social video

  • ABC News teams up with ATTN: to produce original news videos for social media

    ABC News teams up with ATTN: to produce original news videos for social media

    ABC News announced today it’s teaming up with digital media company ATTN: to develop original news videos that will be distributed across social media sites, including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. The partnership aims to produce videos targeting audiences who no longer tune in to traditional news broadcasts aired on television. However, the news footage featured in the program will… Read More

  • Animoto gives businesses an easy way to create social videos

    Animoto gives businesses an easy way to create social videos

    Animoto is launching a new product for businesses that want to post their own marketing videos for Facebook and other social networks — but don’t necessarily have the team or the skills needed to create something slick. The company already offers products that automatically assemble your photos and videos into a video slideshow, and it’s been adding more tools for businesses. Read More

  • WeMesh For iOS Lets You Watch Videos With Friends In Real Time

    WeMesh For iOS Lets You Watch Videos With Friends In Real Time

    A mobile application called WeMesh wants to make watching videos more of a real-time social experience by allowing you and your friends to watch videos together in perfect sync, while also texting and voice chatting. Today, the app aggregates videos from YouTube, but the plan is to soon expand that selection to include videos from your Facebook News Feed, then other video services like Vimeo… Read More

  • Mark Cuban-Backed Ocho Launches Its Social Network For Eight-Second Videos

    Mark Cuban-Backed Ocho Launches Its Social Network For Eight-Second Videos

    According to Jourdan Urbach, co-founder of social video startup Ocho, “There really isn’t anything out there that’s just a solid social video platform.” That might come as a surprise to users of Vine, but Urbach argued that with its six-second, looping videos, Vine has really become a unique, specialized format, one that’s dominated by “high-end… Read More

  • FightMe Raises $500K To Bring Its Social Video Competitions To The US

    FightMe Raises $500K To Bring Its Social Video Competitions To The US

    FightMe, a social video app with what may be my favorite startup name ever, is announcing that it has raised $500,000 in seed funding from an undisclosed London investor. Using a hashtag system, app users can post their own 30-second, unedited videos, and they can also browse other videos and post their own footage in response. Other users then “applaud” the videos that they like… Read More

  • Social Video Broadcasting Startup Spreecast Comes Out Of Beta With A New Design

    Social Video Broadcasting Startup Spreecast Comes Out Of Beta With A New Design

    It’s been two years since we first wrote about Spreecast, a startup which allows anyone to create live, social video broadcasts. After all that time, it’s finally coming out of beta and doing so with a big new redesign. With the redesign, the new Spreecast is cleaner and more airy, cutting out all the jumble of logos and screenshots that used to dominate the homepage. Read More

  • CrowdFlik’s Auto-Synced, Crowdsourced Footage Lets Anyone Become A Documentary Filmmaker

    CrowdFlik’s Auto-Synced, Crowdsourced Footage Lets Anyone Become A Documentary Filmmaker

    Have you ever tried to film your favorite song at a concert, only to have someone block your view with their massive head? Or discovered that the only footage of an interesting panel discussion on YouTube was shot by someone with shaky hands? CrowdFlik is a new app that lets users assemble clips shot by different users at the same event, making sure that everyone has video of exactly what… Read More

  • Streamweaver Nabs $1.3M From Former Facebook Chief & Others To Bring The Split-Screen Experience To Mobile Video

    Streamweaver Nabs $1.3M From Former Facebook Chief & Others To Bring The Split-Screen Experience To Mobile Video

    As Peter Csathy wrote recently, mobile video does indeed present a huge market opportunity, but it’s one that few (if any) startups have gotten right, and it’s a much harder nut to crack than many seem to realize. Streamweaver, a Nashville-based startup that launched back in September, hopes to stand out from the crowd by making the whole mobile video experience more social and… Read More