All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Video’

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 a month for a service and still having to sit through ads. It’s a terrible pain in the ass. For …

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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 to be a hallucinatory experience while driving around a track. The video also features Karen Gillan. Check it out: The …

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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 closest thing to ‘anything goes’ as you’re going to find. When YouTube takes it down, head to LiveLeak – that’s …

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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 its fifth season on cable channel TLC. Who Do You Think You Are? is an American remake of a British …

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‘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 NRA as “opinions on the hottest issues of the moment.” Dom Raso, Navy SEAL and one of seven listed contributors, …

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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 customer outreach,” when what you really mean is, “My nephew set up a Blogspot page for us.” Sarah Palin’s new …

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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 by a fisherman at the nearby pier, had just been cut loose from the line and was still fighting. It …

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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 get the memo. Dan and Jackie Anderson were set to wed last weekend, but decided to take a few pictures …

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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 commentary” on daytime and prime-time shows, according to an article by the Los Angeles Times. “Stacey is an engaging conversationalist …

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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 know, ads. Twitter’s been feeling the post-IPO pressure lately, as some remain skeptical of the company’s ability to grow its …

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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 video views, unique video views, the average duration of video views, and audience retention. “These new metrics are designed to …

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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 of The Chernin Group (Peter Chernin’s holding company), they’re going to invest at least $500 million into funding “a venture …

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