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Opinion/Analysis

Why the Much-Hyped “Netflix of Books” Model Ended Up Flopping

By | Feb 22, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Last year, every social media network out there tried to jump on the streaming video train. Facebook had Facebook Live. Twitter had Vine. Snapchat had itself. Instagram copied Snapchat. Even Tumblr added live video. But Netflix, which alone produces a third of the internet traffic in…

Gaming

Virtual Reality Arcades Are Catching On: Are They Here To Stay?

By | Jan 26, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Say goodbye to impossible claw machines, skipped-over Skee Ball alleys and Dance Dance Revolution games that have been collecting dust since the 1990s. Something new is in town and it’ll gobble up your quarters faster than a laundromat.  That’s right, virtual reality arcades are here,…

Marketing

5 Marketing Strategies You Probably Aren’t Using But Should

By | Mar 6, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Creating an effective marketing strategy is a little like trying to put together a puzzle: You start with the corners then fill in the edges before working inward to connect those tricky pieces. You have the basic marketing channels covered. You have a blog…

Video

The Future of Marketing on Snapchat Is Video [Infographic]

By | Feb 14, 2017 at 3:30 pm

In a social media landscape dominated by Facebook and flanked by Twitter, Snapchat emerged on the scene in 2011 with critics insisting it would be exclusively used by pervs and creeps. The temporary message model was unheard of at the time and even the most…

Marketing & Social Media

9 Platforms That Will Keep You Excited About Video Content After Vine

By | Feb 7, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Vine, the Twitter-owned video platform, announced late last year that it was shutting down. The popularity of Vine skyrocketed back in 2013, thanks to the novelty of its short, looping videos that inspired creatives in comedy, art, sports, music and dance. But now with the…

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Startups & Apps

11 Apps That Allow You Watch Your Favorite Movies

By | Jan 1, 2017 at 10:30 am

The rate at which we are having technological advancements, many applications have emerged that can be able to do the same thing over time. This is common, especially for android users. Android OS has more than six million applications, some of which can perform the…

Video

The Top 10 YouTube Videos of 2016

By | Dec 30, 2016 at 2:20 pm

Every single article you’ve read about 2016 has likely mentioned the fact that celebrity deaths really took their toll on the general public. However, this isn’t one of those articles. I mean yes, I did bring it up in the very first sentence, but…

Video

10 Things Every Successful Explainer Video Includes

By | Dec 20, 2016 at 10:30 am

An explainer video can do a lot to bring customers to your startup. Whether it’s for a complicated new software or a simple new product, making sure your target audience actually understands the nuances of what you’re selling can go a long way in…

Startups & Apps

The Weather Channel Will Use This App as a Weather Video Platform

By | Dec 14, 2016 at 8:30 pm

Weather and natural phenomena have the potential to severely impact the lives of thousands in our societies. So, monitoring them closely is important, in order to predict their evolution and issue warnings. The Weather Channel is a well-known source for this kind of information,…

Video

The Best Types of Video to Make Money on YouTube

By | Dec 5, 2016 at 11:30 am

YouTube is the world’s largest video-sharing website, with over 1 billion users. It is also a preferred platform for creating and sharing video, loved by several videographers such as Casey Neistat or Ben Brown. YouTube has also helped to turn many everyday people into worldwide superstars,…

Video

3 New Instagram Updates and Another Big One Coming Soon

By | Nov 11, 2016 at 5:50 pm

Instagram is on roll: The Facebook-owned photo sharing service has just announced three new features. Here’s a rundown on what to expect from them, as well as news on the next big upcoming addition, a live video feature. Boomerang Here’s how Instagram described Boomerang…

Mobile

SRFR Makes Mobile to TV Video Streaming Easier Than Ever

By | Nov 8, 2016 at 2:20 pm

Because of the recent mobile revolution, the amount of audio and video content swirling around the internet has reached an all-time high. Millions of hours have recorded, saved, viewed. and shared on smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices through more social media pages than…

Video

Entrepreneurs Need to Harness the Power of Video

By | Nov 8, 2016 at 9:15 am

Video catches your eye. Period. In fact, 80 percent of consumers believe it’s important for brands to have videos showing how services or products work. So, while many startups still rely on display ads, creating a video can help your startup stand out amongst the…

Video

Video News: The Vine Cofounders Just Launched a New App

By | Oct 31, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Vine cofounders Rus Yusupov and Colin Kroll are back at it again, though not at Krispy Kreme. Like all things on the internet, Vine has proven it won’t last. Twitter shut down the short-form video service last week. But the cofounders are back with a…

News

Video: This Is How Many Drones It Takes to Change a Light Bulb

By | Oct 27, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Here’s proof, caught on film, that drones can handle changing lightbulbs. Youtuber Marek Baczynski posted the video below last Sunday. The quadcopter drone fails a number of times before unscrewing the old bulb and screwing in a fresh one. The method of failure is always the…

Breaking News

Vine Is Shutting Down

By | Oct 27, 2016 at 12:50 pm

Yup. The Twitter-owned video service Vine is discontinuing its mobile app, according to a statement on the company’s official Medium page. All vines will stay available, but Vine users will not be able to create more videos on the app. Here’s the relevant information: “Nothing…

Food

Twitch Is Fixing the One Reason I Never Watch Cooking Shows

By | Oct 26, 2016 at 5:50 pm

I never watch cooking shows. It’s not that the shows aren’t great: Many are. It’s not that Alton Brown isn’t smart and charismatic. It isn’t that Anthony Bourdain doesn’t unpack some great sociopolitical commentary along with his meals. It’s that I hate to stare at…