Tag: video/TV

Bubblare.se announces award to best video clip

• January 19, 2007 • Comments (2)

Swedish YouTube clone Bubblare.se has announced that they will award the best video clip with Guldbubblan (the golden bubble, a parallel to Swedish movie award Guldbaggen, the golden beetle). From the Bubblare blog (my translation): Guldbaggen and other film and tv awards disregard online video, despite its big share in many peoples film consumption. That’s […]

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Joost: The project formerly known as Venice

• January 16, 2007 • Comments (0)
Joost: The project formerly known as Venice

Funny, I really liked the name “The Venice Project”. Oh well. Today they announced they’re Joost. And they’re opening up for a bunch of new beta applications. What Joost is is basically tv on demand with interactive features. You can browse through the different channels while a program is running in the background, you can […]

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Swedish Digg clone Digga adds video support

• January 10, 2007 • Comments (0)
Swedish Digg clone Digga adds video support

Digga, one of the Swedish Digg clones, recently redesigned their site. Just like Digg did recently, they are now also adding support for video clips, allowing users to import video from 15 different sites. Each video site supported has a custom tag at Digga, for instance a YouTube clip is included by writing <youtube>dMH0bHeiRNg</youtube> if […]

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Yet another YouTube clone in Sweden

• January 7, 2007 • Comments (0)
Yet another YouTube clone in Sweden

They are popping up with increasing frequenzy, the Swedish answers to YouTube. Not long after FejmTv, which quickly became a success, and Aftonbladet’s Klipptoppen, MTG-owned ZTV joins the trend with “Ladda upp tv” (upload tv). The difference between “Ladda upp tv” and for instance FejmTv will be the focus on young talent, says ZTV CEO […]

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Business Week on vlogging and citizen journalism

• January 3, 2007 • Comments (0)

BusinessWeek.com has a long piece on “vlogging, citizen journalism, and other facets of the online video phenomenon”. Long live the net video revolution, the article writer Catherine Holahan exclaims. The article brings up vlogging in Iraq, video watching statistics in the US, political vlogging, personal commentary (with Rocketboom as example), ads and sponsorships. 2006 was […]

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"Hot or not" goes tv in Sweden

• January 3, 2007 • Comments (0)

TV400, a niche channel for Swedish TV4, will launch a new tv show where high school kids can vote on people’s looks. Much like hot or not, but in a tv version. The show, named “Snyggast i klassen” (“Looker of the class”, kinda), let couples appear on the show in front of an audience. Either […]

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Video clip ethics and the death of Saddam Hussein

• January 2, 2007 • Comments (3)

Beta Alfa poses some important questions about video clip sites and the death video of Saddam Hussein. My translation. Is it okay to publish images of real executions? Is it okay that this clip now most likely is being spread between children’s cell phones? Is it okay because it’s Saddam Hussein? Would it have been […]

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Bubblare.se's top eight viral videos for 2006

• December 27, 2006 • Comments (0)

In a press release dated dec. 27, Oskar Kalmaru, CEO of Swedish video clip site Bubblare.se, lists the most viral videos for 2006. His observations of the trends (my translation): A common factor for the most viral videos is that they are quite silly and pointless. Sometimes in combination with the people featured in the […]

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Final round: TV7's weather presenter will be a viewer, elected by viewers

• December 22, 2006 • Comments (0)
Final round: TV7's weather presenter will be a viewer, elected by viewers

Today starts the voting for Aftonbladet TV7‘s weather presenter. Readers/viewers have been asked to send in video clips of themselves if they want to become the new face for the TV station’s weather forecasts. Ten of them have been selected as finalists and have got the chance to try out presenting the weather forecast on […]

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Raymond Kristiansen looks back on two years of videoblogging

• December 21, 2006 • Comments (0)
Raymond Kristiansen looks back on two years of videoblogging

Norway’s most famous vlogger Raymond Kristiansen has been vlogging for two years and looks back at his experiences. His first post covers about a month, his first month of vlogging and all the discoveries he made. To me, videoblogging (or video on the net that is downloadable and preferrably with an rss feed) was the […]

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LA Times on "YouTube journalism"

• December 20, 2006 • Comments (0)

The LA Times has a piece on what they call YouTube journalism, and start off with the example of this video clip, filmed by a mountaneering expedition team in the Nangapa pass in the Himilayas on Sept. 30, 2006. The video clip shows some people on a foot path up a snowy mountain. Suddenly you […]

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Swedish YouTube clone goes tv show

• December 18, 2006 • Comments (0)

Video clips from FejmTv, citizen video site by Swedish tv channel TV4, will end up in a tv show with the same name as the site. The first episode of the show will be on the air on December 26, and its theme will be Xmas songs. At the site, FejmTv are now asking its […]

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