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LADbible acquires Unilad

Unilad – owned by Bentley Harrington which went into administration earlier this month – has been bought by rival LADbible. The two companies thrive on the social media scene by…

Analysis: Netflix & Amazon views increasing, Facebook declining

Analysis: Netflix & Amazon views increasing, Facebook declining

Ampere Analysis has released market date pertaining to the online video market. The data reveals that Netflix has extended its lead over Facebook as the second most popular service. Additionally…

Mobile ad-spend growth to slow

Mobile ad-spend growth to slow

The strong growth in mobile advertising expenditure enjoyed by mobile publishers is set to slow significantly over the next five-years according to a report from Strategy Analytics. After growing over…

Snapchat new TV shows

Snapchat has introduced a new format for its original video programming. Snap Originals are TV shows developed exclusively for the app, with new 5-minute episodes released each day. All the…

Discovery forms Digital Studios Group; promotes Neil

Discovery has announced the formation of the Digital Studios Group, a newly expanded hub for digital and social video content creation to support the company’s growing global websites, social, TVE…

CCS Insight predicts Netflix cinemas; standard unlimited data

CCS Insight predicts Netflix cinemas; standard unlimited data

Global analyst firm CCS Insight has revealed its predictions for 2019 and beyond. This year, the list of 100 predictions focuses on CCS Insight’s vision for artificial intelligence, the Internet…

Facebook expands video ad options

Facebook is offering companies who advertise on its social media platform more selective video choices, addressing some of the concerns brands – and competitors – have expressed. Facebook, in a…

Amazon streams NFL on Twitch

In its second season streaming NFL in the US, Amazon is making it free to watch the games on Twitch – the online video site best known for video game…

eMarketer lowers UK Snapchat ad forecast

eMarketer lowers UK Snapchat ad forecast

eMarketer has significantly lowered its projections for Snapchat’s UK ad revenues for 2018 and beyond, as an increasingly automated buying system brings down prices. This year, Snap will generate £68.4…

Instagram founders leaving firm

The co-founders of social media sharing app Instagram are both leaving the firm. Kevin Systrom, CEO, confirmed that he and fellow CEO Mike Krieger were departing to “explore our curiosity…

Joshua vs. Povetkin piracy warnings

Joshua vs. Povetkin piracy warnings

Ahead of the Anthony Joshua vs. Alexander Povetkin World Heavyweight title fight this weekend, a number of industry executives have warned about the pitfalls of pirating the fight – especially…

Ofcom calls for social media regulation

Ofcom, the media watchdog, has joined calls for independent internet regulation, following research warning that 21 per cent of Brits have been harmed by web content. The regulator’s chief executive,…

Facebook Watch orders Troy the Magician series

Facebook Watch orders Troy the Magician series

Facebook Watch, the social media giant’s digital video platform, has ordered a Troy the Magician series from UK production house Zig Zag Productions. The series will offer a collection of…

Erstream releases DAI and Social Clipper platform DAION

Global CDN and streaming solutions company Erstream has released its Dynamic Ad Insertion and Social Clipper platform ‘DAION’, and has also started its latest project in partnership with Jordan Media…

WWE Mixed Match Challenge returns to Facebook

WWE Mixed Match Challenge returns to Facebook

Facebook and WWE have announced that the in-ring series, Mixed Match Challenge, will return for season 2, streaming live exclusively on Facebook Watch on Tuesday nights from September 18th. The…