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Vimeo launches tools for simultaneous uploading or livestreaming to Facebook, YouTube, Twitch and others

Video platform Vimeo is today rolling out new features designed to simplify video distribution across social networks, including one tool that allows live video to be streamed to Facebook, YouTube, Tw

Despite controversy, Logan Paul hasn’t done anything to be kicked off of YouTube

Despite the controversy surrounding YouTube celebrity Logan Paul (thanks to a string of videos exploiting an apparent suicide and tasering a rat), the young media personality hasn’t done anythin

Facebook is creating a news section in Watch to feature breaking news

Facebook is going to create a new news section in its video streaming platform Facebook Watch to feature breaking news stories. The move, which Campbell Brown, the company's year-old head of news part

Zelda, Overwatch are top Pornhub searches for 2017

Pornhub, a website dedicated to the distribution of pornographic videos, is onto all you porn lovers and your sexy, sneaky ways. In a nearly catastrophically complete year-in-review post, the company

YouTube is not for kids

I’ve been thinking a lot about this important if long Medium post by James Bridle regarding the nonsensical and potentially damaging kids content on YouTube. In it he moves from video to video,

PornHub uses computer vision to ID actors, acts in its videos

They say porn adopts new technologies first and PornHub [NSFW], a site that is as NSFW as it sounds, is proving that old adage true. The site – which receives 80 million visitors a day – f

Maestro gives big brands new tools to manage and control their live streams

From Twitch to Facebook to Periscope, live streaming is a growing phenomenon that’s making some decent money for the people who own the platform. For the actual people recording the streams and

Pornhub now supports interactive toys, proving porn paves the way

Pornhub, an adult content site, has announced compatibility with interactive sex toys like the Kiiroo Onyx – essentially an articulated sex jar – and the Fleshlight Launch – also ess

YouTube bans ‘hateful’ videos from making money via its advertising network

Following a backlash around brand advertising on controversial content, YouTube is making a move to clean up which videos are part of its ad network. The Google-owned has updated the guidelines that

After YouTube boycott, Google pulls ads from more types of offensive content

Google is pulling display ads from being placed alongside a wider range of content on YouTube and other sites, in the wake of a spike of criticism that its automatic, programmatic advertising seemingl

Whisper launches new tool to automate article creation from its user-generated content

After months spent watching other anonymous messaging and sharing apps come and go, Whisper is coming back to the market with a new product, a massive readership and a reinvigorated approach to sharin

Twitch co-founder discusses the site’s efforts to move beyond live gaming content

Twitch’s co-founder wants the site to reach beyond gaming as it seeks to capture the market on all live-streamed online media. Onstage at TechCrunch Disrupt SF, Twitch co-founder Emmett Shear

Twitter adds new ways to monetize live video via Periscope

Twitter announced a new monetization option today, adding live Periscope content to its monetization options, which lets approved creators and brands earn a share of ad revenue on their media posts.

Microsoft acquires Beam interactive game live streaming service

Microsoft has acquired Beam, a Seattle-based interactive game streaming service that lets viewers play along with streamers as they watch. Beam’s model takes the mostly passive interaction that launches for live streaming is expanding beyond music videos with the launch of, its live stream platform. Users will be able to broadcast through the app, and the streams will be viewable on musical.l

YouNow’s Adi Sideman on how to make money in live streaming

<a target="_blank" href="">Adi Sideman</a>'s live streaming app <a target="_blank" href="">YouNow</a> current

VideoBlocks brings 360-degree video to its stock media service

VideoBlocks, a stock image and video service that offers both a subscription library and a marketplace for buying individual items, today announced that it is bringing 360-degree video to its service.

Verizon Accused Of Net Neutrality Foul By Zero-Rating Its Go90 Mobile Video Service

Verizon, the parent of TechCrunch's parent AOL, is being accused of violating net neutrality principles by excluding its own mobile video streaming service, go90, from data charges -- thereby creating

Vimeo Unveils “Share The Screen” Initiative At Sundance In Hopes Of Attracting More Female Filmmakers

Vimeo wants more women making films on its platform and is launching a new three-pronged initiative called “Share the Screen” at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, today to lend fi

Google’s Move Toward Fair Use Comes In Anticipation Of YouTube Red

In November, Google through its copyright legal director Fred Von Lohmann announced it would offer legal support on the basis of fair use to a select group of content creators on YouTube that receive
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