Archive for the ‘Media’ Category

What Should Google+ Add?

Friday, July 15th, 2011

So by now you’ve surely heard about Google+, but what more could the giant known as Google do to make their new social networking site better? An article from eWeek.com by Clint Boulton, “Messaging & Online Callaboration: Google+ Integration: Top 10 Web Apps We Want To Add to the Social Network,” thinks integrating Gmail is something that Google must integrate into Google+. To take a look at what else eWeek thinks should be added check out the article, here.

Thank You Social Media!

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

Do we realize how much social media has helped our economy? It’s easy not to think about it, but the numbers are incredible. According to an article by Andy Nathan from technorati.com, “How Social Media Saved The Economy,” Twitter, Facebook, Groupon, and LinkedIn have a combined 7,700 jobs. To read more about the importance of social media for the economy, click here.

Want Video on your Website?

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

Have you ever watched a YouTube video and thought, “Wow that video would be great for my web site.” We have all been at that point, but unfortunately we can’t just drag that video onto our page. Good news, here is a great article (video included) by Scott Clark from HTML Goodies that explains how to put a YouTube video on your very own web site.

How to use YouTube in Blogger

Monday, May 30th, 2011

“How to Share, Embed, and Link YouTube Videos” gives viewers a five step guide to using YouTube videos in Blogger. It takes you through each step with a image of what you need to do along with a description below. To see these steps click here.

“Vloggers”

Thursday, April 7th, 2011

This Forbes article, “Video Blogs” talks about the hundreds of people who are “vloggers” or video bloggers. Author Mara Leventhal explains that there many blogs but not as many video bloggers even though this community of people are only growing. Click here to read the article.

Automatic Speech Recognition

Monday, April 4th, 2011

This is an article along with a video that explains the new caption technology called automatic speech recognition. YouTube now has the ability to be able to automatically synchronize with a .txt file. To learn more about ASR click here.

Brilliant Example Of Online Video Usage

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

Ad Age has an article called, “Best use of web video for reader/viewer engagement” that talks about a video that had more than 4 million views within the first five weeks. This successful video is called, “Just Askin': Your Questions answered by Top Athletes”.  To read more about this video click here.

Online Video Viewers Grow

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

According to The Nielsen Company there has been a ten percent growth of people watching online videos from last year to now. There was an impressive increase of 127.6 million views inFebruary 2009 to 141 million one year later. For more specific data view the article here.

Levi Strauss Advocates Web Videos

Wednesday, March 9th, 2011

The chief marketing officer of Levi Strauss expresses why advertising dollars are worth being spent on web videos. Watch this three minute video to see what he has to say.

IPhone Makes Web Videos More Accessible

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

This article by Dan Frommer talks about how the IPhone design isn’t that significant, as ascetically pleasing as it is, but rather how the people use their phones. Around 85% of IPhone users spend time searching the internet and 31% view TV and video on their phones.