mobile video

  • YouTube Addresses Complaints About Inappropriate Content In Updated YouTube Kids App

    YouTube Addresses Complaints About Inappropriate Content In Updated YouTube Kids App

    When YouTube first launched its dedicated “Kids” app earlier this year, parents welcomed the opportunity to be able to keep their children away from the more adult content found on the larger YouTube network, thanks to the new app’s curated selection of kid-friendly videos. But the app soon came under fire from consumer watchdog groups who claimed YouTube was not doing enough… Read More

  • Verizon’s Mobile Video Service Go90 Launches Into Beta

    Verizon’s Mobile Video Service Go90 Launches Into Beta

    Verizon’s new mobile video service dubbed Go90 is launching this week, a report from The New York Times confirms. Verizon tells us the service is actually debuting into beta with Verizon Wireless customers and subscribers from other carriers starting today, with a broader rollout planned for the end of the month. The service, whose name refers to flipping your mobile device… Read More

  • 6.1B Smartphone Users Globally By 2020, Overtaking Basic Fixed Phone Subscriptions

    6.1B Smartphone Users Globally By 2020, Overtaking Basic Fixed Phone Subscriptions

    Today there are 2.6 billion smartphone subscriptions globally, and while growth has been levelling off in developed markets like the U.S. and Europe, it’s not stalling altogether by a long shot. By 2020, globally there will be 6.1 smartphone users led by huge growth in less mature markets. And with 6.1 billion smartphones in circulation, we will see a tipping point of sorts… Read More

  • Vine Competitor Groopie Lets Vloggers Create TV-Style Shows Together

    Vine Competitor Groopie Lets Vloggers Create TV-Style Shows Together

    YouTube stars are more popular among today’s U.S. teens than Hollywood celebs, a recent study found. Hoping to capitalize on this trend, a new social video network called Groopie has just launched on iPhone, allowing the next generation of vloggers to record video shows with friends, which may include both scripted and unscripted content. The L.A. and San Francisco-based startup… Read More

  • Larger Phone Screens Drive Mobile Video Consumption

    Larger Phone Screens Drive Mobile Video Consumption

    No, it’s not an hilarious analyst April Fools’ Day joke. Although, the elementary logic may suggest otherwise: larger screen phones — such as phablets — are a key driver in increased mobile video consumption. Read More

  • Mobile Video Consumption Is Increasing Dramatically In China

    Mobile Video Consumption Is Increasing Dramatically In China

    Android users in China are becoming increasing avid consumers of mobile video, according to a new report from Wandoujia, one of China’s largest third-party Android app stores with over 200 million users. Read More

  • Yevvo For iPhone Debuts A New Take On Live Broadcasting

    Yevvo For iPhone Debuts A New Take On Live Broadcasting

    Newly launched mobile broadcasting app Yevvo has a different idea about how live mobile video apps should work. Instead of focusing only on a social model where users find and follow other people on the service, Yevvo users can also follow places in the real world, as well as events. Beyond its own walls, the app mainly targets the Twitter ecosystem and is designed to be push-button simple. Read More

  • Livestream Combines Live Video Broadcasting And Viewing In Its Latest App

    Livestream Combines Live Video Broadcasting And Viewing In Its Latest App

    Livestream has benefitted from the growth in both mobile viewing and broadcasting, but it’s decided to combine those functions into a singular app. That app also has been updated with features to make broadcasting better, and to notify users when new streams from their favorite producers are actually live. Read More

  • Instagram Will Get Video On June 20

    Instagram Will Get Video On June 20

    We’ve been working on getting more details on a press event that Facebook is having this week. Earlier, we wrote it could launch a news-reading app, but we have since heard more details that point to something else entirely. On June 20, a source says Facebook will unveil that Instagram, its popular photo-sharing app, will begin to let people also take and share short videos. Call it… Read More