Yelp Launches Video Upload Feature. Is Your Business Ready?

A couple months ago, we learned that Yelp was preparing to launch a video feature. The company has now officially launched it. Do you like the idea of Yelp users taking videos from within your business and posting it to…

What the Next Wave of Online Video Holds

Do you remember when online video first began to take off? In its infancy, it was very simplistic and mostly consisted of marketing promotions. If you fast-forward to today, online video is a completely different story. Now, it is of…

Video Platform Brightcove Reports Gains in Q1

Web video platform Brightcove reported a revenue of $19.9 million in its first quarter posting, and looks to be doing well after filing an IPO in February. Brightcove, founded in 2004, has recently announced an update to their App Cloud…

Brightcove Announces Update To App Cloud At Mobile World Congress

Brightcove has announced an update to their App Cloud development platform at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona today. The update adds cloud services, push messaging, and content-level analytics that should make it easier for app owners to engage their…

Farm Aid Streaming Live Online Thanks to Brightcove

Brightcove announced that it’s providing live streaming for Farm Aid today. Headliners of the show include regulars Dave Matthews, Neil Young, John Mellencamp and Willie Nelson. “Farm Aid joins a fast-growing list of organizations taking advantage of Brightcove’s live streaming…

BrightCove Partners with LG on Content for Smart TVs

Brightcove and LG Electronics have announced a partnership to expand online video content on LG’s Smart TVs. "The deal enables Brighcove’s 2,700+ customers – brands including New York Times, Fox, A&E – to extend their reach into the living room via LG’s Smart TVs, while LG is able to increase the high-quality online video content available through apps on these TVs," a spokesperson for Brightcove tells WebProNews.

Sundance Expands Online Video Offerings With Brightcove

Online video platform Brightcove said today it is teaming with the Sundance Institute to support its new live and on-demand video initiatives for the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, which runs from January 20 – 30 in Park City, Utah.

Facebook Passes Yahoo In Number Of Video Streams Referred

Facebook defines itself as something that "helps you connect and share with the people in your life," and now more than ever, it looks like folks are sharing videos.  Brightcove and TubeMogul determined yesterday that Facebook passed Yahoo in terms of video streams referred during the third quarter.

To be clear: the difference wasn’t large, and Google’s still in the lead by a huge margin.  Bing and Twitter aren’t entirely out of the running, either.

New Brightcove Offers Deep Video Analytics, Apple HTTP Streaming

Cloud-based online video platform Brightcove has launched a new version today – Brightcove 5. This comes with increased mobile support, YouTube Sync, Apple HTTP streaming, advanced analytics for HTML5, and more. 

Facebook And Twitter Driving Referral Traffic

Online video viewing grew across all media categories in the second quarter with unique viewers increasing on average 2.8 percent per month, and consumers watched 11 percent more videos-month-over-month compared to the first quarter, according to a new report from Brightcove and TubeMogul.

Video consumption on newspaper sites grew the most over this period, surging to 65 percent more views than the previous quarter due to the coverage focused on the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.