Google is preparing to launch a YouTube subscription service that will allow users to skip advertisements when watching online videos. In an email sent to the creators of YouTube videos, who get a share of the advertising revenue generated by their
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Breaking news: Some nerds are going to spend some time hanging out on Twitch. In this case, the nerds in question are the cast members of Silicon Valley, who will take to Amazon's live streaming platform to host a Q&A, play games, and share the first episode of their show's upcoming second season.
Silicon Valley, which follows a group of programmers as they build a file compression algorithm, will return to HBO on April 12th, directly proceeding the season five premiere of Game of Thrones. Four
Five years after introducing her peppy, semi-supernatural teenage character Sunshine Griffith to the screens of close to 250,000 subscribers around the world, YouTube star Paige McKenzie is bringing the same Sunshine to life-in print. The Haunting of Sunshine Girl arrived on bookstore shelves in March, and McKenzie will soon be swept up in a whirlwind of book signings and book tours for the next several months.
One of Facebook’s experimental apps has just hit the market. Riff, a video app where users can add to each other’s clips, has launched worldwide for free for iOS and Android users in 15 languages.
Riff doesn’t follow the single-creator idea behind video apps like Vine and Instagram. Instead, users create video “threads” based an initial clip’s theme (like “say hi” or “balancing act”). Riff users begin by filming a video of up to 20 seconds in length. Once the video is named, approved, and poste
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Watching Netflix, RTE Player and BBC Player may soon be possible right across Europe if the European Commission gets its way.
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Niche content creators can now truly own their audience by taking advantage of all of the power currently at their fingertips, says Zype CEO Ed Laczynski.
#mipBBC 6 Music presenter teams up with former Cosmopolitan editor Sam Baker to create The Pool, featuring content from a wide range of well-known journalists
At its annual F8 Developers Conference in San Francisco, Facebook announced some upcoming changes to its platform. One of the most significant updates concerns the site's videos, which will now be embeddable on other sites.
Facebook posts that feature videos are already embeddable, but there is currently no way to embed a video a la carte. The new update will change that by enabling users to place Facebook videos across the web.
The decision to update Facebook's video player is part of the sit
Maker Studios content will soon be available via an on-demand channel on the French pay-TV giant’s subscription streaming service, CanalPlay.
The game show, exec produced by Mark Burnett (left) and created by Mike Darnell (right), will be previewed in Cannes at an exclusive event to be attended by the duo.
Online video veteran sees crowdfunding as the answer to his peers’ complaints about YouTube’s low advertising rates
Snapchat’s Discover feature is giving advertisers millions of video views and a familiar model
Collective Digital Studio hired Phil Ranta as COO. He comes to CDS from Fullscreen, where he served as VP of network.
Newly formed movie studio STX Entertainment is the first advertiser to work with Twitter on a campaign that incorporates the live-streaming app Periscope. STX premiered the trailer for its debut film The Gift on Periscope today, which shows the social media platform has already included its recently acquired app in its ad offerings.
AwesomenessTV founder and CEO Brian Robbins talks about his company's achievements in the past few years as well as what's still to come.
Michelle Phan is not just a makeup expert; she's also one of the savviest businesswomen in the online video industry. For her latest venture, Phan has launched the ICON Network, a collection of lifestyle content that will be available, among other places, on YouTube, Roku, and several connected TV platforms.
Phan has launched ICON alongside Endemol Beyond, the network she has been partnered with since May 2014. The new venture will feature content from some well-known YouTube influencers, inclu
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Lakeshore Entertainment has launched Off the Dock, a digital studio that wants to produce and acquire films from YouTube talent, starting with KevJumba.
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