As we’ve written before, online video platforms can reap big-time benefits by putting proper resources into discoverability. No one understands that idea better than Netflix, which has worked hard to ensure its recommendation algorithm highlights as much of its library as possible. Show More Summary
Yahoo-owned Tumblr is set to unveil a live video streaming service tomorrow to compete with the likes of Facebook Live, Periscope, and YouTube. At livevideo.tumblr.com, the microblogging platform is currently teasing a programming slate...Show More Summary
Tycho: It never occurred to me that I should turn the deathcam thing off, but I guess it’s not surprising that you can; there’s far more granular options clanking around in there. Just for my own purpose, to track this over time, I will...Show More Summary
Twitch is attempting to crack down on services that allow users to cheat their way to digital fame and fortune. The live streaming platform, best known as a hub for video game content, has filed a lawsuit against seven individuals who,...Show More Summary
Twitter announced today that it has acquired London-based startup Magic Pony Technology, which develops machine learning techniques for visual processing. Machine learning is a field in which computers are taught to think more like humans,...Show More Summary
In its battle against YouTube, the music industry has just recruited two powerful new assets -- Irish rock band U2 and Taylor Swift, a noted opponent of free music streaming. U2 and Swift are among a group of a dozen artists that has signed a letter to Congress asking it to change the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Show More Summary
Gabe: In past years we’ve hosted a Child’s Play golf tournament, but this year we’ve decided to switch it up. Instead of golf we’ve got a Ping Pong tournament planned with all the proceeds going to CP. Here are the details: When andShow More Summary
New Comic: View To A Kill
New Comic: Circus of Lies
Actually, White Russian at a Hotel bar is about $12. At most conventions the exhibitors don’t have much time between close of the exhibit hall and a full nights sleep before you pull another 12 hour shift at your table so the hotel bar is as far as we get.
I’m in Phoenix Arizona new weekend at LepreCon!
Ryan ToysReview maintained its first-place position on the chart for the fourth week in a row. The titular four year old's repository of home video-y footage of his playtime antics dipped 11% in views, but still amassed more than 124.8 million views on the week. Show More Summary
The seedy side of Hollywood fame is no secret, but Tinsel's Town approaches that subject with a unique take. The new web series from creator David Barry follows a failing actress who seeks attention through a YouTube vlog. The protagonist of Tinsel's Town is Tinsel, portrayed by Aimee-Lynn Chadwick, a bubbly young performer with big dreams. Show More Summary
Vice plans to launch several new category-specific verticals over the next year, and one of those sites will be centered around video games. According to Variety, the alternative news publication has announced the hire of Austin Walker,...Show More Summary
A major legal battle between multiple record labels and Vimeo has gone in the latter company’s favor. The 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals has struck down three separate arguments presented by a group of plaintiffs (including EMI andShow More Summary
Project Name: Peter Hollens Asking For: A contribution for each video he makes by way of Patreon Amount Raised Thus Far (At Time Of Post): $7,713 of $8,000 per video Days Remaining In Campaign (At Time Of Post): Indefinite (but you should...Show More Summary