Video

Facebook to launch video app for TV

Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook has confirmed it will launch a video app for TV, as part of a raft of new updates designed to improve the video experience on… Read more

VR device shipments to reach 110m by 2021

An attendee tries out a VR headset at CES 2017

VR device shipments will reach a total of 110 million by 2021, with the industry to benefit from a “swath of new and compelling content… Read more

Twitter to make it easier to find video content

Jack Dorsey

Twitter is focusing on connecting its users faster with “their interests and topics they care about” as part of its broader push into video. Speaking… Read more

Video to account for three quarters of mobile traffic by 2021

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Mobile video will represent 78% of the world’s mobile data traffic by 2021, up from 60% of total mobile data traffic in 2016, according to… Read more

GoPro reports 35% lift in YouTube uploads

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Camera maker GoPro claims that video uploads to YouTube, with ‘GoPro’ in the title description or as a keyword, were up 35% year-on-year in 2016.… Read more

Amazon to maintain high investment in Originals

Amazon auto show, The Grand Tour

Amazon’s increased spend on original content will “continue in 2017 and likely beyond”, as it continues to build engagement through its video strategy. Speaking on… Read more

Hopster: ‘once in a generation’ opportunity in kids market

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New entrants to the kids market face a ‘once in a generation’ opportunity to ‘become global leaders’ as digital distribution consolidates around key apps and… Read more

Facebook: non-professional content driving interest in live video

Andrew Bosworth

Live video is becoming a “major part” of Facebook video feeds, with much of the traffic driven by non-professional content, in part as a reaction… Read more

PwC: the future of video is mobile first

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The future of video is mobile-first, with 70% of 18-24 year-olds now claiming that their phone is the primary place that they view video content,… Read more

Report: Facebook in talks to licence its own video content

Ricky Van Veen

Facebook has reportedly started talks with TV studios and video producers about licensing shows, in a bid to bolster its video efforts. According to tech… Read more

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