Google and Landmrk join forces with mixed reality campaign for Ariana Grande

Google and Landmrk join forces with mixed reality campaign for Ariana Grande

Google has joined forces with location-based experiences platform Landmrk to unveil Ariana Grande’s new YouTube Original docu-series: Dangerous Women Diaries. As part of the series, fans of Grande will have access to digital content like Grande themed wallpapers and OOH billboards throughout the US. Seth Jackson, chief executive officer of Landmrk, said: “The YouTube Originals […]

YouTube adds Stories feature only popular creators can use

YouTube adds Stories feature only popular creators can use

 Just like Snapchat, Instagram and Facebook, YouTube is rolling out a Stories feature to users, but only if you have at least 10,000 subscribers. On November 29, YouTube began rolling out a mobile platform feature reminiscent of the highly-trendy Snapchat Stories, a feature that basically all the most popular social media platforms have created […]

Teespring and YouTube expand merchandise integration for YouTube creators in the UK

Teespring and YouTube expand merchandise integration for YouTube creators in the UK

 YouTube has struck a partnership with custom merchandise company Teespring that lets creators directly sell merchandise through their channels, without viewers ever leaving the page. Teespring and YouTube, will expand the ability for eligible creators in France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and the United Kingdom to sell merchandise on their channels. This follows […]

YouTube trials multiple pre-roll ads to minimise disruptions

YouTube trials multiple pre-roll ads to minimise disruptions

YouTube has started showing two pre-roll video ads instead of just one, as the site prepares to rival TV on demand services and cater to a growing audience of viewers watching YouTube on their TV screens. The Google-owned streaming site calls them “ad pods”, which are essentially two separate video ads much like a TV […]

YouTube adds 100 new feature films that you can watch for free but you’ll have to sit through ads

YouTube adds 100 new feature films that you can watch for free but you’ll have to sit through ads

Streaming website YouTube has added about 100 new feature films that you can watch for free- but there’s a catch. You don’t need a subscription to watch these full-length films but you will have to sit through ads. Around 100 films have been added to the website’s free movie collection through partnerships with studios. The […]

Just 1 in 10 online shoppers visit a brand’s website when searching for products

Just 1 in 10 online shoppers visit a brand’s website when searching for products

A new report from inRiver, a leading provider of product information management technology, reveals that almost half (45%) of consumers go to Amazon first when looking for a specific product. The online giant has become a go-to source for product information, price comparisons and consumer reviews. In contrast, just 28% turn to a search engine […]

YouTube changes what is deemed ‘engagement’ and ‘conversion’ on TrueView for action ads

YouTube changes what is deemed ‘engagement’ and ‘conversion’ on TrueView for action ads

YouTube has made a change to its attribution model for TrueView for action ads in order to better reflect “the relationship between video ad exposure and conversions”. The Google-owned video sharing platform has adjusted its attribution window to 10 seconds, meaning YouTube will now count an ‘engagement’ whenever a user clicks or watches 10 seconds or more […]

Vertical video ads are coming to YouTube

Vertical video ads are coming to YouTube

YouTube is embracing vertical video ads to let brands “provide a more seamless mobile experience” for viewers, it revealed at DMEXCO on September 12 where it also revealed plans to sell advertisers video ads based on users’ personalised home feeds. Advertisers can now snap up slots that fill up a users’ screen when they’re viewing […]

Facebook Watch rolls out globally in bid to take on YouTube

Facebook Watch rolls out globally in bid to take on YouTube

Facebook Watch, the social network’s streaming video platform, is getting its global rollout, just over a year after the service launched in the US. Content will include familiar names as well as original programming and exclusive series. The content lineup includes entertainment, news and sports programs, and aims to position Facebook as a more legitimate […]

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