Let’s start off funny. The following are NOT the 5 steps to viral video results: Sit around drinking and talking about funny video ideas. List a bunch of successful viral videos and come up with knock-off ideas to copy them. Call every funny video idea “viral” before it’s even created and before someone has ever […]
Search engines catering to targeted niches are gaining in popularity. Most of them add a social interaction element, like sharing, embedding, and voting to keep their visitors longer on the site, and to “force” user profiling. It’s a smart approach to search, in an industry dominated by Google. As far as video search is concerned, […]
With the ever growing site traffic of of YouTube mobile site, it is not surprising that Google will take advantage of this to serve advertisements. In 2009, YouTube mobile’s site traffic increased by 160%. You can just imagine how good this site traffic will be in terms of potential for more ad clicks and brand […]
Here’s an interesting report speculating that Google might actually be planning to make YouTube as a hosted gaming site. Sometime in February 19, 2009 Google applied for a patent which carries the title – “Web-Based System for Generation of Interactive Games Based on Digital Videos.” The patent application which was published earlier this month states […]
It’s like saying, if Twitter, Facebook, Google and all the other sites can implement their own URL shorterner for sharing links why can’t YouTube have its own too? After all, YouTube videos are one of the most shared stuff on Facebook and Twitter. So, the YouTube folks joined the rage with its own YouTube URL […]
YouTube just released their Year End Top Video Report for 2009 and not surprisingly Susan Boyle’s audition video in Britain’s Got Talent show emerged as the most watched video on YouTube globally and Pitbull’s “I Know You Want Me” tops the the music video category. But aside from these two, YouTube also published their 2009′s […]
Microsoft is rolling out the new Bing Videos site aimed at bringing a new unified online video destination. The new Bing Video site combines Bing’s video search engine and MSN video site.
Latest data from comScore’s Video Metrix service is showing a familiar trend in the video viewing habit of U.S. Internet users for August. With a total of 161 million U.S. Internet users watching online video, 25 billion of these videos were viewed during the said month. And yes, videos on Google sites account for most […]
If you’re fond of shooting videos when you review new products that you’ve purchased and upload them on YouTube, you might want to make it better next time. Why? Because Google Product Search may get those videos and have them featured as one of the results for the Google Product Search.
For the longest time, Google has been struggling to find ways of monetizing YouTube but never seemed to have got the right way of doing out. The latest plan as reported by Wall Street Journal seemed to be heading towards the services offered by Netflix, Amazon and Apple – paid movie content.