Posts Tagged ‘ Google ’

Google Listen Brings Podcasts To Android Phones

Aug 20th, 2009 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Mobile Podcasting, Podcasting Software

Google has quietly launched Listen, a free new app that brings podcasts to Android phones: Listen from Google Labs brings podcasts and web audio to your Android-powered device. It lets you search, subscribe, download and stream. By subscribing to programs and search terms it will create a personalized audio-magazine loaded with fresh shows and news […]

JK Wedding Entrance Dance Shows Marketing Power Of User Generated Video

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

YouTube took credit today for pushing Chris Brown’s Forever, a song that was released over a year ago, to #4 on the iTunes singles chart and #3 on Amazon’s best-selling MP3 list. YouTube suggests that user-generated video, combined with their rights management tools, packs a powerful marketing punch: At YouTube, we have sophisticated content management […]

YouTube Intros Updated Video Statistics

Jul 23rd, 2009 | By | Category: Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

YouTube today announced updates to the statistics it offers on the videos you publish at the site, giving you the option to make your statistics public: Uploaders can find even more information about their videos via our free analytics tool, YouTube Insight, including stats about their popularity, geographic audience, and viewer demographics. But most of […]

Online Video Viewing Reaches New Peak in April

Jun 5th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured Story, Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

Internet users viewed a record 16.8 billion online videos in April, representing an increase of 16 percent…..since March!

Hulu To Add Music Videos Soon?

Apr 24th, 2009 | By | Category: Digital Music, Streaming Video, The New Media Update, Video

Business news source Bloomberg reports that, according to sources “with knowledge of the discussions,” streaming video powerhouse, is in talks with record labels to offer music videos on the site. Major music companies Universal Music Group, Warner Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment and EMI Group are rumored to be in discussion with the video […]

Is Google The Next Microsoft? YouTube To Lose Half A Billion In 2009

Apr 3rd, 2009 | By | Category: Video

Today, a report from Credit Suisse speculated that Google’s YouTube video sharing site could be on track to lose approximately $470 million in 2009. Google bought YouTube in late 2006 for what was, at the time, a staggering $1.76 billion, mostly in stock. YouTube snags the lion’s share (41%) of U.S. online video watching, according […]

Is YouTube Sending User Videos To The Minor Leagues?

Mar 30th, 2009 | By | Category: Video

From the Whispers and Rumours Department, ClickZ is saying that a mid-April YouTube redesign will prominently feature premium and long-form content — and will segregate the professional videos from the vast storehouse of user-generated content. ClickZ’s Zachary Rodgers writes: “According to two sources familiar with Google’s plans for YouTube, the new design will do away […]

Media Giants Want Special Treatment In Google’s Search Results

Mar 23rd, 2009 | By | Category: Commentary, General

Ad Age has an interesting article today that looks at how big media companies are putting more and more pressure on Google to give them priority treatment -  above bloggers, microbloggers, podcasters and other indie media creators – in search results: Many publishers resent the criteria Google uses to pick top results, starting with the […]

YouTube Tops 100 Million U.S. Viewers For First Time

Mar 4th, 2009 | By | Category: Digital Video Downloads, Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

Digital measurement service comScore today released January 2009 data from the comScore Video Metrix service, showing that U.S. Internet users viewed 14.8 billion online videos during that month. These figures represent an increase of 4 percent over December 2008. YouTube led the growth charge, accounting for 91 percent of the incremental January-versus-December gain in the […]

YouTube Goes Offline: Adds CC Licensing, Free and Paid Downloads

Feb 12th, 2009 | By | Category: Digital Video Downloads, Streaming Video, Video, Video Podcasts

Google video site YouTube today announced a number of new options for content creators and consumers who want to “take their videos offline.” The site has entered into working arrangements with several “partners” to allow sharing their videos “universally” and away from an Internet connection. Citing an interest among some of their content creators to […]