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Topic: mobile video

Mobile Giant Opera Software Is Close to Selling to Chinese Players for $1.2 Billion

Its ad revenue hit $145 million in Q4

A consortium of Chinese Internet-focused investors—Golden Brick Silk Road, Kunlun and Qihoo 360—have put in an offer to buy mobile software and advertising player Opera for $1.2 billion. On Wednesday, Opera's…

Sports Illustrated's First Comprehensive App Has a Feature That Could Boost Video Views

Watch a clip while browsing other content

Sports Illustrated has been around for 62 years, but it's a newbie when it comes to mobile. Though the longstanding sports brand has launched a few specific apps for its Kids…

Millennials Want Mobile Video Ads to Be Short and on Every Device

Fast-changing viewing habits spell big shifts for marketers

Chances are the next video you watch will be on your mobile phone or tablet. Record numbers of viewers are turning to these devices every day to watch a funny…

This E-Retailer Will Turn Fans' Mobile Video Uploads Into Copy on Its Holiday Boxes

Project Gravitas innovates for Black Friday

Starting on Black Friday, fashion e-commerce player Project Gravitas will package its line of dresses with boxes that include copy from consumer-generated videos to be captured—starting today—in a mobile app…

From Teens to Adults, Everyone's Now Watching Online Video as Much as TV

Global study finds similar habits among ages 16 to 45

Globally, people are spending as much time watching online video as they spend watching TV, according to a new report from Millward Brown. That should bode well for brands trying…

More Preroll Ads Are Coming to Twitter Feeds With Expanded Video Program

Beta test lets any publisher make money off clips

Twitter is preparing to open up Twitter Amplify to any publisher who wants to make money on the videos it posts to the microblogging site.  More than 200 publishers, sports leagues and TV…

Facebook Expands Mobile Video Feature That Helps Content Creators Make Money

55% of ad revenue in curated video feeds goes to creators

In July, Facebook made a big move into YouTube's turf with plans to launch Suggested Video—a feed of curated video clips from brands like Funny or Die, the NBA and…

Do We Need Another Video Platform? Verizon Thinks So

Go90 launches with exclusive Publicis ad deal

Tim Armstrong sees the future of content is mobile. So, at a glitzy event that included performances by Snoop Dogg and Alabama Shakes, the AOL CEO pulled back the curtain…

Why 3 Popular Viners Are Livestreaming From TomorrowWorld This Weekend

Poaching top social talent to test new app

The boom in livestreaming apps has already created a new type of video creator that churns out real-time content on the fly at events. Now brands are figuring out how…

Facebook Brings 360-Degree Virtual Reality Videos to News Feeds

Disney and NBC among first to test it

Stars Wars was first to post a 360-degree video. Photo: Facebook Virtual reality is coming to Facebook news feeds. Today the company rolled out 360-degree videos brands and publishers can post to…

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