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Vishal is a tech writer for Vidooly and a fan of everything related to Android. He loves exploring the nexus between tech, culture, space, and politics. He lies awake at night pondering over the myriad facets of life while also having an adventurous side to him. In his spare time, he enjoys watching sci-fi and drama series, reading psychology/politics fiction and playing brain games.
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2019 largest video website is YouTube with 2 million people visiting the platform in a month has been already under fire for repetitive content moderation related controversies of pedophiles leaving predatory comments on videos featuring minors on YouTube or the bigoted harassment of a vox journalist. Keeping all that in mind, this time, we will discuss, How Brand Safety is going to revolutionize YouTube Ads in 2019? The platform has been recently blamed for serving...

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All marketing professionals are well aware as to how social media plays a crucial role in interacting with your audience and becoming a part of their conversation happening around your brand is the need of the hour. Nowadays, every business, small or big needs some marketing presence on social media. We often see marketers claiming they don’t have enough time for social media marketing, and that is why we have brought to you a guide...

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Video marketing is nothing new now and it is undoubtedly an essential part for an effective marketing strategy. In today’s hectic schedule, people prefer watching a two-minute video rather than 15 minutes reading of the same information. This time, we have brought to you, a complete guide on the Best time to post videos on Facebook so that you can easily amplify your reach. The easy-to-digest format of the video is taking over digital marketing, with...

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Earlier, we shared a blog on how to integrate Instagram on Facebook Creator studio and also shared on how to add free tracks and sound effects to your video using Facebook Sound Collection available in Creator Studio. This time, we will give a brief explanation of Creator Studio’s other features namely, Facebook Rights Manager and Facebook Content Library. Facebook Creator Studio has been here for a while now, and we all know how it is...

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Microsoft-owned, LinkedIn is a professional social platform for those who are looking for new opportunities in their careers and are interested in making connections with other professionals. LinkedIn has always focussed on building a trustworthy environment where professionals with a professional ID get an opportunity to present themselves, share credible content, and take and give professional help. There is no denying that video is the fastest-growing format with a high engagement rate and LinkedIn too...

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According to Alexa.com, Google-owned YouTube is the second most visited website in the world, only behind Google. While other social media platforms are working towards becoming better video platforms, YouTube, with its mass popularity is holding the top spot as a video sharing platform. YouTube brought a source of income for millions and gave creators a medium to showcase their skills, talents, hobbies or just share the experience with a larger audience over the Internet....

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In this era of digital consumers, Video on Demand (VoD) services is replacing TV subscriptions and DVD rentals. People are switching over to more affordable alternatives to cables, i.e., VOD platforms. In this piece we will discuss about How a video streaming platform like Viki is re-imagining local content in South East Asia with its interactive set of features. Subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) streaming services like Amazon Prime and Netflix offer individuals across the border with diverse...

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Music is one of the most essential components of any project, advertising, or even any video ads for social media. The right soundtrack spices up an ordinary video, making it more exciting and immersive. For video creators, choosing the right soundtrack is a key to convey the intended message to viewers by using different music genres for different emotions. For the same reason, we have brought to you a guide on How to use Facebook...

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Indian web Television thriller and the first Netflix original series in India, Sacred Games, starring Saif Ali Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Radhika Apte in lead roles, is based on Vikram Chandra’s 2006 novel, Sacred Games. Today, we will not only talk about Sacred Games 2 but will also list the key points of SacredGames2 Hashtag Analysis on Instagram, Facebook, YouTube & Twitter. So let’s start. Attention this content is 100% spoiler FREE. Aham Brahmasmi The...

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Last year, Facebook began testing its Facebook Fan Subscription feature to help creators make money and monetize their original content on Facebook. Facebook Fan Subscription, a Patreon-like Fan subscription service, allowed creators to offer a $4.99 monthly subscription to their Facebook fans in exchange with perks such as opt-in supporter badge and access to exclusive content. During the test period, Facebook will not take any revenue share for itself, but Apple and Google will take the...

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India’s oldest music label, Saregama, owned Yoodlee Films has been betting big with content-driven films and is now ready to expand its footsteps into the world of web-series. Its first film, Ajji, directed by Devashish Makhija, was critically acclaimed followed with the release of Brij Mohan Amar Rahe on Netflix in December 2018. Its next film Kuchh Bheege Alfaaz was directed by National Award winning director Onir. Yoodlee films has set a target for itself to achieve...

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Since 2010, Pinterest has grown more than a social media platform; it’s more like a key marketing platform where users (Pinners) discover inspirations and ideas while advertisers and marketers showcase their brands and products. As stated by Pinterest, 90% pinners make purchase decisions on the platform, and around 70% pinners use Pinterest to discover new products. In this article, we will discuss How to setup Pinterest Shopping Ad campaign for your next marketing campaign and scale...

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People come to Pinterest to discover products and take inspiration from the platform before making their next purchase, and with over 290 million monthly active users, Pinterest has grown as a shopping buddy and social marketing leader. From decor ideas to style and inspire, Pinterest has ideas and interests for every logged-in user. For brands and businesses, Pinterest Shopping Ads is a game-changer to convert Pinterest traffic into sales. In the last few years, Pinterest has...

