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  • Telecast Pivots To Give YouTube Superfans A Better Viewing Experience

    Telecast Pivots To Give YouTube Superfans A Better Viewing Experience

    Telecast, the video curation service born out of betaworks, has today pivoted into a fan-centric video service that gives hardcore YouTube viewers a way to connect with their favorite creators. According to founder Matt Hackett, who was one of the first engineers at Tumblr, environments like YouTube and Vimeo have opened up a lot of opportunities for video creators to gain a following… Read More

  • Betaworks-Backed Telecast Brings The TGIF TV Experience To Mobile Internet Video

    Betaworks-Backed Telecast Brings The TGIF TV Experience To Mobile Internet Video

    When this generation looks back to retell the best and most amazing past times of the early oughts, surfing YouTube will undoubtedly be on the list. But as we shift to a more mobile lifestyle, content discovery — with particular regards to internet video — is becoming less and less fluid. That’s why betaworks is today launching Telecast, a new service that bundles internet… Read More