Posts Tagged ‘ user-generated video ’

Next iPhone To Offer User-Generated Video For Non-Geeks?

May 3rd, 2009 | By | Category: iPhone, iPods & Portable Media Players, Video

Peter Burrows at Business Week speculated earlier this week in his “Byte of the Apple” column that the next iteration of the iPhone will feature an easy-to-use video suite. A new, updated version of the iPhone is rumored to be unveiled next month at the Apple Worldwide Developers’ Conference. Burrows says his “gut” – and […]

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 […]

US State Dept Announces Global Online Video Contest Winners

Mar 20th, 2009 | By | Category: Citizen Media, Video

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) has announced the four winners of its online video contest, “My Culture + Your Culture =?”. ECA launched the contest in December 2008, to “encourage cross-cultural community building and mutual understanding” via the Web and social media platforms. The initiative also aims to […]

YouTube Looking For Video Bloggers To Feature

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

YouTube has announced that it’s looking for video bloggers to discuss some of the little-used features of the site, and that it plans to feature some of these user-generated video: Every week we release new tools, or enhancements to current ones, to help you make better videos, connect with one another, and understand your audience. […]

100 Days, 100 Songs, 100 Locations, 100 Dances

Feb 18th, 2009 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video

If you liked the viral video hit Where The Hell Is Matt?, here’s another dance music video that looks like it could go viral, Boombox, by Ely Kim, a graduate student at Yale studying graphic design. “I LOVE to dance and I enjoy clouds, mangoes, smiling, and puppies,” explains Kim. Echolot, via Synthtopia

“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 […]

Seesmic Launches New Test Site

Dec 17th, 2008 | By | Category: Video

Seesmic is launching a new experimental version of its video social networking site, at this separate address: Drawing on feedback (requests, suggestions and complaints) from its user community, the Seesmic test site keeps a lot of the functionality of the original application, but with these new features, among others: -Smaller Flash load, “except in […]

YouTube Cracks Down On Rick Rollers, Sexy Videos, And Guys That Put Pictures Of Babes Halfway Through All Their Videos

Dec 2nd, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

YouTube today announced a variety of changes at the site that are designed to help you view content that’s relevant to you and avoid content that isn’t. While YouTube’s focus is on making it harder for uploaders to trick people, the changes they’ve made affect everyone.  Here’s a rundown of the changes, from YouTube’s announcement: Stricter […]

Safe Prediction: Google Wants $10 Billion More Than Videos Of Your Cat

Jul 23rd, 2008 | By | Category: General, Internet TV, Video

Back in 2006, we suggested that YouTube as you know it is dead, when Google bought the site for $1.65 billion and money came into the picture in a big way. Since then, Google’s admitted it’s got a problem trying to make money off of YouTube, and admitted that more than 97% of the videos […]