For the second year in a row, What's Trending? will bring together the online video's biggest creators to give back to the community. YouTube Space LA will house Tube-a-Thon, a charity event raising money for Covenant House, on December...Show More Summary
As we recently reported, YouTube has removed all reference to its Original Channels Initiative, thus bringing to an end a project that had once encompassed more than 150 channels. Many of these channels, such as SourceFed, Soul Pancake, and Shut Up Cartoons, have outlived the program that once provided them with millions in funding. Show More Summary
Actor Paul Walker, who passed away after a Thanksgiving weekend car crash, acted in more than 30 films in his career. To most fans, however, he will be entirely remembered for his roles in five of the six Fast and Furious movies, where...Show More Summary
Sometimes it’s good to get out of your backyard (Brooklyn) and see what’s happening across the street, or in this case, across the pond (Atlantic Ocean). Isreal’s UBK has just released a jaw-dropping new video that has me hooked. The...Show More Summary
Just two days after the Producers' Guild of America announced the web series nominees for its annual awards show, the Writers' Guild of America has done the same. In the Original New Media category, Husbands, Lauren, and Sylvia Plath: Girl Detective are all up for nomination. The WGA first began handing out awards for new media writing back in 2010. Show More Summary
Anyone who sells advertising has read the countless articles about the rise of programmatic buying. For those who are unfamiliar with the concept, it represents a shift in how advertising is bought and sold online. It’s driven by data, executed by computers, and puts far less importance on the role of a direct human seller. Visit Tubefilter for more great stories.
The latest indie web series du jour is Dadholes, a remarkably funny examination of dadhood created by comedian Chris Wylde. Wylde first released Dadholes in May, but thanks to a wave of love from Reddit, the series is just now goingShow More Summary
Defy Media is on a roll. Shortly after its AWEme channel surpassed one million subscribers, its film-oriented Screen Junkies channel reached that mark as well. Just as AWEme can attribute most of its success to Man at Arms, most of the traffic on Screen Junkies is driven by a single series, Honest Trailers. Show More Summary
As Jason Kottke says, this is masterfully edited. It shows movies are the art form where the talent works, not something obsolete like paintingand that a moving picture list will eat a Buzzfeed one alive. A vintage year. via: Kottke
Medium has launched a redesign focusing more on the visual power of its posts, and has also changed the way that collections work to give more power to collection curators or "editors"
Many of the big late night programs--Conan, Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel Live, etc.--have thriving YouTube channels, where highlights from previous episodes are posted for the world to see. Pete Holmes, who recently began...Show More Summary
Since we last checking in with The Brain Scoop, the fantastically gross dissection channel has taken off. Host Emily Graslie has relocated from Missoula to Chicago, where she is the 'Chief Curiosity Correspondent' at The Field Museum...Show More Summary
On Thursday December 5th, at 2pm ET, I’ll be moderating another StreamingMedia.com webinar, this time on the topic of, “MPEG-DASH & HTTP Adaptive Streaming.” Today we have a multitude of protocols that are optimized for the delivery of video to specific viewing environments including broadcast TV, Desktop PCs, and mobile/tablets. While solutions like HLS by […]
Series Name: Space Janitors Asking For: $30,000 (Canadian) On Kickstarter Amount Raised Thus Far (At Time Of Post): $13,281 (Canadian) Days Remaining In Campaign (At Time Of Post): 38 Description: Space Janitors is a sci-fi parody web series created by Davin Lengyel and Geoff Lapaire. Show More Summary
Netflix just made everyone’s Valentine’s Day 2014 plans a little bit easier. The premium subscription-based video streaming service announced it’s big-budget series House of Cards will make its second season debut on February 14, 2014. Show More Summary
As it turns out, YouTube's streaming music service won't arrive this year after all. Even though the Spotify-like platform had previously been rumored for a 2013 release and showed up in the code of the most recent YouTube mobile app...Show More Summary
Jukin Video is home to thousands of entertaining viral videos, but the platform is searching for The One. It has launched Video of the Year, a content that will ultimately crown the best video to hit the Internet in 2013. Since Jukin Video is host to an assortment of UGC gems, 'Video of the Year' isn't meant as an all-encompassing competition. Show More Summary
If viewers elect to skip 80% to 85% of YouTube TrueView ads, what’s an advertiser to do to attract more attention from the young adults watching online videos? Innovative New Zealand-based creative shops ColensoBBDO and Flying Fish provided a simple answer to that question to their client Burger King. Show More Summary
Should Twitter users be held in contempt of court if they retweet information about a sensitive court case? The UK government is reminding them of the risk.
The online video advertising industry has come a long way since 2006, and Unruly Media's newest visualization is capable of providing a brief history lesson. The branded video agency has released its Viral Spiral, an interactive infographic...Show More Summary