Archive for the ‘government’ Category

Political Campaign Videos: Which Candidates are Winning the Viewer Vote

Monday, April 20th, 2015
Political Campaign Videos: Which Candidates are Winning the Viewer VoteOnline video is an influential factor in both the presidential election in the United States, and the General Election in the UK. We take a look at which political candidates are winning the viewer vote on both sides of the pond.

YouTube in Firing Line Again in Turkey’s Crackdown of Social Media

Sunday, March 23rd, 2014
YouTube in Firing Line Again in Turkey's Crackdown of Social MediaJust days after the Turkish authorities blocked Twitter in the country, access to YouTube could again be under threat as Google refuses to bow down to requests to remove certain videos. Turkey has also blocked access to Google's DNS servers which many were using as a workaround to get to social media networks.

YouTube ‘Super-Flagger’ Program Has Been Quietly Active Since 2012

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014
YouTube 'Super-Flagger' Program Has Been Quietly Active Since 2012YouTube is using a team of 'Super Flaggers' to identify and report offensive content that violates its TOS. Most of the 200-strong group are individuals, but there are some “government agencies or non-governmental organizations such as anti-hate and child-safety groups” involved too.

Twitter: Video and Photos Get the Most Retweets

Monday, March 17th, 2014
Twitter: Video and Photos Get the Most RetweetsSharing a video on Twitter in hopes of getting massive retweets? You might be in for a shock as Twitter just unveiled some research that shows which industries get the most retweets out of video shares as well as some other factors. So is your next tweet going to trigger an avalanche of retweets? Maybe, if you follow the research results.

Video is the Next Big Analytics Wave for Everything and Everyone

Monday, January 27th, 2014
Video is the Next Big Analytics Wave for Everything and EveryoneFrom better traffic patterns to less perishable food loss, the potential for digital video as a big data source is unlimited. But we will have to choose wisely how it is used. Placing a new Starbucks? Sure. Trying to prevent crimes before they happen by profiling citizens? No thank you.

North Korea Propaganda Video Fails YouTube Creator Playbook Standards

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013
North Korea Propaganda Video Fails YouTube Creator Playbook StandardsThe North Korean video showing an attack on the United States is getting all sorts of play today in the news. But what could the uploaders have done to make this a better experience? Let's take a look at all the mistakes they made to increase engagement.