Overdrive Media to launch a media marketplace

Overdrive, the popular media marketplace for music and video, is launching a media marketer kit with its partners, including the Los Angeles-based agency of music-video producer Chris Young.The kit, which will launch in 2018, will offer a platform for media producers to share their work and to find the most-adored songs from artists they love.The service will allow consumers to search for songs...

How to get a job in the media industry in the US

I can't believe I'm saying this, but I don't want to hear about a media market in the United States.There is nothing.The internet doesn't exist.But there are some people in the news media business that I've heard talk about.I think that's probably a big problem for them because there's a lot of people who are just really interested in the stories that are out there.They want to know more about...

Facebook’s new content management platform is a big deal for the content industry

Facebook has just unveiled a new product that promises to change the way publishers and brands sell and market their content.In a keynote presentation, the company's chief content officer, Phil Schiller, announced the launch of a new business-to-business platform, the Media Marketplace, and a new platform for content management.Schiller said the platform will allow publishers and content managers...

Judge orders New York city to release records on 911 calls

NEW YORK -- A federal judge has ordered the city of New York to release audio and video recordings of the 911 calls of hundreds of people who were killed or wounded in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, including those of hundreds more who were injured and released.The New York Civil Liberties Union said the city should be held accountable for violating the citizens' right to privacy in...

Why Australia is the best place to buy and sell digital media content

The Australian market is dominated by two of the world's biggest digital media players, YouTube and Facebook.In the UK, however, it's a different story.It's not just YouTube that dominates in terms of its reach.There are a number of other popular services that dominate in the market too, including Amazon, Spotify and Netflix.This guide is about the different services that Australians use to get...

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 watch live streaming videos of live events in your home or office

I have never been able to make live streaming video available online, but I am convinced that a few months ago, someone at Netflix or Amazon decided to give us a shot.We've been watching movies and TV shows live since the beginning of the year.The first time I did it, I was on a plane and had no internet access at all.I was so excited that my family and I could watch a movie on my own TV screen,...

How Google Ads works and how it could be abused

Google Ads is a powerful tool for advertisers, but there are still a few things they need to be aware of. As always, we've been watching for signs of abuse, so if you've spotted anything shady in your ads, please let us know in the comments. Here are the key points: Google Ads uses a database of keywords to find potential audience Google uses its data to target ads based on keyword activity...

How to get an online media subscription from an india site

Google has been developing a new online marketplace for media products that will allow anyone to buy a digital copy of a TV show or movie for a fraction of the cost of buying it from a major streaming service.Indias new online platform, called Media Pro Marketplace, will allow users to purchase any product from the likes of Amazon Prime, Netflix, Hulu Plus, Apple TV, Amazon Video, Netflix Go and...

Which websites are the most popular on the web in Canada?

Google News Canada is the first country to publish data on the number of websites that are most popular in Canada.The data, obtained by The Globe and Mail from the country's Internet service provider, suggests that while Canada has a small online presence, the country does have a sizable audience online.The website statistics are based on Alexa's monthly search queries.Alexa provides a list of...