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Google Improves Your Video Viewing Experience with VP9

If you’ve been frustrated with low quality YouTube videos, help is on the way. Google announced they will start encoding YouTube videos in VP9, an open source video coding software, developed by Google. VP9 provides quality streaming, including HD and 4K videos, at half the bandwidth. With video comprising over half of all internet traffic,

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Youtube Can Help With Your SEO Too!

Youtube is famous for being the website to go check out free videos for almost anything.  Most people do not realize that Youtube can also be a SEO force that will really help promote your business or website if you follow ten tips that truly will get you further in your marketing and promotion.

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Using YouTube as a web marketing tool: Generate leads for your business

When people find your business because they are searching for your product or service, the ability to make a sale or recruit members is much easier. If you have a small business, you know the importance of gaining these targeted leads. Where is the best place to find targeted leads? The Internet, of course. Search

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Your Interview with the President

On Tuesday, January 24 President Obama will speak in his annual State of the Union address. Interesting thing is going on YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/whitehouse) where you can ask President Obama the questions that are on your mind. He’ll answer several of top-voted questions. By submitting your question, you can win an invite to join a Google+

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Facebook dominates the Internet

In March 2010 the market share of visits to Facebook.com surpassed Google.com. Facebook.com is constantly growing and today nearly 1 in 4 page views in the US take place on Facebook.com. According to weblogs.hitwise.com the market share of page views for Facebook.com is about 24% and it is almost4 times the volume of the 2nd

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Rent movies via YouTube

The Financial Times (ft.com) reports that Google is negotiating with major Hollywood studios to bring streaming movie rentals to YouTube. It can happen as soon as by the end of the year. According to the source the new YouTube service will offer movies, simultaneous with the DVD release, for about $5

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YouTube more popular than Yahoo

According to Alexa Rankings, YouTube has just passed Yahoo! for the third spot of the most visited websites. Numbers one belong to Google, number two belongs to Facebook. While Alexa is known as a indicator of worldwide website popularity, we recommend to read our post why Alexa Ranking is useless.

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YouTube 4K

Google has announced during YouTube now supports video in 4096 x 3072. A new feature calls 4K. Google said that the perfect screen for 4K video is 25 feet. For comparison – IMAX uses two 2K projectors. 4K are not videos that you can easily capture on a handheld camera, it will be limited to

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YouTube Hacked

Google acknowledged that hackers attacked YouTube on Sunday, exploiting a cross-site scripting (XSS). The attack hit mainly sections where users post comments. The result of this strike was that comments were temporarily hidden for few hours. However Google fixed everything within two hours. A Google spokesman in an chat with New York Times that the

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HTML5 < video > tag versus Flash

HTML5 is still very new way of displaying video on web. On an official YouTube blog we can read that the company has to use Flash technology in order to meet all the needs of a site like YouTube. HTML5 < video > tag does not provide yet a good enough experience for viewers as

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