AOL SingingFish Video Search Adds CNN, MarketWatch and Other Partners
AOL’s Singingfish video & multimedia search engine announced today it will begin featuring optimized video content feeds from more than 10 new partners including Atom-Films, Big-Boys.com, CBSNews.com, CNN, Hollywood.com, Like Television, ManiaTV.com, MarketWatch from Dow Jones & Company, The One Network, and ROO Media. The new partners announced today join Singingfish’s growing roster of content partners including MSNBC, NPR, Reuters and other producers of video and audio content.
“With the growing amount of video content available freely on the Web, consumers rely daily on our leading Singingfish search platform to discover new and interesting content,” said Karen Howe, Vice President and General Manager of Singingfish. “The different video genres that these partners represent – from entertainment, news and sports to education, films and animation – add even greater depth and variety to our ever-increasing index, helping us to deliver more meaningful and relevant search results.”
From the singingFish release : In addition to managing Singingfish – which handles well over 200 million video and audio searches each month across its network and has experienced 100 percent growth over the past year – video and video search are a significant and important part of AOL’s overall product and programming initiatives. AOL Video is one of the largest streamers on the Internet drawing on an industry leading, on-demand archive of more than 15,000 assets from music and movies to television, sports and news videos.
“Consumer research tells us that making favorite videos more easily discoverable is a top factor in growing audience and increasing the amount of time people spend watching video online,” said Kevin Conroy, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of AOL Media Networks. “That’s why as a top priority we’re adding more high-quality video programming to our video search capabilities and showcasing video across the AOL network.”