Image Hosting Pioneer Photobucket Expands Video Storytelling
Photobucket’s mid-April site relaunch aims to provide users with a single hub for all their photos and videos — in their original size, says David Toner, VP of marketing for Photobucket. Once photos are uploaded to the site, users can share, edit and post their photos to any website. The 10-year-old site — one of the very […]
Video Content Delivery via Multi-Screen Drives Consumption, Brightcove’s Whatcott
LONDON – Giving customers more screen time by driving content through apps, mobile devices and smart TV platforms, will grow news organizations' video consumption in the future, says Brightcove's Marketing Chief Officer, Jeff Whatcott in this video segment from the recent Beet.TV journalism summit.
Outbrain COO: Titles And Thumbnails Essential For Effective Content Sharing
The title and thumbnail accompanying online content plays an impertative role in how effectively it shared on the social media space, says the content recommendation firm, Outbrain's COO, David Sasson, in this interview with Beet.TV
Outbrain CEO: Good Content Titling Makes For Effective Sharing
Good titling will make for effective sharing via social media says the content recommendation firm, Outbrain's CEO, David Sasson, in this interview with Beet.TV
comScore’s Media Evangelist: TV Shows’ Facebook Videos Are Dangling Carrots
TV shows that extend the offline viewing experience for audiences on Facebook, via video and “dangle the carrot,” are most successful in driving audiences to owned media, says comScore’s Media Evagelist, Eli Goodman, in this video interview with Beet.TV
THOUSANDS OF LIVE STREAMS FROM SYRIA: THE EMERGING CORPS OF BAMBUSER USERS
LONDON – Mainstream news broadcasters are airing user generated content from Bambuser's live video service to bring audiences breaking news from areas of conflict that has restricted media access, says its Executive Chairman, Hans Eriksson.
Ooyala Raises $35 Million Investment for Global Expansion
PARIS – Ooyala, the U.S. based provider of digital video services, has raised $35 million in a new investment round, the company's biggest single raise.
“Voting Off” Shows Are Top Social TV Performers, Optimedia Study Finds
FOX's American Idol ranked top in Optimedia's fifth annual Content Power Ratings, which measures performance across televisions, computers, smart phones and tablets, says its Executive Vice President and Business Development Director, Greg Kahn, in this video interview with Beet.TV
News Execs: Publishers To Create More SEO Friendly Video Content
Increasing discoverabilty for online video, using metadata, will increase traffic and drive business opportunities forward say news publishers at Beet.TV’s recent video news strategy session.
NewsLook, Syndicator of Video News
NewsLook syndicates online videos from some 50 sources, including the top news wires, niche producers and independent video journalists, says founder Fred Silverman in this interview with Beet.TV
Ovation Selects Kaltura For Video Management And Distribution
Multi-platform arts video network Ovation, announced Kaltura as its video management and distribution platform.
YouTube Aims to “Remove Barriers to 3-D Adoption”
SAN BRUNO, Calif — YouTube has introduced a new editing functionality which allows content creators to convert conventional video files to 3-D. YouTube also supports the upload and publication of content shot with 3-D equipment.
Brightcove Files for IPO
Brightcove, the big Boston-based provider of online video services, has filed for an initial public offering, the company announced today.
CNN’s iReport at Five Years: “Core of How We Tell Big, Breaking Stories”
On Tuesday (August 2), hundreds of citizen reporters around the world will attend Meetups organized by CNN to mark the fifth year anniversary of its iReport.
Limelight Networks Finds Traction as Online Video Platform
Limelight Networks, the big content delivery network, has become a significant player in the online video platform business since its acquistion of Delve last August.
“How Vimeo became hipster YouTube”
Vimeo has become the video sharing site of choice for many videographers and professional film makers. With its ad-free player and high quality playback, it has become the "hipster YouTube," writes John Patrick Pullen in Fortune magazine.
Online Video Services Company Ooyala in Pact with Yahoo! Japan
Ooyala, the fast-growing Mountain View, California- based provider online video services, has entered into a multi-year agreement with the Yahoo! Corporation of Japan to manage and distribute a broad range of video services.
Amazing But True: SundaySky Will Create 1.4 Million “Videos” in January
SundaySky, Tel Aviv/New York-based start-up with 50 employees, using no video camera or production staff, will produce 1.4 million video clips this month for a range of big retail and real estate corporate customers including Overstock.com and the History Channel.
Metadata Merger: Digitalsmiths Acquires Gotuit
Digitalsmiths, company which creates metadata around video images, has acquired Gotuit, a company which produces human metadata authoring, the companies announced today.
Dailymotion Hits 70 Million Monthly Uniques with 57 Percent Jump in North America: Launches in Australia, Next Morocco
PARIS — Dailymotion, the Paris-based online video site, has registered a 21 percent rise in unique visitors around the globe to reach 70 million, according to the latest numbers from comScore Media Metrix.