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For many consumers, the mobile phone has gone from last resort to first choice for viewing streaming video, and with the rollout of 5G networks, cellular video delivery is growing. Explore the latest news, trends, and analysis on mobile video here.

Searching for Answers: Where Did All the Video Podcasts Go?

It's been a long time since Diggnation and Best Week Ever, but podcasting used to have a lot of video available. Why did audio take over the medium?

Why Publishers Chase the Teen Video Market and Lose Every Time

The biggest online publishers have created video platforms for tweens and teens, then watched them fold one-by-one. Here's what they still don't get.

Hey, European Mobile Operators: What About Streaming Video?

Barcelona's Mobile World Congress is full of hype about 5G and VR, but doesn't care about video. Why the blind spot over small-screen viewing?

Active Shooters: When a Closer Look Gets Far Too Close

Snapchat videos expire after 24 hours, but the images they show can remain burned into viewers' memories for far longer.

How Much of a Role Will Mobile Phones Play in the Future of TV?

While older viewers prefer streaming to a living room television, Millennial and Gen Z viewers agree: The small screen is big! Now where's the 4K?

The Many Generation Z Video Services Are Due for a Shakeup

There's a lot of original online video being created for young viewers. It's hard for the players to stand apart when they all look the same.

What the Kids Are Watching: The World of Tween Live Streaming

Personality-driven live streaming apps have become a huge trend for tweens and teens, but people over 30 don't know anything about them.

Mobile Phone Hang-Ups: Viewers Wary of Using Up Their Data

People would stream a lot more video to mobile devices if not for restrictive data caps. But thanks to Netflix and Amazon, things are starting to change.