Facebook is trying to compete with the Netflixes and Amazon Primes of the world, and in order to build a strong library of original content, it appears to be ready to shell out quite a bit of money. According to a new report from the Wall Street Journal,
“Videobombing” involves inserting oneself into a video that is focusing on something else (this is my personal favorite example.) The act — a close cousin of photobombing — is the basis for a new app called VideoBomb,
The recent tug-of-war between YouTube, its ad partners, and its creative community remains a hot topic of conversation in online video circles, and creators and their associates have urged YouTube to offer solutions for sitewide drops in ad revenue.
Vidme, which provides a service that’s a cross between YouTube and Reddit — in that videos can be posted across various categories including gaming, animation, and movies — will now let users pay to subscribe to their favorite channels.
Last month, a significant number of creators within YouTube’s LGBT community complained that some of their videos were not appearing in Restricted Mode, the YouTube interface that screens out content that is violent, profane, sexually explicit, or otherwise intended for mature audience.