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Metacafe is introducing a new site focused on movies called Metacafe Movies.
The company says Metacafe Movies will offer original programming, behind-the-scenes clips, trailers and a 3-D showcase. The site will also feature a section for HD movie trailers along with a guide to summer blockbusters.
"Our singular focus is on building the premier movie and entertainment online video site, delivering a great experience for our viewers and valuable marketing results to our advertisers," said Erick Hachenburg, CEO of Metacafe.
Video site Metacafe has launched a new video games hub featuring trailers, reviews, news, interviews and walkthroughs for popular video game releases.
"Online video is increasingly a primary source of entertainment for today’s consumers, so it’s important we showcase content in key entertainment categories – such as video games – about which people are passionate," said Erick Hachenburg, CEO of Metacafe.
Content creators often decide where to place video clips based on an idea of how many views they’ll receive. Yet new research shows that not all official view counts are created equal, and some of the most popular sites may be given to boasting.
Professional online video content may attract more comments than user-generated content according to Accustream iMedia Research report, "User Generated Video 2005-2008: Metadata Metrics."
Total user-generated videos published in 2007 reached an estimated 1.2 million, along with 26.5 million related comments.
If Google Video doesn’t have the clip you’re looking for, you may be able to find it at Metacafe – through Google Video. Yes, Google’s (less popular) video-sharing site now appears to be offering search results from sources other than Google Video and YouTube.
A popular and very funny session today was the session entitled “Venture Capital 2.0: Bright Future or Broken Forever?”. This session was moderated by Mike Arrington of Techcrunch who is a former VC himself and current angel investor. It appeared like it could be boring listen to a bunch of venture capitalists talk, but Arrington did a very nice job spicing it up with well-timed insults and jokes.
The days of the talented waiting to be discovered by large companies with the means to distribute, exploit, and pay them a fraction of what the company is making are over. That process is soon to get an express lane. Exploitation 2.0 hasn’t often compensated the users that generate content, but that is changing.
On Wednesday, Google announced a new open source project, which appears to be its answer to Facebook’s Instant Articles. This one is open source though, so anyone can take advantage. Like Facebook Instant Articles, the purpose of the new Accelerated Mobile Pages Project is to …