| Oct 30, 2014
| 5:46 AM
From viral videos to selfies, listicles and "throwback Thursday" photos, candidates in the Nov. 4 midterm elections are leaving no social media stone unturned.
Where a 2010 gubernatorial or congressional campaign could proudly claim an active presence on...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 2:30 PM
GoTV, the Spanish-language digital entertainment company headed by Jorge Granier, has merged with Rich Hull's Latin Anywhere to form Latin Everywhere, which brings together digital rights to a large library of Hispanic TV and feature film content with...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 4:09 PM
The digital video revolution is here, and Oreos will be served.
Snack food giant Mondelez International announced a deal last week with Google to increase video advertising on YouTube, joining Allstate insurance and other major marketers in shifting...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Mondelez International, which makes snack brands including Oreo, Nabisco, Cadbury and Trident gum, said Wednesday it has joined with Google to produce online videos to boost the visibility of its brands.
The Deerfield-based snack-maker said it will...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 11:03 AM
A crying baby snaps into jamming-out happiness when Katy Perry’s “Dark Horse” starts playing in the car. The 38-second cellphone video has garnered nearly 20 million views on YouTube in about two months.
It became one of the most-...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 5:00 AM
For years, thrill seekers have worn GoPro video cameras to capture hair-raising skydiving, motorcycle racing and snowboarding footage from a first-person point of view. They've documented up-close and personal encounters with wildlife, even mounting the...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 6:47 PM
For as long as there has been Twitter, there have been parody accounts. U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, to the pope, public figures often find themselves the subject of these impersonations. Most have come to accept them as...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Jukin Media, a YouTube multichannel network specializing in distributing and licensing viral video clips, announced that it has raised $1.2 million in funding from investors including Mandalay Entertainment chairman and CEO Peter Guber and Machinima...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The $970 million in cash Amazon is paying to purchase Twitch isn't just good news for the founders of the company that live-streams people playing videogames. Another player that's quietly operated in the wings, Ustream, could now also benefit and find...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 1:36 PM
Sorry, YouTube. Amazon.com is the winning bidder for Twitch, the hugely popular online platform for video gamers.
The Seattle e-commerce giant said Monday afternoon that it had agreed to pay $970 million in cash to acquire Twitch, a San Francisco start-...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 12:49 PM
When a powerful denial-of-service attack brought down Sony's PlayStation Network on Sunday, a group that claimed responsibility said it had acted on behalf of the Islamic State, the rapidly growing terrorist organization in the Middle East. Even if the...