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

Surf for Videos Using Twitter - Video Search Twitter Bot

VideoSurf, and innovative video search engine that utilizes computer vision technology (facial recognition) to assist with video indexing , has developed a quick and effective way to search for videos directly within Twitter.  By combining the Twitter API, bit.ly API, and VideoSurf API, they have created a mashup ...

Microsoft Bing Video Search - A Quick Overview

Microsoft has launched their new Google competitor, bing, complete with video search and everything. The thing is, I don't know what all the hype is about. People are talking about it like it's going to be some actual competition to Google and from what I ...

Twitter Viral Video Search - Twitmatic Video Search Application

Twitter Viral Video Search   Twitmatic Video Search Application

Twitmatic, created by San Francisco startup ffwd,  relaunched their Twitter video search application yesterday to help users more easily find video content shared via Twitter.  Now before you go getting your hopes up you need to understand, this is a twitter video search app - IE, ...

Major Google Video Changes Meet With Mixed Reviews

On April 14th Google announced, via their blog, that they would no longer support video uploads to Google Video but that it would continue to be a place for people to find videos (Google Blog), Changes have since been implemented at the video search page ...

Universal and YouTube Team Up for Premium Service - VEVO

What do You get when You cross U(MG) with YouTube? Well aside from a lot of U's in the sentence you get a premium music and video service. Universal Music Group (UMG) and YouTube are going to create and launch a new service called VEVO ...

Does Truveo Video Search Cover The Planet Better?

Does Truveo Video Search Cover The Planet Better?

Truveo recently did some research which showed they outshine all others in European video search coverage. You might want to take with a grain of salt considering they were doing the research on their own industry and their own service and it might be slightly ...

OmniVideo - The Future of Online Video Monetization and Discovery - Interview With James McQuivey of Forrester - Part 2

The following is Part 2 of our interview with James McQuivey(Ph.D.), Vice President and Principal Analyst at Forrester Research.   In Part 1 of our interview, we covered some background on James as well as some of  his thoughts regarding the future of video consumption. In Part 2 (below), ...

Image and Speech Recognition In Video SEO: The Digitalsmith Interview

Image and Speech Recognition In Video SEO: The Digitalsmith Interview

I interviewed Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of the video publishing platform and indexing solutions provider Digitalsmiths, Ben Weinberger, on how their combination of  image interpretation and speech recognition tools can enhance search results and SEO campaigns for businesses of all sizes.

Tvissimo.com – Replacing Your Television Schedule? Doubtful for Now

Tvissimo.com – Replacing Your Television Schedule? Doubtful for Now

Tvissimo's tagline is 'demote the remote.' Though I'm not exactly sure how much this service would really replace the remote for most people.  Sure it's a handy service in regards to television schedules for your local area, when it works properly.

Where Do People Find Videos Online? Video Discovery Research

There are many ways in which people discover video online; videos embedded on blogs, video search engines, major search engines (i.e. Google, Yahoo, MSN), email, and social networking, to name a few.  In February, our friends over at Tubemogul released some new research which helps to ...

Video Thumbnails In Universal Search - Google Confirms They Work

Last week, on the official Google Blog, they revealed a new set of eye-tracking studies that confirm what many have concluded already.  In particular, that video results shown with thumbnails in Google's universal search results do do NOT distract significantly from the user's experience and ...

Blinkx Launches "Sit Back and Watch" Couch Potato Video Search Functionality

Blinkx has opened up some new functionality on their video search engine to help you search, explore and discover new content. The new home page of Blinkx offers three new options "Entertain Me", "Inform Me" and "Give Me My Own Channel" to improve your video ...

Video SEO BlackHats Attack Google Video Search

Video SEO BlackHats Attack Google Video Search

According to ZDnet, during the past few days, Google Video has been targeted by a group of SEO Blackhatters who have already managed to hijack more than 400K search queries on Google Video.  As a result, users who are tricked into visiting the resulting video ...

Is Your Site Suffering From A "video Ghetto?"

ReelSEO's Grant Crowell hosts this special podcast on how many site owners' lack of proper visibility of their video content results in severe underperformance, creating false impressions that their audiences aren't interested video to the level of it being a sustainable product in their business ...

Videos Are 50 Times More Likely To Rank On The First Page of Google?

Last week, Nate Elliot at Forrester published an interesting blog post titled, "The Easiest Way to a First-Page Ranking on Google.” In his post, Nate discloses the results of a study/experiment that they conducted whereby a series of popular keyword searches were run on the ...