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YouTube's Purge Of Inappropriate Content Aimed At Kids Spans Tens Of Billions Of Views - Tubefilter

Last Friday, we reported on the termination of <b>Toy Freaks</b>, a channel with more than 8.5 million subscribers that had been under fire for posting …

Viral Videos

How Facebook's plan to attack TV is taking shape

• <b>Watch, Facebook's three-month-old hub for original shows, has yet to produce any commercial hits.</b>• <b><br>The Facebook-funded shows that have been renewed for second seasons all share the same trend of initial spikes in viewership followed by steep declines.</b>• <b><br>Facebook is judging the success of shows largely</b> …

Facebook

The Top Facebook Video Publishers: July 2016 Most-Popular

UNILAD, The Lad Bible, BuzzFeed Tasty, NowThisNews and Tastemade, were some of the most-watched publishers on Facebook for video content in July …

Digital Media

Fans are worried the internet’s biggest daily show is getting too big – VICE News

“Good Mythical Morning” is the most popular daily show on YouTube, and it’s getting even bigger.<p>With over 12 million subscribers, and 3.7 billion total views, the show’s hosts Rhett McLaughlin and Link Neal are an integral part of their fans’ weekday mornings. And thanks to YouTube funding, the …

The Daily Show

Streaming TV needs to get better if it wants to attract more sports fans

Although cable and satellite TV continue to shed subscribers, not everyone’s thrilled with the idea of streaming live sports instead. A survey by Phenix and research firm YouGov found that <b>sports viewers anticipate all sorts of problems with live streams:</b><p>72% expect the stream to lag behind …

Televisions

Tencent is Asia's first $500 billion company

Chinese Internet giant Tencent today became the first Asian company ever to be valued above $500 billion, after its shares rose 4.1% in trading on …

Alibaba Group

How to Define Purchase Intent in the Data Age

There's no question that today's marketers will be left behind if they're not using data in their digital advertising campaigns. The entire industry …

Advertising

Three influencers that are Expanding Past Their Online Popularity

From in front of the computer to in front of the world, these three influencers are using their homegrown fame to expand their career past the …

Barack Obama

95% of UK CMOs review digital strategy in light of brand safety concerns

The vast majority (95%) of chief marketing officers (CMOs) at some of the UK's biggest brands have overhauled their digital marketing strategy in the …

Advertising

Nearly Two-Thirds Of U.S. Homes Have Devices That Can Stream To TVs

Nearly two-thirds -- 58.7% -- of U.S. TV households now have at least one device in their homes capable of streaming video to their TV sets, …

Smart TV

How Amazon could create a nightmare future for filmmaking

The basic pieces exist already<p>Earlier this week, Amazon Studios revealed it was planning a prequel series to <i>Lord of the Rings,</i> a timid choice that passed over fresh fantasy literature in favor of a well-established and ever-expanding franchise. My colleague Andrew Liptak put forward an excellent …

Creative Commons

Digital media meltdown: Troubling outlooks for BuzzFeed, Mashable, Oath, and Vice

Today is a day that ends in Y, so it must be a hard day to be in digital media. In the last few hours, we saw four jarring reminders that the business model most media companies are currently relying on isn’t cutting it.<p>Here’s a rundown of what happened:<p>As I wrote about earlier today, <b>Oath is</b> …

Digital Media

R/GA Connected by Design

R/GA is a full service digital agency creating products, services and communications to help grow our client's businesses in the connected age.

Design

Roku’s Rosenberg on Why Brands are Turning to OTT

Roku is working with a majority of national advertisers in every vertical, all the big agency holding companies, and is active across every ad …

Roku

YouTube Finally has Credible Competition

By: nScreenMedia’s Lloyd DixonMany people assumed that Google would remain unchallenged in the AVOD space. However, Facebook and Amazon are now …

Advertising

What Brad Jakeman Learned From the 'Gut-Wrenching' Backlash to Pepsi's Jenner Ad

The harsh response to Pepsi's Kendall Jenner ad was "was the most gut-wrenching experience of my career," Brad Jakeman, the outgoing president of …

Advertising

YouTube Terminates Controversial Kids Channel With Over 8.5 Million Subscribers

It looks like YouTube is beginning to make good on its promise to clean up the children’s section of its platform. It has terminated several channels …

New Media

IGN, PCMag, AskMen Owner Acquires Mashable For $50 Million - Tubefilter

<b>Mashable</b> has found a buyer. Months after a <i>Wall Street Journal</i> report indicated that the social media-focused publication was looking for an all-out …

Viral Videos

Facebook Launches Creator-Focused App With Content Production And Analytics Tools - Tubefilter

<b>Facebook</b> has taken another massive step today in courting digital creators with the launch of a standalone mobile app to help users manage their …

Facebook

It's been a tough day for digital media startups

Both BuzzFeed and Vice Media will miss their 2017 revenue projections, according to The Wall Street Journal. The paper also reports that Ziff Davis …

Digital Media

Weekly Top 10 Global Sponsored Videos

website<p>The Weekly Top 10 Global Sponsored Videos Across Facebook and YouTube for week of Sept 18th. Powered by Tubular …

Top 10

Facebook will livestream 47 college basketball games as its live sports efforts grow

Facebook is streaming live college basketball games this season as it tries to impress users with high-end video in its new Watch tab.<p>The games …

College Basketball

US pay-TV loses half a million subscribers in Q3

A Leichtman Research Group study has found that the largest pay-TV providers in the US, representing about 95% of the market, lost about 405,000 net …

Televisions

Is this addictive trivia app the future of TV?

HQ Trivia, an app that broadcasts a gameshow that anyone can participate in 12 times a week, has gone viral.<p>At 9 p.m. last Sunday night, nearly …

Philip K. Dick

Quiz apps are the latest mobile craze

Once known as "Facebook's youngest employee," 21-year-old Michael Sayman, who recently joined rival Google, yesterday released a new mobile trivia …

Mobile

Nearly 70 Million U.S. Households Now Have a Connected-TV Streaming Device

U.S. adults are consuming more media but less live TV each day than ever, while the number of households with a connected-TV device has skyrocketed …

Televisions

The 5 Kinds of YouTube Videos That Drive Shopping Behavior

Where does holiday shopping take place? Certainly at the mall. And undoubtedly on any number of ecommerce sites. But also on YouTube.<p>It turns out …

eCommerce

Time Inc. Launches its First SVOD Service: Sports Illustrated TV - VideoInk

Time Inc. is on a mission to make a presence in the digital industry, and its next step to do so is with a streaming service built around its iconic …

Time Inc.

Jimmy Kimmel on What Makes Integrations Great and Why He Hoped ABC Would Cancel His Show

In this week’s cover story, Jimmy Kimmel had a lot to say about battling politicians, his unexpectedly tumultuous year and his future in late night. …

Jimmy Kimmel