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YouTube Adds Some Tweaks To The Publishing Interface YouTube Adds Some Tweaks To The Publishing Interface
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YouTube has launched three new publishing features for content creators, including public videos that don’t notify subscribers, custom thumbnails while the video uploads, and a new tags editor. “Have you ever wanted to upload a ‘behind the scenes’ video to …

Baidu Acquires Majority Stake In Chinese Video Property iQiyi Baidu Acquires Majority Stake In Chinese Video Property iQiyi

In a move that should seal its spot as the Google of China, Baidu announced that it has acquired a stake in online video platform iQiyi from Providence Equity Partners though the property is closer to a Hulu than to …

September Online Video Rankings Show YouTube Still Leading September Online Video Rankings Show YouTube Still Leading
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ComScore, a leading online media metrics company, today released its online video rankings for September 2012. Unsurprisingly, Google leads the internet in both unique viewers and video ads. According to the new rankings, Google websites, led by YouTube had over …

Google Changes How YouTube Ranks Search Results Google Changes How YouTube Ranks Search Results
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YouTube, often touted as the second largest search engine, just made a change to how it ranks content. The company announced in a blog post that it has just started adjusting the ranking of videos in YouTube search to “reward …

YouTube Has New Analytics Features YouTube Has New Analytics Features

YouTube is talking about some new analytics features it has rolled out recently, including “time watched” and “annotation” reporting. The “Views” report has been enhanced to show more time watched data .”Estimated minutes watched” can be seen from the Views …

Starz Announces Starz Play And Encore Play Online Services Starz Announces Starz Play And Encore Play Online Services
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Starz Entertainment announced the launch of Starz Play and Encore Play, new online services for the premium movie (and original content) channels. The announcement comes with a partnership from Cox Communications, which will be the first provider to offer the …

YouTube Adds To Its Original Programming YouTube Adds To Its Original Programming

YouTube has launched a bunch more of its original channels, extending to content from France, Germany, the UK, and more from the US. YouTube first announced the set of original channels about a year ago, starting with about 100 of …

AOL Gets Into The YouTube Game, Launches 22 Channels AOL Gets Into The YouTube Game, Launches 22 Channels
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AOL announced today that it will be offering its entire original video content library on YouTube, where it will be distributed, as well as monetized. The company says this includes nearly 20,000 videos from brands like The Huffington Post, TechCrunch …

The Walking Dead Season 2 Is Now On Netflix
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People have been waiting the better part of a year for Netflix to add the second season of the hit AMC zombie show The Walking Dead to its streaming library. On Sunday, those people saw their wish granted. Netflix announced …

YouTube Makes Caption Translation Easier YouTube Makes Caption Translation Easier

Google announced that it has made it easier to translate YouTube video captions into over 300 languages. “You’ll first need a caption track for your video, so if you don’t yet have one you can learn how to make one …

TiVo To Get In On Redbox Instant TiVo To Get In On Redbox Instant

TiVo announced today that it has settled pending patent litigation with Verizon. The two companies have entered into a mutual patent licensing arrangement under which Verizon will provide TiVo “total compensation worth at least $250.4 million.” Part of the agreement …

YouTube Makes Some Changes To Channel Pages YouTube Makes Some Changes To Channel Pages

YouTube announced some tweaks to its channel pages. It has merged the Feed and Video tabs into a single “Browse Videos” tab. “This new tab will house all Channel activity: uploads, playlists, likes, activity, and comments. Upon clicking the ‘Browse …

Netflix Gives Android Users WiFi-Only Option Netflix Gives Android Users WiFi-Only Option
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Netflix just launched the ability stream content on Wi-Fi networks only from Android devices. In a brief post to the Netflix US & Canada blog, director of product management, Roma De, wrote: We know many of you love to watch …

YouTube Just Got A Lot Better On Xbox YouTube Just Got A Lot Better On Xbox

Google just announced the launch of its new YouTube app for Xbox, which it says is five times faster. This complements the recently launched Playstation app. In addition to the speed improvement, the app also adds channels with official music …

YouTube Just Got A Lot Better On PlayStation 3 YouTube Just Got A Lot Better On PlayStation 3

Google announced the launch of a new YouTube app for PlayStation 3 today. “The app brings the full experience to PlayStation 3 for the first time, helping viewers find their favorite channels and videos on PS3, while giving YouTube creators …

Check Out These New YouTube Feed Features Check Out These New YouTube Feed Features

YouTube has introduced some new changes to the homepage feed, including bigger video thumbnails, more information about uploader activity, more user control over what appears in the feed, and labels for videos you’ve already watched. “We restructured the design to …

If You Like Instagram For Photos, Check Out Ptch For Videos If You Like Instagram For Photos, Check Out Ptch For Videos

I think it’s safe to say that Instagram has been a pretty successful hit. In addition to the millions of users it has attracted, it was acquired by Facebook for a billion dollars. Now, there’s a new iPhone app, which …

YouTube Rewards Creators With Gold Play Button YouTube Rewards Creators With Gold Play Button
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You can argue all you want over the relevancy of the Oscars, it’s still pretty cool to brag about getting one. The golden statue will always be a reminder that you have the talent to be one of the best. …

DailyMotion Looks To Give YouTube A Run For Its Money In The Distribution Department DailyMotion Looks To Give YouTube A Run For Its Money In The Distribution Department
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Yahoo and DailyMotion have reportedly struck a content syndication deal. Dailymotion VP of International Content, Daniel Adams said as much at Beet.TV’s Global Video Summit. Beet.TV shares video of Adams talking about the deals it has with publishers, and how …

Google Wants You to Get in Touch with Your YouTube Community Google Wants You to Get in Touch with Your YouTube Community
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Despite YouTube being the Mordor of online discourse, you may actually want to engage with that community from time to time. It’s not all bad, just 99.45% bad. If you actually feel daring enough to invite the YouTube community to …

Netflix is Officially as Popular as Cable Television Networks Netflix is Officially as Popular as Cable Television Networks
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Cable television costs around $50 per month depending on what you subscribe to. Netflix costs around $10. While many of us are going to have an internet connection regardless of whether we have cable or not, dropping the extra $50 …