Fernanfloo scores big with new free game
The El Salvador-based gamer’s new venture is part of BroadbandTV’s broader strategy to diversify creator revenue streams beyond ad sales.
Spotify’s first original goes live
The music streamer’s originals will all focus – naturally – on music, beginning with the animated doc series Deconstructed.
What’s up with Vine?
With creators and brands leaving the platform, industry pros try to pinpoint what’s going on – and how parent co Twitter can turn things around.
YouNow captures trending “moments”
Following rival Snapchat’s lead, the live broadcaster looks to tap an appetite by users for videos that are short, snackable and highly shareable.
German SVOD Watchever goes dark
Elements of the Vivendi-owned streamer are expected to be retained, notably a music video category and mobile-focused service featuring digital shorts.
Cartoon Network goes mobile in the Philippines
Turner and Globe Telecom have rolled out two apps to dish out children’s content to the telco’s subscribers in the country.
Viewers grab focus in Vimeo app upgrades
The premium VOD service has long followed a “creator-first” approach. Now, it seeks to deliver a better experience to mainsteam users, too.
Ivana Kirkbride exits Vessel, joins go90
The new content chief at Verizon’s mobile-first streamer is tasked with building out “the next evolution of content” around scripted series and franchises.
The Runner goes live July 1 on go90, AOL
The debut of the series comes as Verizon looks to raise the profile of its mobile streamer, and vastly boost its content-discoverability capability.
TV reigns, but smartphone streaming is rising fast: Nielsen
The study also found that SVOD has become just as popular as DVR, while Hispanic Americans use smartphones far more than the national average.