Parks: Two fifths of Americans visit video sites once a week


Some 39% of US broadband households visit a video sharing site like YouTube at least once a week, according to Parks Associates. The research firm… Read more

Netflix discusses ‘YouTube envy’ and faith programming

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Netflix bosses have told investors they have ‘YouTube envy’ and are looking to global shows to drive viewing numbers. They went on to say they… Read more

ComScore: mobile now the ‘go-to’ destination for video

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Mobile is now the ‘go-to’ destination for most video viewers, according to ComScore research. The firm’s analysis claims that in the UK, mobile now accounts… Read more

YouTube blocks ads on channels with under 10,000 views

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YouTube is pulling ads on channels with under 10,000 views, in a bid to “determine the validity” of a channel before it is monetised. Announcing… Read more

YouTube TV streaming service goes live


YouTube’s television streaming service, YouTube TV, has gone live in the biggest US metro areas, with more US American markets to be added soon. The… Read more

YouTube Go launches in India

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YouTube has launched a beta version its offline service, YouTube Go, in India after months of “testing and refinement”. YouTube said that the service is… Read more

YouTube expands community translation options


YouTube has expanded its community-contributed translation options, letting content makers crowd-source different language versions of video descriptions. “Today, we’re excited to announce that you can… Read more

ComScore: Netflix leads by US use and engagement

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Netflix has the highest household penetration and viewing time per month among the major OTT content services in the US, according to ComScore. The research… Read more

YouTube axes video annotations


YouTube has announced that content creators will no longer be able to add annotations to their videos as of May 2. In a blog post,… Read more

Social YouTube-viewing app Uptime goes live


A new Google-developed app for watching and sharing YouTube videos with friends, called Uptime, has gone live on the Apple App Store. The project was… Read more