All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Vimeo’

Vimeo Just Got A Lot Better On Mobile

Vimeo announced a new, revamped version of its mobile site. It’s now faster and lets you better use the service without logging in, which should be great for generating more interest from casual users who never wanted to bother creating an account. Considering that I have watched random videos on the service for years, but only recently set up an …

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Salesforce Desk.com Adds Video Customer Support

Salesforce announced the launch of a new video support center for Desk.com, which it claims “empowers companies to transform their customer service offerings through video.” A spokesperson for the company tells WebProNews, “Now, companies can add video content from any of the leading video platforms to their online customer service strategy to empower customers to find instant, visual access to …

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Online Dating Site Tests DNA to Determine Matches

A new online dating site catering to sophisticated professionals called Singldout.com offers users the opportunity to submit their DNA to bolster their chances of finding a long-term match. Singldout has partnered with Instant Chemistry, a service that tests DNA for “biological compatibility” in an established, long-term relationship. Instant Chemistry mentions that while relationships grow, DNA remains constant – couples are …

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Vimeo Is Now Doing Original Content, Starting with New Episodes of ‘High Maintenance’

Vimeo is getting into the original content game. Today, the online video company announced that it had made its first original programming investment into High Maintenance, an already-existing web series that follows a neurotic pot dealer around New York City. It’s received a decent amount of popularity online, and has guest-starred celebrities like Downton Abbey’s Dan Stevens and comedian Hannibal …

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Angola Prison Rodeo Marks 50th Anniversary

This weekend marked the 50th anniversary of Louisiana’s Angola Prison Rodeo, drawing thousands of spectators into the detention center complex. The rodeo, called “the wildest show in the South,” draws in funds for religious and educational programs for prisoners, with each springtime event raising roughly $450,000. The Angola Prison Rodeo commenced in 1964 as a recreational activity for the inmates …

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Check Out This Haunting Alison Krauss Video

Alison Krauss has one of those angelic voices that can either make you instantly happy or bring tears to your eyes before you curl up in the fetal position. Her haunting vocals have been lent to projects with Sting and Robert Plant, just to name a couple, and now she’s brought them to a song for a Sandra Boynton book/CD …

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Vimeo Introduces New Features For Its On Demand Service

Vimeo’s On Demand service is an exceptional place to discover new independent movies that circumvent the traditional movie-making/distribution process. The service does a fine job showcasing its independent content, but more than that, the goal is to give filmmakers a platform to display and monetize their creations. From the On Demand about page: Vimeo On Demand is an open self-distribution …

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Chromecast To Get More Content From Vimeo, Redbox Instant

Google surprised everyone last week with the announcement of the Chromecast. The Chrome OS-based Nexus Q successor streams content directly to your TV from YouTube, Netflix and even your Chrome browser. Google said it would work to secure more partners to bring more content to the device, and those partners are already lining up. Gigaom reports that both Vimeo and …

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With ‘Hundreds’ of Paid Videos Uploaded, Vimeo Launches New On Demand Homepage

Last month, Vimeo launched a full video on demand service that lets Vimeo PRO creators sell their work on the site. It’s pay-to-view, with much freedom (and profits) given to the creators. Creators get to set the price for their work, and they take 90% of the profit. Today, just over a month later, Vimeo is announcing that creators have …

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Vimeo On Demand Lets Creators Make Pay-to-View Videos with a 90/10 Split

Back in September, Vimeo launched their new Creator Services suite, which they billed as a set of “simple, powerful tools to help creators make more money for doing what they do best.” The first part of that was the “tip jar,” which allowed video creators to set up donations on their video pages. At the time, Vimeo teased that paid …

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Vimeo Launches ‘Looks,’ Adds Over 500 New Visual Effects to Their Enhancer Tools

Vimeo has just gone a little Instagram and unveiled new video enhancement options to their “Enhancer” toolbox. Adding to the already available selection of musical accompaniments for your videos, you can now add new “Looks” to your videos. Looks are described as “high quality, stylistic visual effects” and Vimeo is starting off by offerring over 500 of them. Vimeo has …

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Vimeo Adds Content Ratings to Videos (Mature, All Audiences, Not Yet Rated)

Vimeo allows non-sexual nudity (anything expect explicit porn). Everybody knows that. It’s one of the things that sets it apart from other video streaming sites like YouTube. Vimeo says that it’s a testament to their “unflinching belief in the integrity of visual storytelling,” because “one cannot ignore the naked, the violent, and the swearing when striving to capture the breadth …

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