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YouTube: “Trump ban not permanent”

YouTube: “Trump ban not permanent”

Susan Wojcicki, YouTube’s chief executive, has said the video-sharing platform may lift Donald Trump’s suspension, if the threat of “real-world violence” decreases. Wojcicki said the Google-owned company will look at…

Universal pulls music from Triller

Universal pulls music from Triller

Universal Music has removed all of its tracks from video sharing app Triller after alleging payments are being withheld to its artists. Triller, a TikTok rival, allows users to create…

Netgem: Xmas TV viewing up 27% from 2019

Netgem: Xmas TV viewing up 27% from 2019

In a Christmas period like no other, Netgem, the end-to-end TV service for the UK’s growing ‘Altnets’ and challenger ISPs, reveals the busiest ever Christmas season on record, with a…

YouTube suspends Trump channel

YouTube suspends Trump channel

YouTube is the latest social network to suspend US President Donald Trump, joining the likes of Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. The Google-owned video sharing service has prevented Trump’s account from…

EFL anti-piracy campaign

EFL anti-piracy campaign

The EFL, which administers the second, third and fourth tiers of professional football in England, alongside all 72 of its member Clubs, has launched a campaign aimed at discouraging the…

Is social video the future of retail marketing?

Is social video the future of retail marketing?

Superdrug, the UK’s second largest health and beauty retailer, has invested heavily in its digital strategy, moving many aspects of its marketing to digital channels during 2020. This has included…

Research: Lockdown Brits becoming more creative

Research: Lockdown Brits becoming more creative

Everyday creativity is on the rise as the UK is finding more time to pursue new hobbies with 55 per cent of people now more creative with their time than…

Ofcom publishes video-sharing platform guidance

Ofcom publishes video-sharing platform guidance

UK comms regulator Ofcom has published a guide to the new regulatory requirements for UK-based video-sharing platforms (VSPs) – online video service where users can upload and share videos. They…

Nielsen to measure YouTube CTV inventory

Nielsen has announced that YouTube’s streaming TV inventory will be measured in Digital Ad Ratings and Total Ad Ratings to help media buyers and sellers better understand and verify audiences…

Report: 46% UK take new SVoD sub in last 6 months

Report: 46% UK take new SVoD sub in last 6 months

Online video is more popular than ever with the average global viewer watching nearly eight hours (seven hours, 55 minutes) per week. With consumers homebound during the pandemic, 46 per…

VA Media enables rights holders to earn more on YouTube

VA Media, the APAC social video monetisation agency, has launched a new YouTube content ID service for producers, production companies and film & television distributors. VA Media owns and manages…

YouTube takes on TikTok with Shorts

YouTube takes on TikTok with Shorts

YouTube has unveiled YouTube Shorts – a new short-form video experience for creators and artists who want to shoot and share short videos on their mobile phones. Shorts will begin…

ECJ: ‘YouTube has no obligation to reveal pirate data’

ECJ: ‘YouTube has no obligation to reveal pirate data’

The European Union’s highest court has ruled that online platforms don’t have to disclose the personal data – email addresses, telephone numbers or IP addresses – of users who illegally…

Report: Social media, YouTube fuel Covid-19 conspiracies

Report: Social media, YouTube fuel Covid-19 conspiracies

Research from King’s College London and Ipsos Mori reveals that people who get their news from social media are more likely to believe in such coronavirus conspiracy theories. In an…

Inscape’s new audience panel

Smart TV data company Inscape is expanding its suite of data offerings through the creation of a National Representative Panel (NRP). The provider of automatic content recognition (ACR) data, which…

Report: 1 in 3 Indians watches online videos, usually in Hindi

Who are the new Indian online video viewers? According to Google, they’re 15-34 year-olds (73 per cent) who Google videos whenever they wish to learn something. The search giant revealed…

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