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Vimeo CEO Says Content For New SVOD Service Aims To “Get Your Heart Rate Going”
Distribution 18th Jan 2017

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Vimeo is currently beefing up staff for the SVOD project and compiling a programming slate that will include original series as well licensed content. .’
Forbes Drops Its Second Annual List Of The World’s Wealthiest YouTube Creators
Social Media 8th Dec 2016

social media, YouTube, Felix Kjellberg, PewDiePie

It likely comes as no surprise that Felix Kjellberg — aka PewDiePie has topped the list for the second year in a row. In 2016, Forbes estimates Kjellberg’s earnings at a staggering $15 million — up 20% from his $12 million intake last year.
Top 100 Most Viewed YouTube Gaming Channels Worldwide • October 2016
Social Media 25th Nov 2016

social media, YouTube, gaming channels

It’s time for another monthly installment of Tubefilter's Top 100 Most Viewed YouTube Gaming Channels Chart and for the first time in a very long time (if ever) a US channel is on top.
YouTube Launches VR App With Content From Meredith Foster, Rooster Teeth, Huffington Post
Social Media 15th Nov 2016

social media, YouTube, VR, virtual reality

YouTube has officially launched a standalone virtual reality app, which will turn every video on the platform into an immersive one.
Top Stars On Musical.ly’s Live Streaming App Live.ly Reportedy Making $23,000 Per Week
Social Media 4th Nov 2016

social media, Live.ly

In case you haven’t heard, live streaming apps like Musical.ly are the future, and the young stars who are leading the charge are making some serious bank in the process.
Kickstarter’s New Feature Lets Its Users Live Stream Their Campaigns
Finance & Funding 3rd Nov 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, film financing, film funding, Livestreaming, Kickstarter

Crowdfunding projects looking to push further contributions can now make use of an exciting new tool. Kickstarter has announced Kickstarter Live, a live streaming option for its creative community.
YouTube’s Content ID Update Enabling Creators To Profit From Disputed Videos Is Now Live
Social Media 3rd Nov 2016

social media, YouTube, YouTube Content ID

In April, YouTube announced a long-awaited change to its Content ID policy, whereby videos under copyright dispute would still be able to rack up ad revenues. Today, that feature is live for all creators.
Mobile Video Viewership Has Doubled In Africa Year-Over-Year, Driven By YouTube (Study)
Film & Television 28th Oct 2016

social media, YouTube

Canada-based broadband company Sandvine study that takes a look at the growth of online video in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. the company found that video viewership on mobile networks has more than doubled in Africa over the past year, from 8.6% of all internet usage to 18.1% today.
Live Streaming App Live.me Has Now Processed $1 Million In Payouts To Creators
Social Media 28th Oct 2016

social media, Live.me

Live.me claims to be the “highest grossing live streaming app ever. Now we can put a dollar figure on that gross. The mobile streaming platform says it has now processed more than $1 million in payouts to creators through its virtual “gift” system.
Insights: Gone Hollywood – Studios Join The YouTube Movie Circuit
Social Media 14th Oct 2016

social media, YouTube, Hollywood

Traditional Hollywood has finally joined, to borrow influencer Michelle Glavan’s phrase, “the YouTube movie circuit.”