Posts Tagged ‘ user-generated media ’

“I’m Linux” Contest Looking For User-Generated Ads

Jan 13th, 2009 | By | Category: Citizen Media, Internet TV, Video

The Linux Foundation (LF) is now accepting 60-second video entries for its I’m Linux contest, which spoofs recent Apple and Microsoft commercials. Prizes include a trip to Tokyo to participate in the Linux Foundation Japan Linux Symposium.  Here’s the scoop: If you’ve been alive and aware of mass media over the last twelve months, you’ve […]

More Bad News For YouTube

Dec 22nd, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Story, Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

Google got some more bad news today about YouTube.  Not only is Warner Music Group pulling all its videos off YouTube – it’s in talks to create an alternate to YouTube for music videos.  According to a report at Silicon Alley Insider: A source familiar with the negotiations tells us that Warner and the three […]

YouTube Announces HD Video Rollout, New Landing Pages

Dec 19th, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

YouTube has announced two developments: the expansion of their HD player and a test of three new landing pages. Here are the details of the announcement: HD on YouTube Starting today, if you click the “watch in HD” option below any HD-enabled video, the video will automatically play in widescreen – so you can find out […]

Half Of US Watching Online Videos

Dec 9th, 2008 | By | Category: General, Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

comScore released its latest stats today on online media use. Here are comScore’s top ten video destinations, ranked by numbers (in thousand) of videos viewed: Google Sites – 5,373,783 Fox Interactive Media - 519,926 Yahoo! Sites - 363,426 Viacom Digital - 305,258 Microsoft Sites - 286,464 Hulu - 235,096 Turner Network - 228,024 Disney Online - 126,611 AOL LLC - 122,580 ESPN - 104,724 […]

Tiger Woods On Dealing With Fanboy Critics

Aug 21st, 2008 | By | Category: General, Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

More and more companies are finding themselves dealing with user-generated criticism – on blogs, forums and on YouTube. This video is a great example of how to deal with this. As a response to a fan video for Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 08 that points out an apparent glitch in the game, Tiger Woods and […]

The Real Reason YouTube Can’t Make Money: Teleporting Fat Guy

Jul 3rd, 2008 | By | Category: General, Internet TV, Video

Google has a problem. It’s got the biggest video destination on the Internet – YouTube – but it’s struggling to find a way to make money with the site. Meanwhile, Hulu is “kicking YouTube’s ass”, and building a business on long tail video that’s advertiser-friendly. Google’s problem, in a nutshell, is the fact that most […]

YouTube Yanking 1 In 12 Videos

May 20th, 2008 | By | Category: Citizen Media, Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

YouTube is removing about 1 in 12 of its popular videos, according to stats collected by YouTomb. YouTomb is tracking the videos because of concerns that YouTube may be pulling videos that may incorporate copyrighted material under fair use. Currently: 223,187 YouTube videos are being monitored by YouTomb; 4,395 of these videos have been taken […]

New Free NIN Track

May 3rd, 2008 | By | Category: Digital Music

Nine Inch Nails has released a new free mp3 single, Echoplex, via the music site iLike. You can check it out below. NIN has become the band to watch, if you’re interested in the future of music: The group recently released Ghosts I-IV under a Creative Commons license, which means you can share it or […]

Clay Shirky On Why User-Generated Media Is Better Than Gilligan’s Island

Apr 28th, 2008 | By | Category: General

Author Clay Shirky gave a speech at the Web 2.0 conference, April 23, 2008, that touched on his idea of the social surplus – the vast quantity of people’s time that is being freed up to do user-generated media, Wikipedia and other useful things as they move their attention from television to the Internet Along […]

New Media Is Going Mainstream

Dec 28th, 2007 | By | Category: Citizen Media, Internet TV, Podcasting Research, Podcasting Statistics, Streaming Video, Video

Internet media is moving to the mainstream, according to research from Deloitte & Touche: 38% of Americans are watching TV shows online. 36% use their cell phones for entertainment. 54% of Americans use social networking sites, chat rooms or message boards to socialize. 45 percent have a profile on a social networking site. Online ads […]