Category Archives: Video Services

Big Money From YouTube

YouTube top earners: The seven-year-old making $22m I’m a bit surprised to see Jeffree Star in the list. Used to follow him on MySpace. Good for him. He’s finally cashing in. It’s this kind of list that makes every site … Continue reading

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YouTube Impersonation/Account Theft Alert

Something might be going on at YouTube. This is so important to them that it was a popup: It hasn’t happened to me (yet?). But I’ve recently had to change some passwords. Still, it might be fairly easy to impersonate … Continue reading

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Quibi’s Microcasting Is A Book Model

TV venture from Katzenberg and Whitman draws inspiration from Dan Brown’s ‘Da Vinci Code’ Jeffrey Katzenberg is drawing inspiration from Dan Brown’s “The Da Vinci Code” as he puts together his new short-form video company, Quibi. Speaking alongside Quibi CEO … Continue reading

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iPad Pro YouTube Test: Use The Damn App!

Via Mobile Safari, the highest resolution YouTube will deliver to the iPad Pro and iPad Mini is 720p. Nothing higher. 720p was the limit, even with 4K videos, even on the 12″ iPad Pro: All that horsepower wasted. I don’t … Continue reading

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New YouTube Behavior: Scroll For Details

I’m now seeing this — which I’ve highlighted in a blue box — on the Desktop site when a video is made full screen: Click = big The one thing I really want them to change is that damned drop-down … Continue reading

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Netflix’s Cash-Fueled Road to Streaming Dominance [if paywalled, use Firefox Reader View to bypass] $18.6 billion. That’s the amount Netflix has committed to spending on content, including many series that won’t show up on the service for months or even … Continue reading

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NewTV Unveiled As Quibi

Jeffrey Katzenberg And Meg Whitman Unveil Name Of NewTV: Quibi (Short For Quick Bites) I didn’t like Hulu and Kobo when I first heard them as brand names, but they stuck. Maybe Quibi will too. Previously here: Video Services

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Microcasting News: Snapchat, ChuChu

Snapchat becomes the mobile HBO with 12 daily scripted Original shows “Time spent watching shows on Snapchat has tripled this year alone” Snap’s VP of Original Content Sean Mills tells me. The stats on Snap’s previous 60 shows from CBS, … Continue reading

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YouTube Caught In An Evil Lie

Hot on the heels of YouTube screwing up the Event Of The Year, YouTube is proven to be an absolute liar that manipulates videos and Channels. Watch the video. It says it all. Youtube BUSTED Lying AGAIN! Here’s the capper: … Continue reading

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Absolutely Astounding YouTube Incompetency!

Holy bleeping bleep! YouTube had the event of the year handed to them on a damn platter and they wasted their opportunity! Earlier this year, actor Will Smith was challenged by another Channel. He accepted but had to delay due … Continue reading

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