How video impacts mobile web performance and UX, part 2: autoplay and audio

Mobile video is a major up-and-coming trend in content, with brands everywhere  converging on the new and lucrative mobile video market. Mark Zuckerberg said on a recent shareholder conference call  that he sees video as “a megatrend on the same order as mobile” – which makes mobile video, the intersection between the two, the ultimate sweet spot of engaging content to draw in new consumer eyeballs. But sadly, there are still some technical hurdles to overcome before the mobile video experience is as smooth as companies would like it to be

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How video impacts mobile web performance and UX, part 2: autoplay and audio

How video impacts mobile web performance and UX, part 1: data and download speed

Mobile video is great. When it works. Implemented correctly, video or audio *should not* impact the speed that pages load on a mobile device and when the play button is pressed, it needs to start quickly and work well

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How to get started with 360-degree content for VR

Once a time and resource-heavy exercise, creating and embedding 360 degree imagery has become much cheaper and easier over the past couple of years. The advent of mobile apps that can take 360-degree photographs, or ‘photo spheres’, has made creating 360-degree images accessible to those without specialized equipment. At the same time, it has become easier to embed and share photospheres directly within webpages, and the virtual reality headsets which allow users to experience them are increasingly widespread and affordable

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Generational Differences in Social Video Viewing

Online video solution Brightcove has released research that reveals some rather interesting insights into the social video viewing differences of various generations. The survey showed that 74 percent of consumers connect watching a video on social media and their purchasing decision making process. Brightcove also revealed some rather…

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YouTube Mobilizes Live Streams; Introduces Monetization

YouTube announced two rather major improvements to their network this week and it's captured the attention of creators. The Alphabet (Google) owned video network is launching mobile live streaming (bringing the functionality to its mobile app to be more specific) and introducing a way to monetize those live stream (limited now to those with…

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Embedding Videos Everywhere with Vidyo

Vidyo has announced the launch and general availability of its Vidyo.io Communications Platform-as-a-Service (CPaaS), which will let application developers and enterprises embed high-quality, reliable, scalable, multi-party video collaboration into any WebRTC, mobile or native application.

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Embedding Videos Everywhere with Vidyo

Five quick tips to boost your SEO in 2017

It’s the right time of the year to evaluate your SEO strategy and examine the best ways to improve it during 2017. This doesn’t have to be a complicated process, though. New year’s resolutions are not just about our personal goals, so it may be the ideal moment to focus on your business goals and seek for the best ways to boost your SEO presence to improve authority, value and ranking.

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Off-page PR: everything you need to know about changes to the local press

The regional press still carries great importance. Wrongly maligned in some quarters, the stats almost speak for themselves. The 1,000 local newspapers and 1,700 associated websites across the UK attract a whopping 97 million users every month

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Off-page PR: everything you need to know about changes to the local press

Video at the Tipping Point

Video technology provider Kaltura publisheds its 3rd annual State of Enterprise Video report and found that 59 percent of respondents indicated that video capabilities are currently integrated into their intranet and a further 30 percent are considering following them down this digital path.   SUBSCRIBE to Website Magazine &…

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