When disaster strikes, the world watches, and they watch online. Be it about the forces of nature or acts of man, disaster and crisis reporting play an important if fraught place in the news cycle. It comes as no surprise that as more and more people go online for the news that online video covering such events is a crucial source of information. In fact, in times of crisis, people flock to video.
Today, we’re pleased to announce several new content partnerships and new customers across APAC. We are thrilled to be forming more publisher relationships in Asia and Australia, increasing the power of social video in a growing market.
Healthy living outlet Greatist keeps its followers up to date on all manner of things related to the “healthyish” generation. A recent video showing off a wild piece of exercise equipment soared to huge numbers. The video currently has 8.1 million views, 22,000 comments, 19,000 reactions, and a stunning 71,000 shares. Those are figures that most publishers can only dream about!Read More
The most important decision you make in creating a video is the story. It’s more important to pick a subject or angle that will elicit an emotional reaction than to know how to make sophisticated technical edits. But there are still some stylistic choices to keep in mind that work better than others.
Let’s take a look at some common mistakes in video-making that you can easily avoid to ensure your video looks great.
The Italian arm of the Huffington Post, HuffPost Italia, scored a #WochitWin with a look at political scandal in Italy. The piece has 1.1 million views, nearly 7,000 reactions, over 500 comments, and more than 17,000 shares. It’s easy to see why their viewers reacted to the political, playful piece.Read More
Publishers and media outlets all over the world are focused on video. Audiences want it so strategies demand it. But with a need for video to fill various social feeds, and accompany content on websites and mobile apps, how can an organization keep up?
We have a few pointers to help you grow your video production without burdening your budget or burning out your teams.
Social feeds are extremely crowded. Photos, news, ads, videos, notifications – users are constantly inundated with content vying for their attention. Even after someone taps “play” on your social video, your content has to keep their attention, and the first three seconds are the most critical. Let’s look at some key elements you and your creative teams can use to make those first few crucial seconds capture and hold attention.Read More
This social video from ABC.es has some atypical features for a social video, and it’s success offers some good lessons for publishers. It’s a simple look back at Barack Obama’s presidency through the lens of the White House photographer that has drawn huge numbers. It currently has nearly 10 million views, 161,000 shares, 87,000 reactions, and over 2,000 comments.Read More
Spanish-language publisher Muy Interesante México shows once again that they have honed their social video craft to a fine point. This fun piece takes a look at the appendix, which was long thought to be an organ without a purpose. The unique subject and tone of the video has been well-received, with over 1.8 million views, 50,000 shares, 40,000 reactions, and 1,000 comments.Read More