The figures are in for 2016, revealing that streaming and download services have finally overtaken physical media as the prime format for home film-wa...
This week Facebook announced that it would be including mid-roll ads in the videos that show up in its highest value real estate - the news feed. It's a shot across the bow of YouTube to get more of the content creators, both new and existing, to switch from YouTube's walled garden to Facebook's.
Content Warning: mention of rape, sexual assault and harassment. In the summer term of my first year at Cambridge I wrote the script to a short come...
This year has seen significant developments in the media industry that will have long lasting effects going well beyond 2016. Every major media trend from this past year centred around video, which now accounts for over two-thirds of all internet traffic. There's been three key trends that standout in my mind:
MediaMonks Games unlocked its own achievement this November, as the most playful proposition in the global creative production company celebrated turning ten. During this time the industry has gone through its own transformation.
Short, shareable and preferably cute kitty cats... that's what resonates with the social media generation. And who doesn't want that cute, furry esc...
As much as we need robots, robots need us to get to the promised land of harmonious, fluid and genuinely helpful AI support. And right now we are the ones guilty of not investing in the relationship.
The other day, after a long day of parenting, I set up my video camera and recorded myself as I emptied out my pockets and revealed to the world what junk was in them. I found a piece of broken tambourine, loose change and a hair band.
It's not hard to see why new Virtual and Augmented Reality technologies could shake up everything from marketing and gaming to commerce and education. But while one offers a closed and fully immersive experience and the other is open and only partly immersive, does either have a chance of moving beyond the hype to enter the mainstream?
The reason we took on Mont Blanc, was to show that ordinary people can go and take on these challenges. We could have easily come back down and said it was easy, a walk in the park. But what is the point of that?
The methods of enhancing your video's ranking in search engines and YouTube are quite simple, few and yet extremely crucial. While producing high quality videos are the most important element, you must recognise the fact the library of text you post online enjoys the potential of being captured and indexed by Google, or "spidered" as described by some experts.
It's Christmas morning December 25, 2016 at 6:17 am. You can't sleep because this year, for some reason, you seem to be more excited about what's under the tree than in years past. But you know the rest of the home is still sleeping so you reach for your phone.
As I was being dropped off at East Croydon train station, I took a moment to reflect on the past few hours of pure chaos - a chaos that the police are all too familiar with. It was not as Ninja-Turtles as I thought it would have been, but they're one step closer to catching The Shredder than they ever have been.
What this deal really shows is how well American football is complimented by social media. With a typical game clocking in at roughly three hours from start to finish, Twitter is a natural fit - allowing fans to stray on and off the platform without missing any of the action.
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The simple answer is to trust in the continued growth of this marketing format and find the next wave of influencers that are building online followers relevant to your brand, as they can be re-cruited from social sites still in their infancy.