• Guess What? Trolls Found Meerkat and Periscope
    The promise of Meerkat and Periscope is to broadcast and experience a powerful real-time window into the lives of others. Yet, the two applications can also serve as powerful platforms for real-time trolling that is quite literally forced in the broadcaster's face.
  • MIP TV A Showcase For MCNs Trying Out Content With Worldwide Appeal
    Lots of major MCNs right now are based in the US, but they know that global is the way to go looking forward.  MCNs looking to expand their audiences are testing the waters at MIP.
  • HBO Enjoying Its Long Moment In The Spotlight
    Richard Plepler, the CEO at HBO, looks around the kingdom and concludes that after some lean years following "The Sopranos," HBO is operating at the top of its game.
  • Mobile Video Is Growing Up Fast
    Liz Gomes explores the new, broad world of mobile video, from Meerkat to Snapchat to beyond. The point is: It's really happening
  • HBO Now Handles 'GoT' Streams OK, HBO Go A Little Slow
    Observers waited to see how the new HBO Now would handle the likely crush of viewers for the season debut of "Game of Thrones" but there wasn't much of a buffering or connection problem, reports the Verge. But HBO Go, the service for customers with HBO cable subscriptions, was a little balkier.
  • To Nobody's Surprise, 'Game Of Thrones' Leaked Online
    On Saturday, Reddit user "sssteven" first spotted the leak on private torrent tracker IPT, and the pirated episodes have since spread to public sites including Kickass Torrents, The Pirate Bay, and RARBG. According to Torrent Freak, the leaked episodes were downloaded more than 100,000 times in only three hours.
  • Lionsgate, Comic-Com Launching Online Pay Channel
    Lionsgate is partnering with Comic-Con International: San Diego, the organizer behind the annual entertainment fest that has increasingly become a marketing platform, to launch asubscription streaming channel dedicated to that community that will launch this year. It will feature short-form videos and relevant films and videos from Lionsgate and footage from the Comic-Con, which, surprisingly, is 45 year old. 
  • How To Attract An Emu
    In case you're wondering, this unusual video could be showing a version of "an old Aboriginal trick" to attract emus.  They're curious birds. 
  • Facebook Plans An Advertiser Event Right Before NewFronts
    At the presentation, to be held at Facebook’s offices in Astor Place on April 22, the company will provide an overview on its strategy for Web video content and advertising, including its new Anthology concept, people familiar with the matter tell the Wall Street Journal
  • BuzzFeed Zaps A Story That Knocks New Dove Soap Commercial
    BuzzFeed says the tone wasn't right, but Gawker seems to suspect it's because Unilever is a mighty big advertising source.
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