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The Good, The Bad, And The Fake: The Rise Of YouTube’s Prank Video Genre
Social Media 18th Apr 2016
According to analytics firm Tubular Labs, overall prank videos ON YouTube accounted for 17.7 billion views in 2015.
YouTube: brands and South African YouTubers should cozy up
Social Media 4th Apr 2016
Teju Ajani, YouTube head of content partnerships for Sub–Saharan Africa, is adamant that YouTubers and brands belong together.
Instagram Quadruples Maximum Video Length To 60 Seconds Starting Today
Social Media 1st Apr 2016
This might serve as some welcome news to the hordes of creators freaking out about Instagram’s impending algorithm change: the company announced today that it is quadrupling maximum video lengths from 15 to 60 seconds.
Periscope celebrates first birthday, 200m broadcasts to date
Social Media 30th Mar 2016

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Periscope claims that over 200-million broadcasts have been made on its platform, and over 110 years of live video are watched every day on its iOS and Android apps.
Who is Generation Hashtag? And how can you unleash the Power of Fans?
Social Media 24th Mar 2016
Find out in this exclusive MIPTV-MIPCOM white paper by Bain & Company
3 YouTube Personalities Reveal the Secrets of Their Successes
Social Media 7th Mar 2016
YouTube has quickly become a medium through which content creators can achieve online fame and financial success.
YouTube Addresses Concerns About Its Video Claiming Policy, Promises Changes
Social Media 4th Mar 2016
YouTube’s video claiming policy has always had its flaws, but thanks to recent videos from prominent creators like The Nostalgia Critic and GradeAUnderA, the video site’s community is hungry for change.
Facebook Users Have Watched 1 Million Hours Of Virtual Reality Videos, Forms ‘Social VR’ Team
Social Media 25th Feb 2016
Facebook has announced the formation of a “Social VR team,” which will be exclusively tasked with determining ways in which future users might interact with one another using virtual reality.
Running a Kickstarter Campaign? Here's What You Should Think About Before — and After (PODCAST)
Social Media 8th Feb 2016
At the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, Ryan Koo talked with Kickstarter's Film Outreach Lead, Dan Schoenbrun. The conversation is full of advice for Kickstarter creators and covers the latest exciting news from Netflix