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As Facebook Video Swells, YouTube Creators Cry Foul Over Copyright Infringement
Online Video

As Facebook Video Swells, YouTube Creators Cry Foul Over Copyright Infringement

Creators say their videos are being pilfered and posted onto Facebook by third parties, which detracts from valuable YouTube views.
Geoff Weiss
A Behind-the-Scenes Tour of YouTube's Free Production Facility in NYC
Online Video

A Behind-the-Scenes Tour of YouTube's Free Production Facility in NYC

As competition in the online video industry abounds, the space represents just one facet of an increased investment by YouTube back into its own creator ecosphere.
Geoff Weiss
Spotify, Reddit to Leap Into the Ever-Crowded Online Video Business
Online Video

Spotify, Reddit to Leap Into the Ever-Crowded Online Video Business

Spotify is expected to announce its video plans at a May 20 press event that could coincide with a rumored $400 million funding round.
Geoff Weiss
Time to Pull the Plug? 8 Real Threats to Traditional TV.
Television

Time to Pull the Plug? 8 Real Threats to Traditional TV.

More than a popular AMC program, the real "Walking Dead" may just be the service providers that lock people into bundled services.
Alex Iskold
The Top 5 Ecommerce Trends You Should Look Out For
Technology

The Top 5 Ecommerce Trends You Should Look Out For

This year could be huge: Improving the customer experience is key.
Jan Verleur
How These Four Dads From Utah Quit Their Day Jobs to Make Millions on YouTube
Dadpreneurs

How These Four Dads From Utah Quit Their Day Jobs to Make Millions on YouTube

Fusing classical music with pop hits, The Piano Guys have risen to fame for viral videos filmed amidst eye-popping scenery.
Geoff Weiss
This Online Video Startup Is Betting Fans Will Pay for Early Access
Online Video

This Online Video Startup Is Betting Fans Will Pay for Early Access

Vessel launched its paid subscription service, offering programming at least three days before other websites in a bid to reshape an industry.
Analyst: Facebook Native Video Will Thwart YouTube's Throne in a Matter of Months
Online Video

Analyst: Facebook Native Video Will Thwart YouTube's Throne in a Matter of Months

Industry analyst Jan Rezab said that a tide shift will occur about four months after Facebook offers users the opportunity to sell ads against their videos.
Geoff Weiss
As Online Video Explodes, a Look at 5 of the Industry's Biggest Trends (Infographic)
Online Video

As Online Video Explodes, a Look at 5 of the Industry's Biggest Trends (Infographic)

A whopping $1.4 billion worth of mergers and acquisitions took place in the space last year.
Geoff Weiss
Vine Launches Standalone App for Children
Online Video

Vine Launches Standalone App for Children

The micro-video platform developed the app spinoff during Hack Week, when employees remarked how much their children loved Vine.
Geoff Weiss
NFL Launches First Official YouTube Channel Days Before Super Bowl Kickoff
YouTube

NFL Launches First Official YouTube Channel Days Before Super Bowl Kickoff

After years of fiercely protecting its content, the NFL has reached a deal with YouTube to distribute game previews, highlights, recaps and more.
Geoff Weiss
How You Can Embrace the Holy Grail of Online Marketing
Online Marketing

How You Can Embrace the Holy Grail of Online Marketing

Video is now a vital market tool. Here's how entrepreneurs can take advantage.
Mikal E. Belicove
Will Ferrell's 'Funny Or Die' Seeks Up to $300 Million in Possible Sale
News and trends

Will Ferrell's 'Funny Or Die' Seeks Up to $300 Million in Possible Sale

The comedy site has hired a financial adviser to field unsolicited offers, CEO Dick Glover wrote in a memo to employees.
Geoff Weiss
Meet the Producers Behind Indiegogo's Highest-Funded Film
Business Unusual

Meet the Producers Behind Indiegogo's Highest-Funded Film

Rooster Teeth Productions is the innovative company behind the internationally popular online animation videos you haven't heard of...yet.
Jason Ankeny