Online comedy powerhouse Smosh to go live
The Defy Media brand has teamed up with 5 Gum as part of a summer-long partnership that will culminate with a live sketch comedy show in August.
Firetalk emerges from beta stage
Co-founder Rush Doshi shares how his company plans to monetize on live-streaming, and what challenges lie ahead for the medium.
Facebook rolls out live streaming
As the age of its average user base rises into the 40s, the social networking giant beefs up its video offerings to attract a younger demo.
Former Piksel VP joins BitTorrent Live
The hire comes as the service beefs up its live offerings and prepares to launch an OTT streaming platform, with subscription options.
AOL launches live event video service
The new feature is one of the web giant’s first big ventures incorporating support from Verizon since its acquisition by the telco this spring.
Fullscreen goes all out with Girls Night In
Six YouTubers from the MCN, including the popular Eva Gutowski (MyLifeAsEva), will embark on a U.S. tour in September.