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YouTube blocks ads on channels under 10K views

YouTube is pulling ads on channels with under 10,000 views, sot it can “determine the validity” of a channel before it is monetised. YouTube said that by upping the threshold…

Google to overhaul ad policies

Google has has vowed to overhaul its advertising policies in response to a growing boycott of the company’s platforms – most noticably YouTube – from various brands and advertisers. Last…

Survey: ‘Content anytime’ now a habit

End-to-end OTT TV solutions provider SPB TV’s survey of a sample of 50,000 respondents out of its 60 million-user base digs looking for insights that elucidate viewer preferences highlight a…

Comcast to launch YouTube on Xfinity X1

Comcast and Google have announced a deal that will see the YouTube app launch on Xfinity X1 across the US later this year.  X1 customers will be able to access…

YouTube to axe long, unskippable ads

YouTube to axe long, unskippable ads

YouTube is to set scrap “unskippable” 30-second advertisements on its video service. The Google-owned site has confirmed plans to instead focus on “formats that work well for both users and…

Vimeo launches review tools

Vimeo has announced the launch of all-new video review tools, which allow Vimeo PRO and Business members to seamlessly share, collect feedback and collaborate on video projects. With these new…

Adult content “hidden” on YouTube

Adult videos and pirate content are secretly being hidden on YouTube.  According to a report by TorrentFreak, pirates are using the site’s video hosting services to host the videos. YouTube…

Forscene launches UGC tool

Broadcasters and programme-makers can now incorporate user generated content into their edits and on social media with a new software development kit available on the Forscene cloud video platform. Dubbed…

YouTube goes 4K

Online video portal YouTube has added support for 4K streaming. The first major 4K video stream will be live coverage of The Game Awards on December 1st. In a company…

A third of kids watch mobile video daily

Futuresource has published findings from the 6th wave of Kids Tech, its consumer research programme specifically focused on children aged 3 through to 16 across the US, UK, Germany and…