Amazon’s new line of Kindle Fire HDX tablets
will let Prime Instant Video users download some movies and TV shows to their devices, for free, for up to 30 days, so they can watch without an Internet connection. Once they start watching a particular title, they’ll have 48 hours to finish.
Automotive brands need to step up their digital spend because online video platforms have forever changed the way people buy cars, according to Google’s 2013 global auto shopper study, titled ‘Gearshift 2013’.
Last night, AOL attempted to sell marketers, advertising agencies and Wall Street investors on a group of original online programming featuring personalities such as Gwynneth Paltrow, Sarah Jessica Parker, Hank Azaria and Nicole Richie. The programming is aimed at appealing to corporate advertisers looking for content of a much higher quality that the vast clutter of DIY creations that populate the Web.
Your Twitter feed will soon contain clips from "CSI" or "60 Minutes," part of the company’s new partnership with CBS. For Twitter, this represents a doubling down on its big bet to pull major money in from TV
Unlike prerecorded pornography, cam shows, which happen in real time, are hard to pirate. The traffic to the most popular camming Internet sites is substantial, with a handful of the top sites getting 30 million visitors a month, according to Compete.com, which measures Internet traffic.
The monthly ranking of the online video market showed that in August 2013,
188.5 million Americans watched 46.7 billion online content videos which attracted 22.8 billion video ad views. This compared with 187 million viewers consuming more than 48 billion online content videos with 19.6 billion video ad views the month before.
Adapt.tv, the online video advertising platform, served one billion minutes of video ads in August, according to comScore. In the rankings, Adapt.tv pulled past BrightRoll to serve the second highest number of video ads – to nearly 2.5 billion, behind Google’s 3.2 billion.
David Fincher gets the nod for Best Director for "House of Cards," which is Netflix's first Emmy and first Emmy for an online series. It was history, but history buffs might have wished for the best drama award. Not in the cards
Microsoft confirmed that 40% of the Xbox LIVE audience are women, according to COO Kevin Turner. He also said 42% of the Xbox LIVE community watches 30 hours of movie and TV content each month across a number of digital platforms offered through LIVE, i.e. Netflix and Hulu Plus.
Facebook's apparent decision to add some video advertising to its Newsfeed pages cheered some analysts. At Wedbush analysts raised Facebook's target price from $39 to $49. Similarly, Goldman Sachs incremented Facebook’s valuation from $46 to $52. But Facebook is also losing a key employee, The departure of Justin Shaffer, the product manager for the firm’s video ad product, couldfrustrate advertisers if it results in additional delays.