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Facebook Creator Studio, which was initially rolled out to Facebook Page Admins, gave creators a tool to effectively manage and publish content on Facebook. For the same reason, we have bought to you this guide which will help you to connect Instagram to Facebook Creator Studio. Earlier this year, Facebook announced plans to merge Instagram, Facebook Messenger, and Whatsapp to allow cross-platform messaging. Now, Facebook has integrated Instagram into Creator Studio to post, manage, view insights, and...

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Searching for No Copyright Music for your next video can be a hassle, and for that, we earlier wrote an article about Websites that allows you to download Royalty-free Music for your video. In that article, we talked about YouTube Audio Library and discussed its features. To extend that piece, we can say that the YouTube Audio Library is one of the best collection or source of Royalty-free music for YouTube videos. For the same...

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We all very well know how effective advertising can be, and we also know about how Facebook and Google Ad campaigns still have advantages over influencer marketing. Facebook specifically presents to us with an ample volume of people from various demographics and gives a chance to segregate the audience by applying filters to it. Whether you are a shopkeeper, an analytics firm, eCommerce giant or stockbroker, Facebook will be holding a large chunk of your...

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Rise of TikTok is nowhere near to an end. TikTok fan count is increasing with each passing day, and users from all parts of the society with different backgrounds are now turning into celebrities. Earlier we wrote about Top TikTok users in USA, UK and India and this time we will dive into some of the Popular TikTok Stars in Pakistan. There are people who consider that the content on TikTok isn’t at par with...

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After the launch of its Live streaming service in 2016, Facebook has come a long way. As per stats of the 2019 first quarter, 35% of the creators have used the Facebook Live Streaming feature to get connected with their audience. This guide is not just about How to Live Stream on Facebook, but to help you gain engagement and mark a branded presence through top Facebook Live topic ideas for marketers & content creators....

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Everyone has a fear of something, but when it comes to the greatest fear, then it is nothing compared to most extreme sports. The number of new and out of the ordinary extreme sports such as Mountain Biking, Downhill Skating, Base Jumping, Waterfall Kayaking & Rock Climbing has been increasing every year. In this article, we will discuss the major extreme sports and popular Extreme Sports YouTube Channels that keep the adrenaline flow alive. Sports...

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Is uploading videos on YouTube and later sharing on all other social platforms enough for your company or organization to actively participate when it comes to social media marketing? The answer is definitely No! YouTube Live Video Streaming has now become a compelling tool, whether it be sales, marketing, or new product launch. Apps such as Facebook and Periscope have made it possible to stream anytime from your mobile, thus making the Live streaming a...

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Social Media is going crazy with the latest celeb-loved and viral internet challenge, The Bottle Cap Challenge. As the #bottlecapchallenge seems to be trending, we at Vidooly, did a Bottle Cap Challenge Hashtag Analysis for you. Until now, most of you must have already tried your legs and hands in kicking random bottles, but it is not that easy as it seems and yes, it’s quite a task. Thanks to Taekwondo instructor and fighter, Farabi Davletchin,...

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TikTok, with its short and crisp content, has gained a lot of traction in the marketing sector. Brands from all industries are using the platform to enhance their presence. TikTok for branded content is gaining popularity among the advertising sector and brands are making collaborations with the TikTok creators to target the niche they want and making the placement more authentic. Using our analytics to track TikTok for branded content, we have mapped TikTok content...

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In the year 2016, Facebook launched their live video streaming service, Facebook Live, that lets anyone using Facebook broadcast live videos out to their audience either from individual Facebook profile or company page. Last year, the number of Facebook live streaming reached 3.5 million counts, and in the first quarter of 2019, 35% of online marketers have already used Facebook live to connect to their audience, according to Facebook. This guide on How to Live Stream...

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It’s been 50 years since Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in Christopher Street, USA was raided in early hours of June 28, 1969, prompting a series of a violent demonstration by members of the LGBT community. This unfortunate incident kicked off the Gay Liberation Movement. A year later in 1970, to commemorate the first anniversary of Stonewall riot and embrace love, equality, and diversity, LGBT’s in Los Angeles and Chicago commenced the Gay Pride Marches. Now...

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Gaming isn’t just about playing alone or with merely few friends or online with global competitors. The game becomes much more entertaining and thrilling when you play in front of a crazy game audience which constantly cheers for you, moves with every turn of yours and keep the gameplay engaging. With Twitch, enjoying such a moment of gaming where thousands of audience is watching your game online is fun and that is why we have...

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This summer is playing the game for sports enthusiasts from across the globe, witnessing two of the world’s most favorite sports Tournaments, ICC Mens Cricket World Cup 2019 and mother of all tournaments, FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019. This year, France will be hosting the eighth edition of FIFA Women’s World Cup scheduled between 7 June to 7 July 2019 where 24 qualified teams, including France, will be competing for the trophy with 52 matches...

