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April 30, 2018

Online Video News

Twitter Now Makes Over Half its Revenue From Video Ads: Q1 Report

The short message platform has turned into a video powerhouse, generating revenue from video ads both in the U.S. and abroad.

Streamed Viewing Hours Up 174% in North America in Q1: Conviva

Android devices and app-based viewing saw big surges last quarter, as viewers embrace the "appification" of TV.

Dailymotion Updates Video Player for Publishers' Needs: Exclusive

In an effort to boost engagement and provide more customization, Dailymotion adds a variety of viewer and publisher enhancements to its video player.

Featured Articles

How to Automate Video Creation for Social Media

Learn how to use Wibbitz, an automated video creation platform that lets anyone in an organization create videos quickly and easily for any number of social platforms and websites—no editing experience required.

How to Publish to Multiple Social Platforms Simultaneously Using Adobe Media Encoder

This tutorial demonstrates how to publish a single video to multiple social media and other websites from Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe Media Encoder.

Spotlights

NAB 2018: Harmonic Talks SaaS-Based UHD/HDR Live Sports Streaming

Streaming Media's Anthony Burokas interviews Harmonic Director, Market Development Jean Macher in the Harmonic booth at NAB 2018.

NAB 2018: VDMS Talks End-to-End Live Event Managed Services

Streaming Media's Anthony Burokas interviews Verizon Digital Media Services CMO Mary Kay Evans in the Verizon booth an NAB 2018.

NAB 2018: Akamai Talks OTT, Hacking, and DDoS Protection

Streaming Media's Anthony Burokas interviews Akamai Director, Industry Marketing Shane Keats in the Akamai booth at NAB 2018.

NAB 2018: Lightcast Talks Cloud Media Management and Delivery

Streaming Media's Anthony Burokas interviews Lightcast's Andreas Kisslinger in the Lightcast's booth at NAB 2018.

NAB 2018: Magewell Talks UltraStream Standalone Encoders

Streaming Media's Anthony Burokas interviews Magewell's Mike Nann in the Magewell booth at NAB 2018.

NAB 2018: Zype Talks Social Media Multicasting

Streaming Media's Anthony Burokas interviews Zype's Ed Laczynski at NAB 2018.

NAB 2018: Tulix Talks Quality Live Streaming at Optimal Cost

Streaming Media's Anthony Burokas interviews Tulix's George Bokuchava at NAB 2018.

Short Cuts

Video: Does Cost-Optimization Outweigh Performance When Choosing a CDN Strategy?

Streamroot's Gautier Demonde, CBS Interactive's Zac Shenker, and Televisa's Rodrigo Violante discuss the factors large publishers prioritize when developing a content delivery strategy.

Video: How Can CDNs Become More Efficient As Scale Increases?

Ryan Korte describes "what keeps CDNs up at night": the challenges of maintaining efficiency as networks grow.

The Industry

Popular Skinny Bundles Still Aren't Catering to Cord Cutters

Skinny bundles have made a lot of improvements in a short time, but until they can detail exactly what live sports they carry they aren't replacements for pay TV.

Industry News

Stage, the First Streaming Network Devoted to the World of Theatre, to Launch Summer 2018

Stage, the world’s first streaming network for premium content devoted to the world of theatre, will be coming to the digital screen in 2018.

Sports Illustrated TV (SI TV) Launches Direct-to-Consumer Service Expanding Subscription Video-on-Demand Distribution

SI TV Rapidly Widening Distribution Options for Consumers On the Heels of Launching its First Linear Distribution on fuboTV

Hybrik Announces Support for NAGRA NexGuard Forensic Watermarking

Allows identification and tracking of high-value media assets