• Snapchat: Not Just For Whippersnappers Anymore
    Surprisingly, older users of Snapchat are growing, but they're there to watch, not to participate.
  • YouTube Comes To Comcast's X1 Box
    By using voice remote, an X1 user will be able to access YouTube just like a cable channel or browse through YouTube content alongside other On Demand movies and programs.
  • Facebook Takes Big Steps Toward Mid-Roll Ads
    Facebook posted three updates to its video monetization schemes, including one that allows from interruptions of live video.
  • Brian Robbins Exits AwesomenessTV
    The man who cofounded the YouTube multichannel network AwesomenessTV, and saw its quick success lead to bigger and bigger valuations, Is leaving.
  • 'Santa Clarita Diet' Is Netflix's Junk Food
    The more streaming service competition there is, the lower Netflix has to reach. "Santa Clarita Diet" is a vivid example. The service is doing a little bit of a balancing act, adding low-brow programs wrapped in higher-browed trappings - the presence of Drew Barrymore, a popular real-live movie star.
  • A Guide To All-Knowing Content Recognition Tech
    Viant has produced a smart, easy-to-understand primer to Automatic Content Recognition that lets marketers track consumer viewing habits and preferences.
  • The Facebook Search For Deeper, Longer Meaning
    Near the end of January, Facebook made a short statement to try to discourage short videos. It said: "Longer videos that people spend time watching may see a slight increase in distribution on Facebook - so people who find longer videos engaging may be able to discover more of them in News Feed."
  • YouTube Is Giving The 30-Second Unskippable Ad The Boot
    It will "focus instead on formats that work well for both users and advertisers." Presumably, those winning formats include the six-second unskippable bumper ad.
  • Recipe For Top Food Videos Apply Everywhere Else, Too
    Why do BuzzFeed Tasty videos attract such crowds? NewsWhip counts the ways
  • Big Media Bets On Skinny Bundles
    This is the year the major networks and studios will embrace streaming services, in part, by dictating what they'll look like.
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