Saturday, November 01, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Amazon's Workforce Is Mainly Male, White
HP Smartwatch Looks Classic, Coming Next Week
North Korea Blocks Foreigners' Access To Facebook, Twitter
Pirate Bay Co-founder Sentenced To 42 Months Imprisonment
SEL Showcases 1058ppi And Foldable OLED Displays
New Outlook for Mac Available Now, Office for Mac Coming In 2015
Updated BBM Offers More Privacy, Control and More
Panasonic Raises Profit Outlook
Active Discussions
DVD/DL for Optiarc 7191S at 8X
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
Made video, won't play back easily
New Features In Firefox 33
updated tests for dvd and cd burners
How to generate lots of different CDs quickly
Yamaha CRW-F1UX
help questions structure DVDR
 Home > News > General Computing > Yahoo's...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Wednesday, April 09, 2008
Yahoo's Flickr Expands Into Online Video


Yahoo will begin showing homemade videos on its online photo-sharing site, Flickr, in a long-anticipated move that may be too late to lure most people away Google 's YouTube.

Unlike Internet search, online video hasn't blossomed into a big moneymaker yet. But it's expected to turn into a marketing magnet as advertisers shift more of their spending from television in pursuit of consumers who are watching more entertainment and news online.

Yahoo already operates one of the Web's largest video platforms, but most of its content is provided by media outlets and other outside professionals.

Flickr's new technology is aimed at amateurs and hobbyists looking for a better way to share short video clips with family and friends.

Only Flickr's "pro" members - those who pay for a $24.95 annual subscription - will be allowed to transfer video clips of up to 90 seconds or 150MB to the site, but anyone will be able to watch them.

Flickr members will be able to organize and share videos just like they do photos; they can upload videos to their photostream along with their photos, and set their privacy settings for friends, family or the world to see. Videos will be moderated through a combination of Flickr team review, community review and automated abuse-spotting mechanisms.

The video service will be offered in English and seven other languages: French, German, Italian, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish and traditional Chinese.

"Video on Flickr is an extension of what Flickr is already doing with more than 2 billion photos worldwide - providing a place where people capture and share life's daily moments," said Kakul Srivastava, general manager of Flickr at Yahoo!. "Digital media has led to a new behavior emerging in the market and people are much more likely to shoot short video clips, essentially "long photos," with their digital still cameras and mobile phones. There is a great resonance between this new category of content and with the kind of authentic, personal moments already being shared on Flickr."


Previous
Next
EMC to Buy Iomega        All News        Philips License TV Business to Funai
EMC to Buy Iomega     General Computing News      Hynix Applauds European Commission Move to Lift Countervailing Duties on Hynix DRAMs

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Yahoo Reports High Revenue and Profit
Will Revamped Tumblr Compete With Youtube?
Yahoo To Shutter More Products, Responds To Proxy Battle
Yahoo, Google To Encrypt Web Mail
Yahoo, ComScore To Jointly Offer Online ad Measurements
Yahoo to Buy Flurry to Strengthen Mobile Products
Yahoo 2Q Revenue Fall
Yahoo To Stream Concerts For Free
Yahoo Offers Workforce Diversity Data
Yahoo Buys Mobile Messaging App Blink
Yahoo Disables Do Not Track Settings
Yahoo Unveils New Video and Digital Content Programming

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .