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iQIYI, Tinder and YouTube charge up download rankings

App Annie has released its monthly Index which shows the popularity of dating app Tinder is once again on the rise, YouTube is climbing the content ranks and online video platform iQIYI is fast catching category leaders.

OTT video revenue explosion forecasted

Statistics unveiled by analysis firm Digital TV Research has projected a doubling in global OTT video streaming revenues from $26bn in 2015 to $51.1bn in 2020; highlighting the growing market share of OTT players in broadcasting.

AT&T-Chernin venture snaps up Fullscreen stake

Otter Media, the joint venture of AT&T and media holding company Chernin Group, formed in April, announced its intention to buy a majority stake in YouTube content provider Fullscreen in a move to establish firmer foot in the online video market.

Hunter Walk: “YouTube has become a global living room”

YouTube is leading to a smarter, more caring world, according to Hunter Walk, Director of product management at YouTube. Today the YouTube community is more than 850 million monthly visitors. It’ll be a billion-person community quite soon.

Facebook and YouTube focus on photo sharing

Facebook has launched a photo-sharing app just weeks after agreeing to acquire Instagram, while Google–owned YouTube has introduced an app which enables users to take photos at events when they are not physically there.

Mobile data peak demand is an all-day phenomenon

There’s no rest for a busy network. With video now accounting for the lion’s share of mobile data traffic on wireless networks, peak demand has become an almost all-day phenomenon, running from noon to midnight daily.

YouTube racks up 2 billion video views per day

YouTube, the online video platform owned by Google, celebrated its fifth birthday on Sunday with the announcement that the site is now racking up two billion video views per day.

YouTube readies for iPhone landing

YouTube will be available on Apple’s forthcoming iPhone from launch, the Californian company said on Wednesday. The Google-owned user generate content firm also revealed it has been encoding its clips into a new format in an attempt to improve quality and preserve battery life when viewed over wireless devices. YouTube is using the advanced H.264 […]

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