Instagram Video Was the Big Hit of Viacom’s 2016 VMA’s

While linear broadcast ratings were down for the 2016 VMA's, digital video views and engagements saw significant increases - especially on Instagram. In fact, total video engagements increased 58% on Instagram for VMA videos vs. last year!
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How The Battle of Brexit Played Out in Online Video

Did you know that 76% of views of Brexit-related video content were via Facebook? Or that only 37% of the people who watched Brexit-related videos on YouTube were located in the UK?
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How NowThis Became the Most Watched News Publisher on Facebook

NowThis is the most-watched news publisher on Facebook, with over 1.2B video views on the platform in April 2016. Learn how this Millennial-friendly publisher is crushing traditional broadcasters when it comes to news and current affairs distribution.
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YouTube Shopping Ads: Now Making It Easier to Shop for Your Favorite Products

YouTube has announced the introduction of 'Shopping Ads' which will allow brands and creators to sell their products and services directly to the user. This new feature makes the retail possibilities endless. For instance, now almost any brand can partner with the top YouTube influencers in their category and transform a video into a digital store front. And that's a game changer!

Why YouTube’s 10th Birthday Was a Missed Opportunity to Look Forward

YouTube is celebrating its 10th birthday this month by taking a look back at some of the highlights of the past decade. And that's all great, but where are the usual strategic insights, new data and announcements of exciting feature developments we usually get when YouTube has something to celebrate?
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Facebook Most Popular Social Network For Video Sharing [Study]

Consumers are turning to video to capture those special moments in their lives, and they are using Facebook, and YouTube to share that content with their friends and family. Video is also being used as a medium by consumers to capture milestone events and document them for the future.
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18-34 Year Olds Are Watching 53% More Online Video [Study]

With digital video now available on an unprecedented number of devices, U.S. based 18-34 year olds are watching 53% more of it than this time in 2013. But don't be fooled into thinking that it's just the Millennials who are consuming more online video. Those aged between 50 and 64 are watching 60% as much, while those of us lucky enough to fall into the 35-49 age bracket are watching 80% more.
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32 Amazing YouTube Facts & Stats to Tweet & Share [Updated]

Ever wondered how many hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every 10 seconds? Or how many billions and billions of hours of cat videos, how-tos, music videos, beauty tutorials, and unboxings we watch every month? YouTube is an amazing space and so generates some incredible stats - we bring you 33 of them. Enjoy!
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18-34 Year-olds LOVE YouTube But Demand Much More From Brands

18-34 year-olds are in love with YouTube. That's no surprise, but that doesn't mean that brands or video creators can throw any old content at them and expect them to watch it. So how do brands reach that audience and really engage with them? In the latest YouTube Insights report, the site gives creators a heads up when it comes to connecting with their target market.
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Buzzfeed, CNN Team to Create YouTube Channel

Buzzfeed and CNN are partnering to create a new YouTube channel. We can probably expect some list-based videos courtesy of CNN soon. Anyway, Buzzfeed is looking to align themselves with the relevance of CNN, while CNN looks to be cool with the 18-34 set.