2016 sees video firmly at the forefront of consumer consumption, whatever the platform, whatever the device. Traditional media publishers and new players in digital media must deliver video content to the audience on the audience's terms.
Who would have thought that a video about a Chewbacca mask would not only go viral across the Internet, but would shatter all Facebook Live records in just 4 days! And, with over 140M+ views, a number of brands are also benefitting from the exposure.
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.
The 2016 NewFronts showcased a host of new online video initiatives from big brands like The New York Times, Hulu, Hearst, and Playboy. We take a look at how media companies are investing big in video content in 2016.
Taco Bell has been using video as part of its digital marketing strategy since 2011, and the brand is active across most of the main social video platforms. Facebook is driving 92% of its video views, but Instagram Video is generating the most engagement.
Instagram will soon start showing followers images and videos that it believes they want to see first, rather than the ones most recently posted. How can video marketers make the most of this new feature?
Adoption of live-streaming video by brands has soared in the last few years, due to apps like Periscope, and new features like Facebook Live. Even YouTube is rumored to be launching an live-streaming app called YouTube Connect. It's a trend that video marketing teams need to consider as part of their digital strategy.