Post Tagged with: "YouTube"

Facebook has a ‘view’ problem, which is good news for YouTube
/ August 5, 2015 10:31 am
Facebook has a ‘view’ problem, which is good news for YouTube

Digiday reports "Facebook might be generating buzz among video creators and advertisers for its growing video numbers — 4 billion views per day — but YouTube has the platform where it is still safe to assume people are actually watching the content. And as the two companies battle for Web video supremacy, YouTube’s “watch time” metric might be the key differentiator as it tries to fend off its newest and biggest rival.". Read More

YouTube CEO Unveils Mobile App Redesign at Vidcon
/ July 27, 2015 6:13 pm
YouTube CEO Unveils Mobile App Redesign at Vidcon

Variety reports "YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki unveiled a redesigned mobile app for the platform in her keynote address Thursday at the Vidcon conference in Anaheim, Calif. The new and improved app is already available on Android-powered devices, with iOs coming soon. The redesign simplifes the user interface, with three key tabs at the top of the screen facilitating easier access to the content users want to access most.". Read More

Facebook gears up to fight YouTube with new video publisher tools
/ July 22, 2015 5:43 pm
Facebook gears up to fight YouTube with new video publisher tools

The Verge reports "Facebook has introduced new tools that will give its publishers even more customization options when distributing their videos, in their effort to grow into a serious competitor for YouTube and make their website a one-stop shop for all types of content.". Read More

YouTube Rock Stars Boyce Avenue Sign with Collective Digital Studio
/ July 22, 2015 5:41 pm
YouTube Rock Stars Boyce Avenue Sign with Collective Digital Studio

Variety reports "Boyce Avenue, a pop-rock band that lays claim to being the biggest indie band on YouTube, has signed with digital entertainment company Collective Digital Studio to be part of CDS’ multichannel network.". Read More

Casey Patterson Exits Viacom, Launches Production Company
/ July 22, 2015 5:35 pm
Casey Patterson Exits Viacom, Launches Production Company

Deadline Hollywood reports "Longtime Viacom Entertainment exec Casey Patterson has left its executive suite and formed Casey Patterson Entertainment. The company launches with a multi-year deal with Viacom Music and Entertainment Group to develop and produce live music, variety and comedy programming, as well as talent driven series and specials for broadcast and cable networks, subscription and streaming services.". Read More

MTV’s Susanne Daniels to Run Originals at YouTube
/ July 22, 2015 5:24 pm
MTV’s Susanne Daniels to Run Originals at YouTube

The Hollywood Reporter reports "She will report directly to YouTube head of content Robert Kyncl and will oversee the originals team run by Alex Carloss. In her new role, Daniels, who spent three years at MTV after stints at Lifetime and WB, will manage YouTube's small but growing pipeline of original projects, overseeing development and production.". Read More

Ovation to Launch YouTube Artist Projects on Air
/ July 21, 2015 5:56 pm
Ovation to Launch YouTube Artist Projects on Air

Multichannel News reports "Two popular YouTube creators will star in specials to air on Ovation TV as part of the network’s Ovation Digital Arts initiative, said network officials.". Read More

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