Tag: video/TV

Aftonbladet Plus subscribers invited to upload videos to "Mitt klipp"

• February 23, 2007 • Comments (0)
Aftonbladet Plus subscribers invited to upload videos to "Mitt klipp"

Aftonbladet‘s new video clip site “Mitt klipp” (“My clip”) is up and running. Now members of the paid subscription service “Plus” can upload videos. Anyone can visit the site and look at the clips. I see this as the next step from the successful video clip toplists such as “Klipptoppen”, “Bebistoppen” and “Resatoppen”.

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Bubblare.se bought by Eniro

• February 21, 2007 • Comments (0)

Swedish youtube clone Bubblare.se was bought by Eniro (well, 48.1% percent of the shares in Netclips AB which in turn owns the video community, and the option to acquire the remaining 51.9% of the shares) yesterday. The price: 1 million euro. Eniro is one of the leading search companies in Sweden, with 4800 employees and […]

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Video clip on citizen journalism

• February 8, 2007 • Comments (1)
Video clip on citizen journalism

Click To Play iCommunity.TV points to a video clip which is the result of a 3-month documentary production course at Cambridge Community Television. The video is about citizen journalism and its implications. Though a bit long (15 minutes) and overloaded with voices saying “citizen journalism” over and over, it does feature some of the field’s […]

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Geotagging makes YouTube videos local at iCommunity.TV

• February 8, 2007 • Comments (0)
Geotagging makes YouTube videos local at iCommunity.TV

iCommunity.TV is a new mashup service of YouTube and Google maps. As I predicted, geotagging will be big this year, and this is a good example, even if it remains to be seen how widely used the site will be – so far there are about 26 “place channels” which lets you watch video related […]

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Revenue sharing at YouTube in a few months time

• January 29, 2007 • Comments (0)

YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley announced Saturday at the World Economic Forum that they will start sharing revenues for original work. We are getting an audience large enough where we have an opportunity to support creativity, to foster creativity through sharing revenue with our users. So in the coming months, we are going to be opening […]

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Stockholm Film Festival goes MySpace

• January 29, 2007 • Comments (1)

As a way of reaching new groups and awakening their interest, Stockholm International Film Festival has created a MySpace account. On their MySpace page they will feature unique interviews with some of the festival’s directors. In a press release, speaksperson Elisabeth Somp writes (my translation): The use of new platforms for information is a logical […]

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And the winner is…

• January 23, 2007 • Comments (1)

Bubblare.se: The Guldbubbla of the year – best video uploaded to video clip site bubblare.se (see my previous post) – goes to John Martinsson and Rickard Wiss’ “Raggningsrepliker i innerstan” (inner city pickup lines), in which Martinsson tries out different pickup lines on women in Stockholm city. Click on the Bubblare link to see the […]

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Last.tv: Last.fm marries YouTube, and they're a great pair

• January 22, 2007 • Comments (0)

I recently discovered Last.tv, a mashup that lets you fill in your Last.fm username (or someone else’s), and then watch music videos from YouTube based on your taste in music. This is how the site presents its service: Last.tv matches videos based on artist names. Besides retrieving premium music videos, this also turns up live […]

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Swedish YouTube clone to share half its profits with users

• January 21, 2007 • Comments (0)
Swedish YouTube clone to share half its profits with users

A few days ago, yet another YouTube clone was launched in Sweden, though this time in English and targeted to an international audience. The site is called Tubearound, and what makes it stand out among the other clones is the statement by founder Andreas La Torre Ek that he will share half of the profits […]

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MySpace claims to have replaced MTV

• January 21, 2007 • Comments (0)

In an interview in Der Spiegel, social media site MySpace‘s co-founder Tom Anderson says: I think we have replaced MTV. MySpace is more convenient. You can search for things, while MTV is just delivering things to you. On MySpace you can pick your own channel and go where you want. That’s why TV viewership is […]

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We Media online film festival – submit video clips on "My Community"

• January 20, 2007 • Comments (0)

iFocos has announced an online We Media film festival at the We Media conference in Miami in February. Any vlogger can participate by submitting a link to their video clip to http://video.ifocos.org. The video clips should be about “My Community”. The deadline for submitting is Feb. 2. Read more at the We Media blog.

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Making the renaissance look like the Dark Ages

• January 20, 2007 • Comments (0)

Take a look at this guy. His name is Zak George, a 28 year old dog trainer who travels around the States and performs with his dogs, who’s learnt to catch frisbees. And, he’s got some pretty good questions for the YouTube community. The Internet and YouTube in general are really gonna make the renaissance […]

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