Video Sharing

The Power Of Online Video Can Prove That There Is Life After Death

The Power Of Online Video Can Prove That There Is Life After Death

The power of online video was reaffirmed recently by the deaths of two men who chose to use the medium as a documented expression of thoughts that we take for granted in everyday life. One week before Ben Breedlove's passing on Christmas Day, he posted ...

A List Of Online Video Contest Platforms

A List Of Online Video Contest Platforms

Online video contests are growing in popularity and complexity and are now far more savvy than the upload a YouTube video and get people to like it ,etc. A crop of online video contest platforms have sprung up and more are coming all the time. ...

AOL Editors Room Gives Editors New Online Video Resources

AOL Editors Room Gives Editors New Online Video Resources

Content is hard to come by, or rather it was. Several initiatives in the latter half of this year are creating curated, syndicated premium video content feeds that can give publishers added video content as well as new monetization options, and AOL has just announced ...

Vid.ly Grows Up, Goes Pro - The Universal Video URL Slam Dunk

Vid.ly Grows Up, Goes Pro   The Universal Video URL Slam Dunk

When I hop on a conference call and say "Go Team [INSERT BRAND] Woo!" you can be pretty sure that I dig your product. So Jeff Malkin and the team over at Vid.ly should be well aware of that fact now since I both opened ...

Facebook Now Let's You Add Video to Facebook Comments

Facebook Now Lets You Add Video to Facebook Comments

We recently discovered a feature that Facebook was testing and it appears that they have just made public as of today. Now, when you include a link in a comment on anyone's Facebook post or status update, you'll get an "expanded view" which contains a ...

Google Plus Is Growing Like A Weed

Google Plus Is Growing Like A Weed

Google Plus is growing quickly. Very quickly. A few days after it launched, I wrote about how badly I wanted them to remove the restrictions on joining and open the new social network up to everyone. Then, just a few days later, they opened up ...

Tosh.0 Proves The Power Of Viral Videos & The Need For Video Curation

Tosh.0 Proves The Power Of Viral Videos & The Need For Video Curation

YouTube officially became the America's Funniest Home Videos of the web when it launched in 2005. With reality shows and programs-making-fun-of-reality-shows being big business, it was only a matter of time before television began to aggregate the best the web had to offer into its ...

Video Curation Tips: How to Be a Successful Web Video Curator

Video Curation Tips: How to Be a Successful Web Video Curator

In the final part of my interview with web video curation expert Steve Rosenbaum, we share some recommendations for you to gather and organize rich and relevant video content from multiple sources for your website – which can improve your search visibility and link popularity, ...

Online Video As A Memorial: YouTube's Tribute To Fallen Journalists

Online Video As A Memorial: YouTubes Tribute To Fallen Journalists

Online video can be a lot of things. It can be entertainment, obviously, and that has been it's primary purpose these last six years or so. But it's flexing its muscle in recent years, showing how much power and creativity it can bring to help ...

Social Video and Cause Marketing: How Nonprofits Are Doing Viral Video

Social Video and Cause Marketing: How Nonprofits Are Doing Viral Video

I interviewed Chris Quigley, Co-founder of the buzz marketing company, Viral Ad Network, about why and how companies should engage in social causes using video. Chris also shares the special benefits that social video campaigns can have for charities, and we add some of our ...

YouTube WebM Transcoding Complete for 30% of Videos Which Make up 99% of Views

YouTube WebM Transcoding Complete for 30% of Videos Which Make up 99% of Views

Some sites are reporting that WebM is the most used format at YouTube, but that's not exactly what the blog post says. It says that they have finished transcoding the most viewed videos to WebM and all new uploads are automatically transcoded to it. It's ...

Crowdsourced Video Is On The Rise: Interview With Stroome

Crowdsourced Video Is On The Rise: Interview With Stroome

I only found out about Stroome last week--and promptly wrote up an article about their approach to collaborative video editing and creation. Imagine my surprise when co-founder, Tom Grasty, reached out to let me know they were launching a new-and-improved version of the service this ...

How Microsoft Uses Video to Increase Employee Productivity

How Microsoft Uses Video to Increase Employee Productivity

Did you know that Microsoft has their own YouTube? No, I don't mean Bing Videos. I mean Academy Mobile. Never heard of it? Me neither, until I read this piece yesterday at Ragan.com. Academy Mobile is just like YouTube--users can upload videos, rate videos, comment ...

Make Your Facebook Video Stand Out With Captions & Advanced Video Tags

Make Your Facebook Video Stand Out With Captions & Advanced Video Tags

More and more users are sharing video through Facebook, whether by dropping in links or uploading their own clips. Facebook is the fastest-growing referrer of video traffic, and users are beginning to upload videos to the site in higher numbers as well. And now a ...

Dailymotion Announces Curated Video Hubs for Current & Emerging Events

Dailymotion Announces Curated Video Hubs for Current & Emerging Events

Online video has proven to be a sought after content type during breaking news stories, natural disasters, or other current events.  However, the very nature of breaking news makes it tough to find video of a specific event as the news of that event is ...