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Facebook Talks ‘Anthology’ And Other Video Efforts

Facebook Talks ‘Anthology’ And Other Video Efforts

By Chris Crum April 23, 2015

Facebook just announced the launch of Anthology, a new marketing program that gives brands access to a group of well-known video publishers to improve the quality of video ads. This group of publishers includes Vice Media, Vox Media, The Onion, …

Target Ticket, a Thing That Was Kind of Alive, Is Now Dead Target Ticket, a Thing That Was Kind of Alive, Is Now Dead

Companies launch new products and shutter flailing products all the time, and it often goes unnoticed. You might not know anything about Target Ticket, and you might not care. But Target Tickets exists, at least for now. Target has just …

Instagram Videos Now Loop Continuously Instagram Videos Now Loop Continuously

There’s a new version of Instagram out, and with it comes a small but important change to videos. Videos on instagram will now auto-replay in your feeds. According to Instagram, this will not affect how much data the app uses. …

Twitter Video Is Almost Here: Report Twitter Video Is Almost Here: Report

Last November, Twitter said that a native video feature – one that allowed users to record and edit their own videos for in-line appearance in tweets – was on the way. The timing was said to be early 2015. Apparently, …

Facebook: Video Is Taking Over, Up 75% in the Last Year Facebook: Video Is Taking Over, Up 75% in the Last Year

Facebook says the video party is in full swing and content creators (users, but more importantly – brands) should come join said party. Or if they’re already at the party, they should learn how to party harder. We already know …

Hulu Plus Might Have Fewer Ads in the Future Hulu Plus Might Have Fewer Ads in the Future

In that’s probably a good idea news, Hulu is considering chilling out a little bit when it comes to ads on Hulu Plus. Any subscriber (or former subscriber) of Hulu Plus knows the soul-crushing despair that comes with paying $7.99 …

Pee-Wee Herman Turns Up in TV on the Radio’s New Video

Paul Reubens has turned up in a wonderful new music video for the new TV on the Radio song, “Happy Idiot”. The video is a Funny or Die exclusive, and it stars Reubens as a racecar driver having what appears …

LiveLeak Bans Future ISIS Videos from the Typically ‘Anything Goes’ Site LiveLeak Bans Future ISIS Videos from the Typically ‘Anything Goes’ Site

As LiveLeak is quick to point out, it has “never hosted every graphic murder or beheading uploaded to our site.” This is true. You can’t find everything on LiveLeak, but in terms of high-profile, popular tube sites, LiveLeak is the …

Valerie Bertinelli Discovers Her Great-Grandmother’s Fornication

Actress Valerie Bertinelli got a bit of a surprise this week when it was revealed that her grandmother was born out of wedlock. The secret was revealed when Bertinelli appeared on Who Do You Think You Are?, a series in …

‘Guns for the Blind’ Video Even Too Much for the NRA

For about three days, an official NRA website featured a video wherein a contributor offered a two-minute argument for arming the blind. NRA News, a website under the NRA umbrella, has a section of ‘commentator’ videos – described by the …

Sarah Palin’s New Online Network Is More of the Same

Erstwhile Alaska Governor Sarah Palin is launching a new subscription-based online network. That is one of those sentences that sounds lot more impressive than it really is. Kind of like saying, “Our company is utilizing the information superhighway to maximize …

Shark Attack Victim Describes Getting Chewed

Poor Steven Robles was just in the wrong place at the wrong time. Robles is a long-distance swimmer who was enjoying himself near Manhattan Beach, California when he encountered a shark. Unbeknownst to Robles, the seven-foot shark had been hooked …

Dock Collapses After 21 People Crowd On It For Wedding Photo Shoot

Dock collapses are nothing new to those who live near the water. It’s common sense not to have too many people on a dock for it may just give way under the weight. A wedding procession in Minnesota apparently didn’t …

Stacey Dash Joins Fox News As Paid Contributor

Stacey Dash of Clueless fame is joining Fox News as a paid contributor and the Twitter backlash has been both harsh and swift. The 47-year-old actress, best known for her role as Dionne in Clueless, will offer “cultural analysis and …

Twitter Wants You to Casually Share Promoted Videos in Your Tweets Twitter Wants You to Casually Share Promoted Videos in Your Tweets

Twitter has always wanted tweets to include more media–whether that be photos, videos, or links to articles through Twitter Cards. Not only does it make for a more robust Twitter experience, but it paves the way for sponsored content. You …

Facebook Adds Video Metrics To Insights, Ad Reporting Facebook Adds Video Metrics To Insights, Ad Reporting

Facebook announced that it is giving businesses new video metrics in the Page Insights tool as well as in Ads Reporting. Page owners can already see how many people started watching their videos, but soon, they’ll be able to see …

AT&T Is Building a Netflix Competitor, Spending Big Cash on Over-the-Top Video Services AT&T Is Building a Netflix Competitor, Spending Big Cash on Over-the-Top Video Services

AT&T is looking to kill (or at least compete with) Netflix, Hulu, and the many other popular streaming subscription services that are having a marked impact on the world’s viewing habits. The company has just announced that, with the help …