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Rediscovering Online Video in 2016 : How To, Why To, and Who to Watch

With the sheer number of videos being uploaded to YouTube, Facebook, Instagram and other video platforms, how can viewers keep up with new content? For 2016, ReelSEO is running a project to rediscover online video and sharing those results with our readers.
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YouTube, Facebook and India: Online Video's Biggest Sleeping Giant?

India is already the second largest market, after the United States, for YouTube, Facebook, and many other video platforms. But with 37% year-on-year growth in Internet users, the potential audience for online video content in India could go off the charts.
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500 Hours of Video Uploaded To YouTube Every Minute [Forecast]

Facebook, Snapchat, and other video platforms are reporting incredible growth but what about YouTube? How much video will be uploaded to the video giant in 6 months, or even a year from now? Using stats from the last 8 years, ReelSEO predicts YouTube will keep on growing and growing.
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'Star Wars: The Force Awakens': Final Trailer Generates 130M Views, Helps Smash Box Office Records

The new full-length trailer for 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' has set the Internet alight again this week. All the buzz helped generate over 83M video views for the clip across YouTube and Facebook in the first few days alone. And those stats are just for official uploads, you can add another 50M or so for fan videos, re-uploads, and user-generated content.
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Football on YouTube: Branded Videos Generate 22% More Views [Report]

Football, or soccer, is one of the most popular sports both on and off-line, and a new report from Tubular confirms what an impact it has had on online video in the last year. Did you know that football-related video content generated a staggering 37 billion views across the major social video sites in 2014?
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Which Video Creators Own Halloween on YouTube?

Halloween is fast approaching, and it's one of the annual tentpole events that both video creators and video marketers can really get behind. But which creators have generated the most views in the last year with their spooky videos based around this unique event in the calendar?
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How Buzzfeed is Taking Over the World - One Video at a Time

In July 2015, videos uploaded to BuzzFeed properties generated over 1.9B views across the main video platforms, and 5 out of the top 20 most watched videos in the past 90 days are videos posted to Buzzfeed accounts. We take a look at how Buzzfeed is taking over the world, one video at a time.
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Why Each Social Video Platform Needs its Own Story Telling Strategy

Did you know that the most popular type of video content on Instagram revolves around pop culture, or that user-generated videos uploaded to Facebook tend to do better than other types of video uploaded to the networking site? Each of the main social video platforms has its own unique identity and audience, which is why video marketers need to create a different story telling technique for each.
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Is Vine Worth the Time for Branded Video Content?

You may be surprised to know that the top-ten most viewed creators on Vine for June 2015 were all individuals, and not big-name brands. So, can branded content really succeed on the micro-video platform? Absolutely. Brands don't have to create a Vine that reaches the whole audience, just one that reaches a target audience.
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New Platforms Mean New Opportunities: Welcome to the Video Reblog!

The cost of producing video content is still prohibitive for many brands and creators, but there's a whole new family of video production platforms that can substantially lower the cost per-video. Just as YouTube and the affordability of webcams created the perfect storm for video blogging, these innovative platforms are encouraging their own type of video format – the video reblog.
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Facebook Video Owns Day One, But YouTube Wins the Long-Term Love

When building a successful multi-platform video strategy, brands need to know what type of content works best on which social video site. For instance, did you know that uploading a native video to Facebook can generate an enormous amount of views on the first day, but uploading the same video to YouTube can lead to more views and engagement in the long run? A new report from Tubular and Ogilvy offers brands an insight into how they can get the best out of YouTube, Facebook, Vine, and Instagram Video.
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Nike vs. Adidas: Which Brand’s Videos Won the Women’s World Cup?

The U.S. National Soccer Team defeated Japan 5-2 to win the FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada last Sunday. But how did the sponsors fare in terms of online video engagement? We pitch Nike against Adidas to see which brand scored a hit with viewers.