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Google Launches Outstream Ads To Boost Video Reach Beyond YouTube

AdWords advertisers now have a brand new video ad option to add to their arsenal.  This option is a format called Outstream Video Ads, which will operate on mobile devices across Google video partner mobile sites and apps. The new Outstream Video Ads, unlike TrueView in-stream ads or Bumper ads, won't require placement within a YouTube video.  [...]

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Fake Videos Could Threaten What Is Left Of Reality

We all like facts.  But in this case, it might be a good idea to sit down. There are fairly inexpensive tools that have come out recently that allows people to generate fake, but realistic-looking, videos.  No longer do high-end Hollywood special effect shops hold a majority of the tools to make such realistic videos This [...]

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Google Launches Reach Planner For YouTube & Video Ad Forecasting In AdWords

Google has launched Reach Planner, which is a new planning tool for video campaigns. Reach Planner in AdWords, which is currently in beta, is designed to help media planners and advertisers forecast the reach and  and frequency of video campaigns on YouTube and the video partners on the Google Display Network. Reach Planner will provide unique reach data [...]

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Consumer Groups File FTC Complaint Against YouTube For Collecting Kids’ Personal Data Without Parental Consent

A complaint was filed with the Federal Trad Commission by a coalition of 23 consumer groups that charges Google owned YouTube with violating the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) by collecting personal data on children without the consent of parents. The Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood (CCFC) and the Center for Digital Democracy co-filed the complaint [...]

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YouTube Is Powerful in Google Search: Here’s Why

If YouTube is the red pill and other video platforms are the blue pill, Google usually chooses the red pill. But just how much of the Google Matrix is dominated by YouTube? In this episode of the popular Here's Why digital marketing video series, Stone Temple's Eric Enge reveals the findings of his study on [...]

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Pixability Offers A New Self-Service Video Ad Platform

The video ad platform Pixability has released a new self-service integrated platform for Facebook, Instagram and YouTube. According to the company, the new offering is unique because marketers can conduct their campaigns for those three environments, using a single interface that tracks them as a unified effort. Alan Beiagi, the Chief Product Officer of Pixability said that [...]

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YouTube Rolls Out New Chat Replay, Automatic Captions & More For Live Streaming Videos

Even though YouTube removed a demographic data from creators recently, it is giving something back in return - an expanded list of features for creators who film live stream videos. Based on the information given in an announcement found on the YouTube blog, love streaming is going to include chat replay, automatic English captions, location tags, and IFTTT (If [...]

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The IVEP Association Is Readying An Ambitious New Smart Video Platform For Web And TV

The Interactive Video and Experience Protocol (IVEP) Association, a non-profit association has the ambitious goal of launching a new kind of interactive video across several platforms, boosting its transactional transparency and financial viability with blockchain and tokens. As a step toward this goal, IVEP Association has announced that it acquired a startup called ScreenJumper.  This can potentially expand [...]

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