Every year, former analyst and venture capitalist Mary Meeker releases an in-depth look at the state of the Web. Here's more than a hundred pages of charts and data connected to her presentation at Re/Code's West Coast conference. It can fill the rest of your day with questions...
Google released an easy way for users to check the quality of video delivered to their area, singling out some as "HD Verified." Interesting charts you can check out!
Amazon will reportedly begin offering a library of streaming music to Prime members in June or July, but the selection will be limited and only include songs older than six months.
A Mumbai video streamer, Starsports,says back-to-back cricket matches attracted 2.8 million viewers, better than any other live stream outside the Super Bowl. In February, NBC claimed 2.1 million uniques for the semi-final Olympics hockey game between the U.s. and Canada. The record for a single day viewership is believed to be the 2014 Super Bowl on a Fox Website which attracted 5.5 million unique visitors.
Hulu and "Community" producers Sony Pictures Television are in talks for a sixth season of the comedy series. NBC canceled it, despite its cult-hit status
Expanding its original content efforts, Vimeo has agreed to produce six new episodes of “High Maintenance” -- the network’s first Web series. The debut season of the series, about a weed-delivery guy in New York City, has attracted “hundreds of thousands of views,” The Wire reports. “The new episodes will be available exclusively on Vimeo On Demand.”
Valley Wag publishes emails from Evan Spiegel's frat days at Stanford, not long ago, when he schemed to get sorority members drunk, fantasized about fellatio and (maybe), in a drunken stupor, urinated on a woman
Gwyneth Paltrow speaks at a conference about many Internet subjects, including trolls who post nasty comments: "The lack of empathy that is created when people can anonymously opine about the looks or actions of others … It’s where we are in our culture. Yes, it does worry me. . .that people can be so cruel without experiencing the consequences of being so cruel face to face.”
Programmatic ad buying makes bogus ad views harder to track, and fraudsters continue to display ever-evolving ingenuity in their scams.
Online video is a great tool for deaf people, and a great way for them to get their messages out to a broader public. Some have even gone viral.