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Hulu To Debut Two Original Shows, Bring Back “A Day In The Life” Hulu To Debut Two Original Shows, Bring Back “A Day In The Life”

It would appear that Hulu is trumping Netflix in the original programming department, giving consumers more of a reason to use their service. Netflix announced earlier this month that it would be launching a new show called Lilyhammer in February. …

Ustream Videos Had Over 2 Billion Views In 2011 [Infographic] Ustream Videos Had Over 2 Billion Views In 2011 [Infographic]

Online streaming video solution Ustream has put out an infographic showcasing some stats on usage of its service, including 2 billion views for 2011. Others of note: 51 million viewers per month globally, and 49 million hours of video viewed …

YouTube Slam Launched To Pit Videos Against One Another YouTube Slam Launched To Pit Videos Against One Another

Google’s YouTube team and its Google Research team have teamed up to launch YouTube Slam, which is basically a way for you to rate YouTube videos against one another. They’re calling it an experiment, and a way for YouTube users …

Motorola Mobility Reportedly Acquires SetJam Motorola Mobility Reportedly Acquires SetJam

Google, as you may know, is in the process of trying to acquire Motorola Mobility. Motorola Mobility, however, is doing some acquiring of its own. So, as long as everything doesn’t fall apart like it did for AT&T and T-Mobile, …

How to Effectively Live Stream Video How to Effectively Live Stream Video
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In the online video world, the hottest new trend is live streaming. It’s a fascinating concept, but one that not a lot of people and companies have mastered. Brian Gramo, the founder of theStream.tv, however, is one of the exceptions. He began streaming several years ago out of his bedroom back before Justin.tv, Stickam, and other streaming networks were around.

NFL To Allow Super Bowl Streaming NFL To Allow Super Bowl Streaming

A report appeared in the Associated Press stating the NFL would stream the upcoming Super Bowl XLVI on both the NFL’s website and NBC’s. It’s the first time the NFL has taken such a bold move, but considering the success …

YouTube Comes to Xbox
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YouTube formally announced its Xbox 360 app today. With the app, users can check out trending videos, browse categories, and of course search for videos. Here are some videos they shared to accompany the announcement: I think it goes without …

Four Rules of Effective Video Four Rules of Effective Video
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Online video. It’s the biggest news in marketing since the web first arrived on the scene in the mid-90s. According to Cisco, video currently accounts for 51 percent of internet traffic—and it’s on its way to 90 percent by 2014. …

TwitVid Redesign Makes It More Of A YouTube Alternative TwitVid Redesign Makes It More Of A YouTube Alternative

A new version of Twitvid has been unveiled, and it has a familiar vibe about it. It’s got some similarities to the recently redesigned YouTube. One of the main differences between what TwitVid is doing and what YouTube is doing …

YouTube Analytics Replaces YouTube Insight YouTube Analytics Replaces YouTube Insight

YouTube announced the launch of YouTube Analytics, which replaces YouTube Insight. The company says it aims to make it easier for users to learn about their audiences. Features include: A Quick Overview: A new overview provides all of the information …

4 Video Platforms You Need To Start Thinking About 4 Video Platforms You Need To Start Thinking About
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When you think of online video, more than likely you think of YouTube. That does make sense, seeing how they’re in the leadership position. But, have you ever wondered what the other platforms are that you need to be familiarizing …

Hearst YouTube Channels To Bring Better Monetization Hearst YouTube Channels To Bring Better Monetization
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YouTube recently announced an expanded channel lineup, to include a number of high profile partners. Hearst Magazines, for example announced two channels as part of the initiative, with programming created in conjunction with Car and Driver, Road & Track, and …

Cenk Uygur on Online Video: Irreverent, Wild, and Fun Cenk Uygur on Online Video: Irreverent, Wild, and Fun
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More and more consumers are being pulled away from traditional television and are turning to online video for both news and entertainment. According to Cenk Uygur, the host of The Young Turks, this trend is largely because online video is “more irreverent, a little wilder, and little bit more fun.”

Adobe Flash For Mobile, 750 Jobs To Go By the Wayside Adobe Flash For Mobile, 750 Jobs To Go By the Wayside

Adobe dropped the bomb that it is basically giving up on mobile Flash development, while increasing its investments in HTML5. You may recall the big back and fourth between Adobe and Apple over Flash last year. Remember the famous letter …

Online Video Is More Than The “Big DVR In The Sky” Online Video Is More Than The “Big DVR In The Sky”

The future of online video is bright. A bit of an obvious statement there, but it’s the truth. But, for most it’s not being utilized to it’s full potential. For most, online video is just the “big DVR in the …

Tips And Apps For Quality iPhone Video Content Tips And Apps For Quality iPhone Video Content
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Creating quality content when blogging is perhaps the key aspect being discussed at this year’s version of BlogWorld. Fully supporting the “content is king” edict, the majority of the speakers/sessions are concerned with helping others create the kind of content …

Auditude Acquired by Adobe Auditude Acquired by Adobe

Adobe announced that it has acquired video ad company Auditude. Terms haven’t been officially disclosed, but reports have the transaction pegged at about $100 million. Adobe’s description for Auditude says: “Auditude helps maximize the value of video content through advanced …

Google Launches TrueView Ads for Video Publishers Google Launches TrueView Ads for Video Publishers

Google announced the launch of a new video ad format called TrueView for its network of video publishers. “TrueView ads, pioneered on YouTube, differ from traditional video ads in two main ways,” says lead product manager Payam Shodjai. “First, they …

Netflix, Amazon Announce New Deals with Disney-ABC Netflix, Amazon Announce New Deals with Disney-ABC
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Netflix has extended its partnership with Disney-ABC, and Amazon announced a new partnership with the group. “Disney and ABC have been and continue to be an innovative and supportive partner for Netflix,” said Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos. “The …

Facebook’s Open Graph and Online Video Facebook’s Open Graph and Online Video
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Believe Entertainment Group is an online video content producer probably best known for the Lebron James cartoon The Lebrons. Its co-founders have worked on Seth MacFarlane’s “Cavalcade of Cartoon Comedy” and MeinSpace.com, an online effort to support Sacha Baron Cohen’s …

Hulu Plus On Its Way To Wii And Nintendo 3DS Hulu Plus On Its Way To Wii And Nintendo 3DS

Hulu announced that Hulu Plus will soon be coming to the Nintendo Wii and 3DS systems. In a blog post, Hulu writes: We are working hard to make sure you can get Hulu Plus on every internet-connected video screen in …