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Online Video News

68% of Marketers to Increase Digital Video Spending, Says Report

A recent report says marketers plan to increase their digital ad spend significantly, and one of the big winners in that area is digital video.

Amazon Brings Unlimited Kids' Video, Book, Game Service to Canada

Amazon is bringing its subscription offering for 3- to 12-year-olds that combines video, books, and games, to Canada.

Group Nine Acquiring Popsugar, Adding Scale and a New Demographic

Group Nine announced it will acquire Popsugar, which will help it grow reach for advertisers and tap into a new, largely female audience.

Facebook Will Pay $40M Fine for Overstating Video Ad Metrics

At the heart of the suit is Facebook's previous method of calculating watch time, which did not include all views and reported dramatically inflated numbers.

Vice Media Acquiring Women-Focused Refinery29 for $400M

Two leading online publishers are combining, with Vice Media announcing it has acquired Refinery29 in a reported mix of stocks and cash.

Half of Video Ads Now Streamed to Connected TVs: Extreme Reach

The industry has reached an important milestone: 50% of all video ad impressions are now served to connected TVs.

U.S. Households With 2 or More OTT Services Rises to 46%: Parks

One streaming service isn't enough for nearly half of broadband-enabled households, as niche services fill a void in their entertainment lineup.

TiVo Eyes Cord-Cutters With Hardware and Streaming Service

The company announced set-top boxes and an ad-supported streaming service today, and both show it paying attention to the growing number of cord-cutters.

Android Phones Are Gaining in Popularity for Video: Brightcove

Ease of use gave Apple iOS devices an early lead in online video viewing, but "times have changed" notes a Brightcove report.

Vidyard Introduces Free Plan for Limited Business Hosting

Business video platform Vidyard introduces no- and low-cost Free and Pro plans, designed to ease businesses into online video without a large financial commitment.

Vimeo Creates a Job Marketplace to Help Companies Tap Top Talent

Rather than relying on word-of-mouth, Vimeo members have a new way of finding paying gigs. Best of all, Vimeo doesn't want a cut.

YouTube Announces AI-Driven Video Reach Campaigns at Advertising Week

Advertising Week starts today in New York City, and YouTube has a message for all those attending: Let artificial intelligence make your job simpler.

Roku Devices Get Smaller, Faster to Battle the Competition

An upgrade to the Roku OS will offer curated selections for popular searches, the ability to search by movie quote, and a sleep timer for Roku TVs.

Facebook Announces Portal TV, Video Calling Device for the Home

Video calling comes to the biggest screen in the house with the introduction of Portal TV. But is this something consumers have been asking for?

Adobe's Marketo Engage Gains Video Through Vidyard Partnership

Adobe and Vidyard announced a partnership that will bring video support to Marketo Engage, Adobe's lead management tool for B2B marketers.

NBCU Peacock Mixes Comforting Reruns and High-Profile Originals

Fans can tune in new versions of Battlestar Galactica, Saved By the Bell, and Punky Brewster, or watch familiar hits including The Office and Parks and Recreation.

NFL and Facebook Renew Two-Year Video Highlights Agreement

Football fans will be able to view highlights from all regular season and post-season games, plus access original video . For live game streaming, however, they'll need to head to Amazon.

Sony Intros the PXW-FX9 Camera for Control and Creativity

Sony follows up its PXW-FS7 video camera with the PXW-FX9, a shoulder mounted model that blends cinema quality, auto functionality, and ease of use.

Adobe Premiere Gets Auto Reframe for Multi-Platform Video Output

At IBC, Adobe announced an AI-powered tool to speed the process of creating variously sized versions of videos for different platforms.

Harmonic, Google, and 3SS Partner on Next-Gen Sports Platform

The offering streams to broadcast and OTT, and keeps fans tuned in with picture-in-picture viewing, multi-views, and personalized mosaics.