Sep 29, 2014
Sep 20, 2014
and he's making a living on that social network now. Besides YouTube, social networks are becoming distribution platforms for video content, enabling people (and one day, when they get it, incumbent publishers) to earn real money.
In a related story, Facebook tests disappearing posts.
Sep 12, 2014
Der ganze Bericht als PDF
Sep 9, 2014
From May 2014 to July 2014 video views on Facebook exceeded 50% growth. In 3 months. 65% of video views are mobile. More than 1 billion video views per day. Faceboko does not reveal when a video is counted as "viewed", and the autoplay feature may start more videos than users actually want to see. Plus video has been ranked better in the news feed algorithm. But if they figure out (and they will) how to market pre rolls, this will disrupt a few markets.
Sep 8, 2014
Sep 6, 2014
The world is going mobile, and within mobile, they are moving to apps, and within apps, they just use a few. Makes competition harder.
We will see more and more of these headlines. While actual transactions completed on smartphones and tablets are just a bit more than one third, the visits on online shopping sites on mobile have reached 52%. Still do not offer a responsive site? Or better yet, only offer a responsive site? Think mobile first.
Sep 4, 2014
Both may come under pressure. Fashion meets tech, but more importantly, luxury gets a new definition. No matter how rich you are, you won't be able to have a better phone than I do. Yours may be in a massive gold shell, but it will weigh more and your Minecraft, YouTube or Facebook will be exacvtly as good as mine. If this happens to watches, the likes of Rolex, Hublot and all those others may sense severe pressure. Personally I believe that the very expensive watches, more used as a financial investment than a timekeeper, may survive this. You don't have to wear your Patek Philippe everyday to value it. and you're simply holding on to it until the next generation takes over (wonderful campaign). But the "up to 5,000USD" range may get into difficulties. Or, as Jony Ive puts it: The iWatch may sink Swintzerland.
full article on wearables:
Odd German stats:
YouTube viewership by age group and category like comedy, sports, news, music etc.
Sep 2, 2014
1. specialized tracking in a B2B context can be a huge market (and also a Union issue, although not for goalkeepers)
2. the lamest and most boring video ever to describe an exciting invention
Very nice overview in RWW about video games as the next big thing in content:
Sep 1, 2014