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Beet.TV: YouTube Partnering with Dublin-based Storyful to Organize Breaking News. Video interview with YouTube manager.

YouTube is partnering with Dublin-based Storyful to curate breaking news on YouTube's CitizenTube channel, says Olivia Ma, manager of news at YouTube in this interview with Beet.
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Apple: Building A YouTube Killer? The iVideo? Steven Rosenbaum, expert on video curation, thinks so.

Apple: Building A YouTube Killer? The iVideo? Steven Rosenbaum, expert on video curation, thinks so. | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
Apple may have a big video surprise in store. They allready have video capture, video editing and production tools, content hardware and software.
The only missing piece for Apple: a place for customers to distribute, monetize and manage the fast-growing middle of the Web video market. Apple needs to build an Apple-branded rival to YouTube , and they need to launch it in the next six months. The rumor mill says they should, and they will; they should call it iVideo.
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Vidque lets you curate video content - Popgadget Personal Technology

Vidque lets you curate video content - Popgadget Personal Technology | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
Vidque is a new platform that focuses on quality over quantity, allowing its users to collect their favourite video content together in one place from all around the web. You can then follow the content different users have curated, which gives you much more variety than following specific channels on YouTube made by only one user.
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AOL Video Reach Explodes in March - Huffington Post acquisition helps boost audience| ClickZ

AOL Video Reach Explodes in March - Huffington Post acquisition helps boost audience| ClickZ | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
AOL grew its U.S. video audience substantially in March, leaping to second place from 10th in comScore's monthly Video Metrix report.
The measurement firm estimated the publisher's video content attracted views from 57 million unique U.S. users in March, up from 30 million in February.
That growth reflects the company's continued investment in video content.
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Apple Ready To Launch "Far Reaching" Video Service That Will Disrupt Traditional TV Business

Apple Ready To Launch "Far Reaching" Video Service That Will Disrupt Traditional TV Business | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
Apple is on the cusp of launching a "a new far reaching cloud-based service" focused on video, writes Jefferies analyst Peter Misek in a big report this morning.
Misek also speculates Jobs could be stepping down soon, and wants to revolutionize video as a final act.
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YouTube is going LIVE - YouTube Blog

YouTube is going LIVE - YouTube Blog | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
We're announcing the initial roll out of YouTube Live, which will integrate live streaming capabilities and discovery tools directly into the YouTube platform for the first time. We'll also start gradually rolling out our live streaming beta platform, which will allow certain YouTube partners with accounts in good standing to stream live content on YouTube.
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Netflix’s Deep Integration With Facebook Under Way

Netflix’s Deep Integration With Facebook Under Way | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
Netflix (NFLX) has begun asking users to hook up their Netflix accounts with their Facebook accounts to share with friends and family information about what videos they’re watching. Netflix says to users that it “may personalize and otherwise enhance your experience based on your Facebook information, such as your Likes and Interests".
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Netflix Bets Big On “House Of Cards” But Swears It’s Not a Strategy Shift: Q&A With Content Boss Ted Sarandos

Netflix Bets Big On “House Of Cards” But Swears It’s Not a Strategy Shift: Q&A With Content Boss Ted Sarandos | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
Netflix has bought its first TV show which doesn’t exist yet. That’s a big change for the video rental company. But Netflix content chief Ted Sarandos doesn’t see it that way. His argument is that this is just like the company’s deals to buy other shows–just a bit riskier.
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Topsy Launches Real-Time Video Search - Curated By The Community

Topsy Launches Real-Time Video Search - Curated By The Community | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
Topsy has just launched a new search engine that surfaces hot videos that are being shared on Twitter. Results appear to be ranked based on several factors, including how often, how recent, and who shares the video on Twitter.
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The YouTube Black Hole: Where Good Videos Go To Die

The YouTube Black Hole: Where Good Videos Go To Die | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
There are hundreds of great videos uploaded every day that never find an audience, because the amount of new content is too great for any curator to wade through. But more and more people will find niche curators to help guide them to the videos they’re most likely to enjoy.
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Video Curation Startup Shortform With Widgets That Let Users Take Their Channels Anywhere

Video Curation Startup Shortform With Widgets That Let Users Take Their Channels Anywhere | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
Video curation startup ShortForm is unveiling a new feature that will let its users broadcast their video channels on their own personal blogs and other websites.
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Jun Group Shares 2010 Trends and Insights From Social Video

