Which media is worth your time?

An international searchable database of paid media companies is coming to the internet.The MediaSource website, which is designed to provide information about paid media products and services, says the database will make it easier for users to determine what they can buy and sell online.MediaSource says the searchable data is the product of a collaboration between The New York Times and the...

How to find the best NFL game streams for your device

With the NFL's schedule shifting to a Week 4, Week 5, and Week 6 slate, how do you find the right content to watch?For the latest on NFL games, follow us on Twitter @APSports and check out our NFL hub for all the latest.With a new NFL schedule, there are two options for NFL games this season: the live stream or the digital stream.If you have a tablet, iPhone, or Android phone, you can find live...

Which TV Shows Should You Get On Your TV Now?

When you're searching for a new show, you're not going to be disappointed by the sheer amount of shows available to you.And, even if you're looking for something a little niche, you may find that you can catch some good quality content.However, as you scroll through the options, you might find that a show you love has recently been removed from your TV lineup.That's because of what's called the...

When the internet turns into a shopping mall: a guide to Canada’s next-gen media marketplace

The media is changing fast in Canada.Canada's media industry is set to make a massive shift from a brick-and-mortar retailer to a digital platform, one that will allow for more efficient, cost-effective and reliable delivery of content.The country's media marketplace will be built on a platform that has a "high degree of certainty of delivering all content for the highest levels of engagement,"...

Twitter and Microsoft agree to pay $250M for a new deal to buy up media platform provider MediaVentures

Microsoft and Twitter have agreed to pay a combined $250 million to acquire MediaVents for a company that's the only media marketplace in the world that allows content creators to sell their work for a fee, the companies said Thursday.The deal, which Microsoft and Google's parent company Alphabet announced in August, gives the new company an "unparalleled reach" and broad reach to serve...

How to tell the difference between ‘commercial’ and ‘noncommercial’ videos

How to spot when someone is using the word "commercial" or "noncommercial" in a video or ad on YouTube or Facebook?If you're not sure what the word commercial means, you can read up on it here, here, or here.In other words, the commercial part is the one that means what it says in the advertisement, and the noncommercial part is a way of saying that the video doesn't contain ads or is not...

Watch for a new media marketplace with a ‘social media’ focus: Newsmax

(MAY 15, 2018) The world is in a "media renaissance," with the likes of Facebook and Twitter emerging as major players, and with media consolidation taking place on both sides of the Atlantic, one industry leader is calling for a change in the way we access and consume news.Newsmax Media, a media marketer that's been around since 2011, is aiming to build a "new media marketplace" that will be...

Which new digital products and services are worth your time?

A few weeks ago, I shared a list of 20 new digital services and products that were worth checking out.But what about those that you don't know about yet?This week, we're taking a look at 15 new services and apps that aren't yet available on iOS or Android.And to make this week even more interesting, I'll be sharing five new games and app updates that I'm excited about!What do you think?Would you...