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Report: Kids shunning YouTube for more interactive media

Report: Kids shunning YouTube for more interactive media

Market research firm Kids Insights, who conduct regular surveys into the attitudes and preferences of children and tweens, has published its latest trend predictions for the next 12 months. The…

Young Swedes primarily choose Netflix and Youtube

Nearly 45 per cent of Swedes (aged 15-74) watch online video during an average day, a high figure compared to other markets, according to analysis and consultancy firm Mediavision. Among…

Facebook video app for Samsung Smart TVs

Samsung Electronics has confirmed that the new Facebook video app for TV is available on Samsung Smart TVs, including its 2017 QLED TV lineup and the app will be available…

Australia: Online copyright infringement rates decrease

Australia: Online copyright infringement rates decrease

Australia’s Department of Communications and the Arts has released the results of the 2016 online copyright infringement survey, which show an overall decrease in the level of infringement in the…

Facebook: Increasing focus on video

Social media site Facebook surprised market analysts with above expected results “on all fronts” for Q3 according to investment bank Exane/BNP-Paribas. However, Facebook’s management, in an analysts call on November…

Newstag plans crowd-curated newsreel service

Video news service Newstag is to launch a business-to-business news service designed to offer online publishers and telcos bespoke, broadcast-quality ready-to-air news programmes. ‘Newsreel’ will provide tailored news bulletins using…

Facebook adds TV video streaming

Facebook is rolling out the ability for users to stream videos from Facebook to their TV, allowing them to enjoy their favourite videos on a larger screen through devices such…

Facebook: ‘All video in 5 Years’

Facebook: ‘All video in 5 Years’

Facebook could be all video and mobile in five years, according to Nicola Mendelsohn, vice president for Facebook in Europe Asked at Fortune‘s Most Powerful Women International Summit in London…

Facebook broadens Live Video availability

Facebook broadens Live Video availability

Facebook is making its Live Video functionality, which started testing in December 2015, available to everyone in the US via iPhone, with plans to start rolling this out to the…

Belgium: Telenet extends Premier League rights

Belgium: Telenet extends Premier League rights

Belgian cable operator Telenet has extended its long-running deal for English Premier League football rights by another three years. Telenet broadcasts Premier League games via its Play Sports package, and…

Scottish league Cup BT TV deal

Scottish league Cup BT TV deal

The SPFL has announced a new format for the Scottish League Cup, including competitive group football in July, a ground-breaking bonus point system, a new broadcast partner bringing more live…

Facebook introduces Live Video

Facebook introduces Live Video

Facebook has commenced testing the ability for people to share live video on Facebook, starting with a small percentage of people in the US on iPhones. “Live lets you show…

Turner Laing: ‘Collaboration the new world order’

Turner Laing: ‘Collaboration the new world order’

Seasoned TV executive Sophie Turner Laing has declared a ‘Golden Age’ of television, suggesting that technology, rather than threatening the content industry, is enabling more to be seen by more…

‘Dancing baby’ wins copyright case

A federal appeals court in San Francisco has affirmed that copyright holders must consider whether a use of material is fair before sending a takedown notice. The ruling came in…

Analyst: MCNs attractive to traditional media groups

Research by Ampere Analysis into Multi-Channel Networks (MCNs) has found that the business model of MCNs is a good fit for many traditional media companies, which understand advertising business models.…

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