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Sorensen gets LinkedIn

The video encoding firm, Sorenson Media, has created a group on LinkedIn for discussion of its “Squeeze” software, and another for Sorenson 360. The direct links are http://www.linkedin.com/groups/Sorenson-Squeeze-5031409 and http://www.linkedin.com/groups/Sorenson-360-5031414 The groups will enable users of the product to discuss directly with Sorensen any issues...

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New ad solution for web video

Encoding.com has tied up a deal with advertising network FreeWheel to mix the former’s Vid.ly video distribution system with latter’s ads system. The combination gives video producers a way to put targeted adverts into their content via Vid.ly’s HTML5 and Flash video players. When a...

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YouTube showcases “Next Vloggers of 2013”

“Vlogging” is a quite horrible term but wretchedly, it’s caught on and we are stuck with it. Thankfully, the people who vlog in YouTube’s latest showcase are anything but wretched, indeed many of them have come back from the depths of wretchedness to a happier...

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Flickr revamp offers video updates

Alongside Yahoo’s announcement today of its purchase of blogsite Tumblr comes news that its other social property, the photo-sharing website Flickr, is to be upgraded – and that includes tweaks to its video hosting. With individual accounts now offering a terabyte of free storage (they...

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Red Giant software announces “Bulletproof” beta

If you’re working on big projects where there’s lots of shots and lots of memory cards full of data – or if you’re just the kind of videomaker who’s a touch OCD and wants everything organised to the nth degree – then perhaps Red Giant’s...

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YouTube launches “creator academy”

YouTube is tweeting to promote a forthcoming online series of tutorials, activities and assessments which, it says, will help video producers boost their channel’s profile and subscriber numbers. The idea is that over the course of a fortnight (June 3 to 16th, 2013), six lessons...

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New firmware for Drift HD Ghost actioncam

Drift Innovation has a firmware update, version 2.1.6.4, for the HD Ghost. A highlight, they say, is a new mode for continuous looped recording for insurance and security purposes. For example, in-car use in case of crashes, road rage incidents and so on. In this...

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YouTube launches paid channels

As predicted by the Financial Times and reported here on Tubeshooter on May 6th, YouTube has now officially launched a subscription-based service for viewers. Beginning with what it calls “a small group of partners … with subscription fees starting at $0.99 per month”, each channel will...