - which is down for "system maintenance" at the moment), trying to discover any subtle differences I can find between it and the current live engine.  There aren't many.  A lot of people in ...

Digitalsmiths Lets You Search Inside Video

Digitalsmiths claims to have a so-called 'skin detection algorithm' that will allow users of the video search engine to search for dialogue, nude scenes and more... How peculiar.