Topic: video

Watch People Climb Toyota and Saatchi's Insane RAV4 Rock Wall in Times Square

Scaling new heights in NYC

We're three months into 2016, and it might be the year advertisers redefined the billboard. We've already seen obnoxious, stupid yet fun billboards that play with the form in delightful ways. And last week,…

BuzzFeed's 'Real Women' Video Strikes Controversial Chord

Sparks 2.6 million views, takes No. 1 Web series slot

How women are portrayed in photography has been a hot-button issue in publishing during the last several months. One could argue the spirited dialogue goes back a year to Dove's "Real…

Hobbit Parody Leads YouTube Content Ranking

Smosh, Fine Bros. each land two clips on VideoWatch charts

J.R.R. Tolkien fans came out in big numbers over the holidays to check out The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, a generally well-reviewed and received sequel to 2012's original Hobbit…

Science Videos Percolate on YouTube

Experiments, eggheads top comics during ho-hum week

If you think comedy or silly rules YouTube, usually you're right. But last week, a sort of a Revenge of the Nerds theme emerged on the Google-owned video platform, as…

Might Facebook Become a Video Programmer?

Video ads could set the stage for more content

Facebook has finally entered the video ads business in a big way. After multiple delays, Facebook last week rolled out a test of its autoplay ads to a select group of…

Retailer Targets Young Adults With Sh*t Old Men Say

American Giant puts ad spend behind playful video

American Giant is running Facebook and Twitter ads during the next few weeks to push a 90-second online video that features a handful of male senior citizens lamenting the ways…

AOL to Acquire Video Exchange for $405 Million

Deal puts portal in central position as Web ad mart shifts to programmatic

AOL announced it has reached an agreement to acquire the video ad exchange platform company for $405 million. The deal puts AOL squarely in the middle of the ongoing shift…

Internet Week Brings Together the Brains, the Tech

Sessions, conferences kick off Monday throughout NYC

Internet Week, a slate of showcases, conferences and workshops around New York City spanning the depth and breadth of the tech industry, kicks off May 14. The annual gathering this year…