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Video: SAY Media to Bring Brands and Content Creators Together in Unique Ecosystem

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.06.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Videoegg's recently acquired blog company Six Apart, forming a new company called SAY Media.

Video: TV Shows Getting Social Buzz from RealTime Endorsement Engine Ad.ly

Daisy Whitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Daisy Whitney

Real time data is one of the hottest new areas in the online ad business because brands and marketers want to know how to harness real-time informatio...

Video: TED's Chris Anderson Seeks to Fix "Broken" Online Video Advertising

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.06.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

Chris Anderson, who leads TED, the New York-based, non-profit global conference/online video business, says that advertising is "broken" and he wants to help fix it by cultivating creativity on Madison Avenue.

Video: Dailymotion Now Part of AOL's New Online Video Syndication Play with 5MIN Purchase

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.06.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

NEW YORK -- With last month's acquisition of online video syndictor 5MIN by AOL, sites publishing of 5MIN videos, including the giant video sharing s...

VIDEO: Breaking: Captions for Web Video Becomes Law Today with President's Signature

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.06.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

With President Obama signature this afternoon, online video content creators will be among those required to provide closed captioning, as part of the...

Video: Megan McCarthy: "The Cyborg of News, the Borg Queen of the Blogosphere"

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.06.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

We caught up with Megan McCarthy yesterday for lunch in Manhattan. While we dined on hanger steak and cobb salad, her site's powerful algorithm was busy scouring the Web and indexing stories.

Video: News Video on Twitter to Expand as Brightcove Completes Implementation

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.06.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

NEW YORK -- With last month's launch of the new Twitter Web page, selected beta users have been able to embed videos from YouTube and Vimeo. Now, Br...

Video: SAY Media's Matt Sanchez On Opportunities Ahead for TypePad Bloggers

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.06.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Last month, VideoEgg, the online video ad network announced it was buying SixApart, the big blog platform company which operates Movable Type and Type...

Video: Daisy Says: Brands Need to Optimize Mobile Web Sites Fast

Daisy Whitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Daisy Whitney

Consumers are increasingly searching for brands and businesses using their mobile phones. Google has said about 20 percent of searches on Google.com a...

Video: Google TV Adoption Will be Challenged by Lack of Carrier Support, Analyst

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.06.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

While Google's Android OS has been has been a huge hit for handsets, thanks in part to subsidization in the U.S. by Verizon Wireless, there will be no...

Video: Dailymotion Boosts Content Discovery with New "Hubs"

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.06.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

PARIS -- Dailymotion, the big global video sharing site, has been developing tools for content discovery including "hubs," areas of content around the...

Video: Google: "Currency" of Online Video Advertising Will Shift to "Cost Per View" as YouTube Readies "TrueViews"

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.06.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

NEW YORK -- The "currency" of online advertisnig will shift from the current CPM model of cost per impression, to a "cost-per-view" model in which adv...

Video: Google Will Make Rich Display Ads "Prolific," a $50 Billion Business by 2015

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.06.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Barry Salzman, Google's Managing Director of Media and Platforms in the Americas, predicts that that rich media like video display advertising will create a $50 billion market by 2015.

Video: Paris Dispatch: VivaKi Launches Global Initiative for Branded Content

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.06.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

PARIS -- VivaKi, the digital and media arm of the giant Publicis Groupe, has formed a division committed to creating original branded campaigns. The ...

Video: BoingBoing's David Pescovitz on the Future of Media

Daisy Whitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Daisy Whitney

Media is changing so we might as well get good at it. That's what David Pescovitz, founder of Boing Boing and a thought leader at the Institute for th...

Video: Dailymotion Hits 70 Million Monthly Uniques with 57 Percent Jump in North America: Launches in Australia, Next Morocco

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.06.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

PARIS -- Dailymotion, the Paris-based online video site, has registered a 21 percent rise in unique visitors around the globe to reach 70 million, acc...

Video: Interactive Video Ad Firm Innovid Raises $4 Million from Deutsche Telekom

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.06.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Innovid, a New York-based provider of interactive pre-roll technology for publishers and marketers, has raised a new venture round of $4 million from ...

Video: New York Times Integration with International Herald Tribune Attracts Big Global Online Audience

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.06.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

PARIS -- Last year, the Web sites of The New York Times and the Times-owned International Herald Tribune were combined to become the Global Edition of...

Video: Reason for Hype Around HyperLocal: Local Ad Dollars are Growing Fast, Daisy Reports

Daisy Whitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Daisy Whitney

With AOL's hyperlocal digital network Patch.com on track to reach 500 towns by year end, the business of online local news is growing fast. AOL is no...

Google as a "TV Guide" -- Powering Consumption of Television Programming Through Search, Display and Program Streaming

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.06.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Google is playing an increasing important role as a paid media platform for entertainment companies seeking bigger viewerships and cable subscriptions...

Video: Justin.tv Claims Big Breakthrough with Live Streaming from Anroid Device, iPhone Streaming "Coming in Weeks"

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.06.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Justin.tv, the big consumer site for live streaming, has just launched an Android app for creating live streaming. According to Evan Solomon, VP of ...

Taboola Pioneers "Text to Video" for Bloomberg, CNN and Revision3

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.06.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

Taboola, the video recommendation engine which is used by publishers to provide "related" or "recommended" videos at the end of clips, has introduced ...

Glittery Web Video Festival in October in New York: Keep an Eye Out for Barry Diller

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Andy Plesser

Vimeo, the fast-growing IAC unit, is throwing a two-day online video festival and awards program to celebrate the community of video creators. The ...

Video: Video Blogger Larry Kless Gets to the Root of Beet.TV

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Andy Plesser

Earlier this year at the Streaming Media East Conference, I was interviewed by videoblogger/online video evangelist Larry Kless. I spoke about the or...

Video: IAC's Vimeo Video Sharing Site Now Live on Roku Box

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.06.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Vimeo, the online video site, a unit of IAC, will now provide video distribution to the television set via Roku, the companies announced today. This ...