Facebook is testing a new feature, and thankfully this time isn’t messing around which posts appear in the NewsFeeed.
Well at least not directly.
Mark Zuckerberg famously said last year that, by 2019, Facebook will be “mostly video”. At the rate its Video service is performing, that dream could well become a reality.
As you may be aware, Facebook Videos are becoming incredibly popular. Back in April this year, the social network announced that its users were watching 4 billion videos a day on its website. That is a huge improvement when compared to the number it reported in January, which was 3 billion, and four times of what it reported last year, [...]
Facebook has announced that it is improving the News Feed, yet again.
Over the past two months the social network has introduced several changes in the way stories are displayed.
Initially in May 2015, Facebook began to highlight status updates from friends on the top of the News Feed. This meant that pages that a friend likes, or comments on stories which they like will not be displayed on top of the feed, and will instead be moved lower down in the feed.
Then later in the same month, the social network announced that it would begin displaying Instant Articles in the News Feed. So, it partnered with several news companies, to allow them to post news articles [...]
Microsoft is giving its search engine a makeover, and Bing Video Search now displays larger thumbnails and the video’s stats
When searching for videos, there are two main things that we look for before clicking a link.
The first is obviously the Title of the video, obviously this is the most crucial factor, as it is directly related to the search term which you entered. The second thing we look for, is the thumbnail preview of the video in the search result. Very often, these two factors play a role which decide if the user watches the video or not.
However, there are several other information that users look for before watching a video. The [...]
The Google owned video sharing website, YouTube, turns 10 today.
It was originally founded on February 14, 2005, but the first video on the website was uploaded on April 23, 2005.
This is the first ever video uploaded to YouTube. It is titled “Me at the Zoo”.
It was uploaded by Jawed Karim, one of the website’s co-founders. It is just 18 seconds long, and is poor in quality. Of course, this was before smartphones and high end cameras to be in existence.
The video has drawn almost 20 Million views in exactly 10 years.
YouTube was founded by three PayPal employees: Chad Hurley, Jawed Karim and Steve Chen. Google acquired YouTube in [...]