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TikTok, a Chinese video-sharing app which was previously known as Douyin and later merged with Musical.ly, keeping the title Tiktok is one of the most popular social video apps, especially among teenagers and it has gained immense worldwide popularity since its launch in 2016. With its rise, the top tiktok users have also reached heights and became tiktok stars and now have become celebrities. TikTok is getting used to upload and watch short videos with...

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Most of our readers who will be going through this article will be most probably well aware of Facebook Business Manager, and most of them may have used it lately. Well, if you haven’t, its time to start using Facebook Business Manager. Here, we have explained everything about the Business Manager, from setting up your account to placing your first ever ad What is Facebook Business Manager? Facebook Business Manager allows advertisers to manage all...

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The sporting world has already geared up on full swing for this summer’s grand cricket tournament, ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 scheduled from 30th May to 14th July. ICC World Cup 2019 will be held in England over a span of 15 days, with cricket lovers witnessing 48 matches between 10 international teams, each fighting for the winner’s trophy. With the ICC World Cup 2019 anthem by LORYN and Aastha Gill, the whole world is set to...

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Every day, with over 400 hours of videos uploaded on YouTube, maintaining the credibility and content quality once the video is up is not an easy task. With being a powerful business tool, YouTube is a platform to create brand awareness, share insights, build a medium where audience clearly understands your viewpoint rather than only holding silly or pointless video contents. Promoting and encouraging trustworthy content for the users is the key to successful utilization...

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YouTube needs no introduction to our readers; it’s our new TV. Founded by three PayPal employees, Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim in an office garage and later acquired by Google for more than $1 billion, YouTube today attracts 1.8 billion active monthly users from 90 countries to watch 100 million videos daily, making it the world’s second most visited website. YouTube has become the launchpad of talent and creativity, be it comedian, gamer, or vlogger...

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Today almost everyone uses emojis and is in search for Best Emoji Apps, be it lightening up the conversations, conveying your expressions, to spruce up your posts on social media, making texting more interactive and much more. These small cute emoji icons, which are around 2666 in number, far more than human expressions themselves, are making big changes in the business world too and even world’s biggest companies, like Pepsi, Starbucks, have created their emojis...

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Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning, Machine Learning is our future!! The way AI is bringing technological revolutions, learning and adapting us, it has the potential to make our lives easier, and also it performs tasks more accurately than humans. AI combines a large amount of data, iterates and using algorithms; the software automatically learns and adapt to the patterns and simply learn from inputs and perform human-like tasks. AI deeply analyses the data, predicts accurate results,...

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Facebook F8 Conference 2019 held from April 30 to May 1, 2019, at San Jose, CA showcased many new features, updates, latest AI product demos, developer programs and tools for all the family apps of Facebook, i.e., Facebook, WhatsApp, Messenger, Instagram, and Oculus. Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg even stated, “the future is private,” claiming it is making efforts in bringing more privacy online to all its services, both for its users and behind the scenes,...

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Today’s time is the time of streaming everything online rather than switching on the TV to watch whatever is being aired, leaving no choice to explore and for the same reason our political parties have also started exploring the options available to them other than TV. In the last ten years, YouTube has well-marked its presence as the most popular online video sharing platform where people watch 5 billion videos daily and over 400 hours...

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Linkedin, a social network of professionals established in the year 2002, which later became a fully owned subsidiary of Microsoft in the year 2016 is helping job seekers from every technology find the best job opportunities from every sector through millions of job postings by employers and build a professional relationship to have access to latest opportunities and insights of business by making Profiles. It has now become an influential online social platform for making...

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In the past few years, Social media has deeply integrated into all the spheres of our lives and most of the business has shifted online as people are getting all the relevant information in a just a click. According to recent studies, people not only use social media for entertainment, rather spend 37 % of their total time spent on media to buy some or the other products from advertisements tailored at them. Social media...

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Gone are the days when learning was just restricted to brick and mortar, where students had to go and pay a handsome amount of money to take learnings from a good teacher. We all remember the time just before the commencement of our sessions when we had to stand in long queues outside a bookseller’s shop and where books used to get sold even before the queue ended. Learning was never easy!! But in the...

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TikTok, a Chinese video-sharing app which was previously known as Douyin and later merged with Musical.ly, keeping the title Tiktok has gained immense worldwide popularity since its launch in 2016. With its rise, the top tiktok users have also reached heights and now have become celebrities. TikTok has become a medium to reach out to a larger audience within a few seconds of posting a video, and it becomes much more encouraging when you participate...

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After its launch in India, Spotify is now available in 79 countries, and as of March 2019, i.e., after launching in India, YouTube Music is available in 43 countries. YouTube Music vs. Spotify is not just expansion but these two players are moving towards  head-on-collision to mark their territories and what’s specific about India is that Spotify users who do not have a subscription can play music on demand on mobile and there are specific...

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Live stream videos are gaining traction across the globe, whether on social media or in personal & professional space. They offer individuals and brands a direct way to engage by simultaneously recording and broadcasting in real time. Live streaming is nowadays prevalent across multiple domains like social media, video games, product launch, eSports, etc. and for the same reason live video streaming apps are coming with multiple features like live talk with the broadcaster, group-chats...