The future of online video sometimes feels like it's only a day away, as major advancements and changes take place every week. This week's online video news round up has all kinds of stories about the future: imminent moves from YouTube on subscriptions and a new player, the future of interactive video ads, and speculation on the battle between Hulu and Netflix.
For those articles and all the rest of the week's biggest online video stories, read on...
Reel News You Might Have Missed
- YouTube is removing some subscribers, and a new YouTube player is on the way.
- Interactive video ads that follow the viewer off site?
- Consumers are using tablets and mobile devices more in the home.
- Pin video on your Facebook fan page.
- Win half a million from YouTube.
- The news organizations are headed to YouTube.
- Record & share video from your webcam directly on Google Plus.
Online Video News
- Larry Kless has some predictions that OVPs should "give a puck about." (Kless Blog)
- Cable download speeds beat telcos. (Fierce IPTV)
- YouTube usage up 72% in December over previous year. (Paid Content)
- Wow, Facebook wants to unseat YouTube as the host for VEVO. (c|net)
Online Video Editorials & Opinions
- What works in online video search & connected TVs? (Streaming Media)
- Is "social video" just a buzz word? (ReelSEO)
- Pre-roll video ads can learn from social media. (Media Post)
- The original content wars are bigger than Hulu Vs. Netflix. (ReelSEO)
Tools, Tips, Software, & Gadgets
- Boxee & Facebook teaming up for a social TV experience. (ReelSEO)
- HD & DLSR color correction tips. (FilmmakerIQ)
- Add links and chapters to your YouTube videos. (ReelSEO)
- Lovefilm now available on LG smart TVs. (The Verge)