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TV Viewers Hate Hashtags During TV Shows Says TiVo [Report]

Game of Thrones requires more attention than reality TV? So say TiVo survey respondents. Not only that, but people absolutely hate #hashtags during TV shows. The percentage of people who like seeing them during shows is pretty low indeed.
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Wearables, 4K and Original Content: New Video Technology at CES 2014

Industry techfest CES 2014 kicks off in Las Vegas this week and we bring you a selection of some of the big themes of the show, from the latest in wearables to the launch of cheaper 4K TVs. It's a taste of the latest technology and innovation in online video for video producers and consumers alike.

Online Video Now 50% of Web Traffic; Netflix And YouTube The Winners

Netflix and YouTube account for 50% of peak period web traffic with Amazon, Hulu and Facebook all trailing well behind. In contrast, Peer-to-Peer file sharing has fallen to less than 10% of total traffic in North America for the first time ever.
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The Second Screen Revolution: Do Advertisers Need To Worry?

As we surge towards the internet of things, where the digital touchpoints to a consumer outnumber the digits they have to touch them, is it becoming increasingly difficult for the media advertising industry to remain in control?
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The BBC Has Much To Fear From YouTube - Or Does It?

Is YouTube a real threat to mainstream television broadcasting? The BBC, one of the oldest and most respected companies in the world posed this question in a bid to understand how YouTube culture works and what that means for us all.
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TV Shows Trounce Other Mainstream YouTube Content [Study]

TV Shows do fantastically well on YouTube for two reasons - they bring their audience with them and they have a golden supply of content that can re-purposed for the YouTube audience. A new study from OpenSlate shows us just how well the main TV show channels fare online.
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Dunkin' Donuts Create First TV Ad From Unique Vine Content

Dunkin' Donuts are the first brand to use Vine content as part of their TV advertising, and they kick off with their first commercial during tonight's 'The Monday Football Show' on ESPN. The billboard ad will be used to promote and generate further Vines for the brand.
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A TV News Reporter's Guide to Creating Interesting Videos Quickly

Ever wondered how television news reporters turn around a story within just a few hours. After working in news for 20 years, I use the same methods to create powerful, storytelling videos for my clients. It's an efficient and effective process you can use to help your clients tell their stories.
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Netflix Makes History With First Emmy Nominations For House Of Cards

There have been rumours flying about all week and now it's been confirmed that the Netflix produced drama 'House of Cards' has been nominated for 9 Emmy Awards. It's the first time any company has received recognition from the Emmys for content that was exclusively delivered online.
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UK Viewers Get Multi Platform Glastonbury, Wimbledon Coverage

Summer 2013 is going to be a huge year for digital broadcasting in the UK with the BBC set to offer around 250 hours of live Glastonbury content as well as 10 live streams from Wimbledon. Coverage of both events will be available online and via connected TVs and games consoles.
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Annoying Orange Will Get 2nd Season on Cartoon Network May 16

Despite a nearly universal professional loathing of Annoying Orange, the show has proved to be a huge hit on Cartoon Network and is getting a second season starting on May 16. Why is that, you ask? Well, there's the matter of boys aged 6-14. That's why.

Of Course Netflix Has More Viewers Than Cable TV

Netflix have confirmed that 4 billion hours worth of streaming video on demand has been watched in the past three months by their subscribers. This puts them ahead of any cable network in terms of viewing figures but they still have a long way to go to catch up with traditional TV viewing.