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Topic: Youtube

YouTube Is Beefing Up Its Live Video Game to Compete With Facebook and Periscope

Online video giant playing catch up

YouTube may have been first in the online video space, but as the digital ecosystem explodes, the online video giant has fallen behind in one of the newest trends: live…

YouTube Just Released a Powerful Message About Gender Identity and Sexuality

New #ProudToBe campaign from Anomaly

Last year, YouTube rolled out #ProudToLove on June 26, the day the Supreme Court made its historic ruling on same-sex marriage. Today, the site launched its moving follow-up campaign, #ProudToBe, which focuses…

YouTube Is Introducing New Ways to Help Small Businesses Make Better Video Ads

Including a free app with music and editing tools

YouTube wants to turn video ads on its platform into a DIY possibility for small- and medium-sized businesses. Today, Google is launching three ways for SMBs to create video ads for…

Snapchat Launches a Colossal Expansion of Its Advertising, Ushering in a New Era for the App

Unveils new API and $1 billion goal

Imran Khan was an internet-focused investment banker at Credit Suisse, where, in September 2014, he orchestrated Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba's high-profile IPO. Three months later, his star rose higher when…

Infographic: Who's Winning the Race on YouTube, Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump?

Zefr looks at how front-runners stack up

Donald Trump is usually quick to boast about how much he's winning—in politics, in business, etc., etc., etc. But now, it appears he's winning on YouTube as well, according to…

How TV Networks Battled Back This Week Against Bold Claims by Digital Companies

At stake: the $17 billion advertising marketplace

"Is television dead?" During Turner's upfront presentation on Wednesday, truTV host Billy Eichner called that a silly question, adding, "It's so stupid. That's more stupid than not giving Samantha Bee The…

Holiday Inn Express Wants You to Take a (Virtual) Shower With Comedian Rob Riggle

360-degree video showcases important amenity

Nobody wants a stranger in their shower. And, unless you're a morning person, you especially don't want them talking to you in a manner more chipper than their yellow rain…

Why Big Digital Video and TV Networks Are Increasingly Becoming Production Partners

But will the honeymoon last?

Television its dead—long live television. That could become the unofficial motto, or at least the crawl at the bottom of the screen, to explain the recent flurry of hookups between…

Why Balancing Skippable and Non-Skippable Ads Creates Better Brand Awareness

Weighing the value of a view can't be binary

A round-up report from eMarketer, specializing in mobile advertising, recently landed in my inbox. On page three, a table of completion rates for U.S. digital pre-roll caught my eye. It…

Why Digital Video Players Should Stop Comparing Their Viewership to TV

YouTube, Fullscreen take misleading shots at traditional media

Numbers never lie. But they can surely be manipulated. And during the past two weeks of NewFronts presentations, digital video players took that to heart. During YouTube's Brandcast, CEO Susan Wojcicki made…

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