A Barely Political Milestone

A great tidbit to end the week on. Congratulations to the team at Next New Networks and their hit series Barely Political, who passed 500,000 subscribers on their YouTube channel yesterday.

In case you live under an online video rock, or avoid anything with the word ‘political’ in it, Barely Political shot to fame with their [...]

Quitting Facebook Rap

Found on Mashable….

Proxibid: Live Streamed Online Auctions

A great use of live streaming technology, Proxibid brings buyers and bidders to auctions hundreds or thousands of miles away via video stream. This is one of those use cases where you say to yourself, “Now why didn’t I think of that.”

How did I hear about them? From their YouTube video which a friend [...]

Webby Award for Viral Video Goes to The Muppets

This year’s Webby Awards named The Muppets version of Bohemian Rhapsody as their top viral video of the year, beating out traditional UGC king of the year, David After Dentist.

Personally, I think these should be in separate categories, but I’m not on the committee (yet. you reading this, Chris?!?).

The Champion (wait, wrong Queen song), below. [...]

VEVO Stands Up for Artist's Expression

Music video portal VEVO is taking a firm stand supporting the creative expression of artists in their music videos. A big OVW salute to them!

British rap artist M.I.A. had her latest video, for the single “Born Free,” pulled from YouTube for being overly graphic. According to the BBC reports:

YouTube said: “On YouTube the [...]