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YouTube expands royalty-free music library
/ August 24, 2015 1:50 pm
YouTube expands royalty-free music library

Streamdaily.tv reports "It seems YouTube is pulling out more stops in an effort to keep its content creators happy. The Google-owned video giant confirmed that it has expanded its library of royalty-free music for creators by more than 1,000 songs. Creators now have more options for background music and sound effects in videos without risking copyright violations.". Read More

Agencies tell us which video platform they believe is best for brands
/ August 21, 2015 11:25 am
Agencies tell us which video platform they believe is best for brands

Digiday reports "To be sure, YouTube is still the king for branded video content. According to recent data from video analytics firm Tubular Labs, 15 percent of the top 100 videos on YouTube in June came from brands. This far outstripped rivals like Facebook and Vine, both of which only had one branded video in their respective top 100. And yet, that doesn’t necessarily make YouTube the “best” video platform for brands.". Read More

Google Is Opening A YouTube Production Studio In Mumbai, India
/ August 19, 2015 11:30 am
Google Is Opening A YouTube Production Studio In Mumbai, India

TechCrunch reports "There’s good news for aspiring YouTube stars in India after Google announced its first YouTube Space for the country. Located in Mumbai, the production facility — the second of its kind in Asia — will be hosted by the reputed Whistling Woods International film school. The first YouTube Spaces project started in 2012 and it is designed to give filmmaker (YouTube filmmakers, naturally) a place where they can access high-quality equipment, gain mentorship and, ultimately, produce quality content.". Read More

Machinima’s hit series, Battlefield Friends, treks beyond YouTube
/ August 14, 2015 2:32 pm
Machinima’s hit series, Battlefield Friends, treks beyond YouTube

Streamdaily.tv reports "As of Aug. 13, Battlefield Friends is available for download on iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, Vimeo and Xbox Live. Fans are able to stream or download single seasons or get the entire five-season box set on Vimeo On Demand. Season 5 is also available on Vessel. The latest season debuted on the streaming platform in April." . Read More

What’s next for YouTube as Google reorganizes?
/ August 14, 2015 2:05 pm
What’s next for YouTube as Google reorganizes?

The LA Times reports "With more than 1 billion users and a reported value of $70 billion, YouTube, which will remain part of Google, has evolved into a major asset for Sergey Brin and Page's empire, a seemingly farfetched notion when the tech giant first acquired the once-small company in 2006. But even as the video platform is at a point in its history where it can cement its dominance and become ever more lucrative, some are asking: Is YouTube too big to innovate?". Read More

Live Streaming Platform Firetalk Teams Up With The Young Turks
/ August 14, 2015 1:56 pm
Live Streaming Platform Firetalk Teams Up With The Young Turks

Variety reports "Firetalk, which aims to be a kind of Periscope for YouTubers and other creatives, has teamed up with the Young Turks to provide some interactivity for the live stream of the long-standing progressive political program. The Young Turks was founded as a radio talk show in 2002, but has since become an online powerhouse, with daily live streams across a YouTube network of 25 channels. Firetalk will be simulcasting the Young Turk’s talk show featuring founder Cenk Uygur twice a week, giving viewers a chance to chat with the hosts and other viewers during the show.". Read More

Google just announced a massive overhaul of its business structure
/ August 11, 2015 9:10 am
Google just announced a massive overhaul of its business structure

Business Insider reports "In a press release sent out Monday afternoon, cofounder and CEO Larry Page renamed and reorganized the company. Google has been turned into a subsidiary of a bigger company called Alphabet.". Read More

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