Jun Group Shares 2010 Trends and Insights From Social Video | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
Jun Group (www.jungroup.com), a premier social video company, today released data demonstrating the opportunities to engage consumers through social video. In social media channels, people are not only viewing brands' videos, but sharing them with their friends and driving further views and engagement.
Jun Group based the study on a sample of more than six million user-initiated video views
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ShortForm: mix and share the world's videos - Shortforms Jerome Monteau guestblogging at The official Google Code blog

ShortForm: mix and share the world's videos - Shortforms Jerome Monteau guestblogging at The official Google Code blog | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
ShortForm is a new entertainment medium where you find continuous channels of the best videos, curated by a growing community of VJs. At ShortForm you can be a viewer, a VJ, or both. Viewers subscribe to channels of interest, lean back, and enjoy a continuous stream of videos.
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Showyou - a new video app for the iPad & IPhone

A new app for the iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch that let's you watch all the videos your friends are sharing in one place. And it works with your TV if you have an Apple TV 2.0.
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Yokto, A New Video Curation Tool & Video Player: Embed Video - Make the Web your video Platform

Yokto, A New Video Curation Tool & Video Player: Embed Video - Make the Web your video Platform | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
Embed video from youtube, vimeo, ustream & more in a single video player. Ideal for wordpress video lovers, video blogs, journalists & anyone with video to share!
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Dailymotion with 93 million monthly visitors - curating independent and professionally produced video content | Talk NYC

Dailymotion with 93 million monthly visitors - curating independent and professionally produced video content  | Talk NYC | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
TalkNYC Video Exclusive: David Ripert of Dailymotion David Ripert, Head of U.S. Dailymotion is curated by, among others, people that work in TV. In terms of content curation, both independent and professionally produced content is nurtured at Dailymotion, who are affiliated with 6000 producers and distributors. The Dailymotion team are aiming to produce more of their own content in 2011. Dailymotion now has over 93 million monthly visitors.
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The next new YouTube: Google’s opportunity to own media - Circumventing Facebook and Apple | Peter Yared at VentureBeat

The next new YouTube: Google’s opportunity to own media - Circumventing Facebook and Apple | Peter Yared at VentureBeat | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
The music industry is on the precipice of another huge transition from downloads to streaming, and Google has the opportunity to own this transition. It can circumvent both Facebook’s growth as a media channel and Apple’s forthcoming streaming service.
There is an inclination to use viral channels like Facebook and Twitter only to drive traffic to a YouTube video. Although there aren’t specific statistics, a significant portion of Facebook’s time-on-site is people watching posted YouTube videos
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Video Curation Is Growing Up, ShortForm Hits One Million Visitors

Video Curation Is Growing Up, ShortForm Hits One Million Visitors | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
Shortform has pushed past the one million users mark. ShortForm curates its own videos, but the real focus is in encouraging its users to become VJs (video jockeys), curating their own channels. With the recent addition of an embed-able widget, publishers can embed their own video player and curated channel lineups on their site.
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Netflix Original Content Is Much More Than A Strategy Shift — It Could Shift An Industry

Netflix Original Content Is Much More Than A Strategy Shift — It Could Shift An Industry | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
Up until now, Netflix has not had content in its first window. A catalog of content has been the service’s bread and butter. But with House of Cards, the game changes. For the first time, they’re going to get people signing up to Netflix to get first access to content.
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Netflix confirms deal to offer original content

Netflix confirms deal to offer original content | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
Netflix is now officially in the original content business. Netflix has acquired rights to be the first home for "House of Cards," an hourlong political drama series starring Kevin Spacey.
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Content Curation Comes To Video: Introducing ShortForm | Business 2 Community

Content Curation Comes To Video: Introducing ShortForm | Business 2 Community | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
I believe the potential for content curation in video format is huge. Think about it: You could create a separate video channel for each category of your blog, and when you don’t have a new or appropriate original video of your own to show, display your channel for that category!
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How to Add Video to LinkedIn's Company Profile Services Tab Feature

How to Add Video to LinkedIn's Company Profile Services Tab Feature | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
LinkedIn has now included space to add video on your company services profile “home page” as well as on each individual product or service page.
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How AOL Video Climbed the comScore Charts - GigaOm

How AOL Video Climbed the comScore Charts - GigaOm | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
“A big video business must comprise a syndication angle. AOL embraces third-party content, period. That’s a big change,” Harnevo from AOL, adding that it’s in the curation of content where AOL finds its editorial voice.
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With Branded Social Video Marketing - Content, Shorter Is Better

With Branded Social Video Marketing - Content, Shorter Is Better | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
A new survey from the Jun Group on social video trends suggests that shorter videos are best, Facebook is the largest source of shared views, and women share video more than men. (Branded Social Video Content: Shorter Is Better http://tinyurl.com/6k7gv9n)
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