Posts Tagged ‘ Streaming Video ’

Up To 25% Abandon Online Videos If They Start With An Ad. And That’s The Good News.

Feb 3rd, 2010 | By | Category: Internet TV, Podcasting Research, Video

Video distribution and analytics company Tubemogul reports that as many as 25% abandon online videos if the videos begin with an advertisement: Overall, 15.89% of viewers click away from a video rather than sit through a pre-roll ad. The trend is far more pronounced with top magazines and newspapers, where 24.85% of viewers click away. […]

Ustream Intros Free Streaming Video iPhone App

Dec 9th, 2009 | By | Category: Citizen Media, Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

Ustream today introduced the availability of Ustream Live Broadcaster (App Store link), a free app for the iPhone that lets you stream live video from your iPhone 3G or 3GS: The Ustream Live Broadcaster is a free app that enables live streaming on 3G or Wifi, and users can notify their Twitter communities when they […]

Did YouTube Employees Upload Pirated Videos To Bump Up The Site’s Traffic?

Oct 6th, 2009 | By | Category: Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

Lawyers working on a $1 billion copyright lawsuit, filed by Viacom against Google’s YouTube, may have found evidence that YouTube employees uploaded pirated videos to the site, in order to bump up traffic. According to a CNET News article: Internal YouTube e-mails indicate that YouTube managers knew and discussed the existence of unauthorized content on […]

Streaming Of TV Shows & Movies Has Doubled Since Last Year

Aug 11th, 2009 | By | Category: Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

Media research firm IPSOS has found that twice as man Americans are streaming TV shows and movies as were doing it a year ago. In the past 30 days, 26% of online Americans have streamed a full-length TV show and 14% have streamed a full-length movie. This is more than two times the levels measured […]

CBS News Launches Ustream Channel

Jun 1st, 2009 | By | Category: Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

CBS News has chosen video site Ustream as its streaming video provider, Ustream founder Brad Hunstable said today: “[W]e are announcing the channel on Ustream, which features breaking news coverage several times everyday– presidential press conferences, Congressional hearings, and online-only content and on-air programs such as the CBS Evening News with Katie Couric. We’re […]

Uber Geeks Watch Twice As Much Internet TV

May 30th, 2009 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video

Do you watch a lot of Internet video? If so, you may be an “Extreme Techie”. According to the Nielsen Company, “Extreme Techies” stream significantly more online video content, watching about twice as much Internet video as average. These uber geeks watch up to 91 minutes (1.5 hours) per week, compared to the mean of […]

Mogulus Relaunched As Livestream, Debuts Broadcaster App

May 29th, 2009 | By | Category: Streaming Video, Video

Live video streaming site Mogulus recently announced their rebranding under the name Livestream: “As much as we loved our old name, it was time for a change that reflects our growth and more clearly communicates what we do. We hope you like “Livestream” as much as we do.” Along with a new name and new […]

Hulu Launches Lab For Experimental Projects

May 28th, 2009 | By | Category: Streaming Video, Video

Popular video portal today announced the launch of Hulu Labs, “a place to try out experimental projects from Hulu and share your feedback while they’re still in development.” Hulu Labs consists of four new features: Hulu Desktop, a downloadable application that enables what it calls a “lean-back” video watching experience from the viewer’s personal […]

YouTube In Talks To Offer Full-Length Shows In UK

May 20th, 2009 | By | Category: Streaming Video, Video

New Media Age is reporting that video giant YouTube is working on a plan to offer popular full-length television shows to viewers in the United Kingdom. Talks are said to be underway between YouTube and British TV networks Channel 4 and ITV, and with Sony Pictures, for rights to stream those companies’ programs. NMA calls […]

Disney Partners With Hulu: The Web Video Eyeball War of 09 Begins

May 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: Internet TV, The New Media Update, Video

Thursday, entertainment empire Disney fired a loud salvo in the struggle to unseat YouTube as the king of online video. Disney, parent company of TV network ABC, announced an agreement to join forces with free online video service Disney will join Hulu’s other content partners, NBC Universal, and News Corporation, as well as Providence […]