• VideoBlocks Takes On The Stock Photo Biz
    VideoBlocks helped reinvent stock video acquisition with its one-price membership. Now it's expanding to still photos.
  • Streaming Still Brings A 'Load' Of Problems

    You’ve heard the line--the food’s not good, but the portions are large.

    A report from the growing San Francisco performance analytics firm Mux that charted viewer attitudes about video streaming comes up with a similar finding: Viewers are not so very critical of the quality of the video they receive. But they hate to be kept waiting or be buffered to death.

    Mux quizzed over 1,000 consumers from 18 to 44, and determined that the quality of the video is the least likely reason they’ll quit watching.  I should quickly point out more than half ...

  • ColorTV Buys Guidebox To Mesh Discovery Tools
    ColorTV, which helps content providers personalize search suggestions to viewers acquired Guidebox, a metadata provider that helps consumers find OTT content. Together, they strengthen their discovery chops.
  • Is Programmatic Causing A NewFronts Rethink?
    AOL now says it will conduct "closed door client meetings" instead of hosting a NewFronts event, joining a short list of presenters that aren't going to present after all. What's up with that?
  • Is Programmatic Causing A NewFronts Rethink?
    AOL now says it will conduct "closed door client meetings" instead of hosting a NewFronts event, joining a short list of presenters that aren't going to present after all. What's up with that?
  • 'Infield Chatter' App Lets MLB Players Get Social
    The Major League Baseball Players Association launched a social app for MLB players to interact with their fans. Two outside vendors are also helping the players connect.
  • World Record For VR Binge Viewing: 50 Hours
    Two New Yorkers watched virtual reality videos for 50 hours straight. They're not sick, in case you wondered.
  • The Complicated Way Streaming Is Becoming TV
    Bit by bit, cable networks are figuring out ways to capture and monetize the streaming world. It's isn't easy.
  • Streaming Up, But TV Advertisers Have No Worries
    A new report from Pivotal Research Group says that while digital viewing on demand has gone up in the last two years, the decline in TV viewing hasn't been so drastic for advertisers to worry about it.
  • Does Live Video Have A Life For Advertisers?
    When brands try live video, they humanize themselves and capture some unique data about some of their users. But usually, not too many people watch, so is it worth it?
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