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Ever since its inception in 2005, YouTube has transformed the way we watch and consume content. This phenomenon shows no signs of slowing down as today it is the world’s second most popular search engine. This massive growth of the platform has led to the birth of a brand new generation of celebrities who have emerged just by using YouTube to build an audience. People love to watch someone with whom they can interact with...

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Facebook is a great place for creative people to learn about varied crafts, get inspiration and keep up to date with what other lovers are doing. Photography is one such art form that has emerged as one of the top interests among the Facebook audience over the years. Some pages stand out more than others considering the quality and range of content they offer. There are a heap of great photographers on Facebook who have...

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The internet is filled with information about anything and everything. A huge part of the digital audience gets their daily dose of information from social media platforms like Facebook. Considering this pattern of increased usage of Facebook, brands of all sorts have begun to mark their presence on the platform by creating a page and constantly updating it with relevant information. The health, wellness and fitness industry is no different. Brands have maintained a good...

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An online community or also called an internet community is a virtual community whose members interact with each other primarily via the Internet. An online community can act as an information system where members can post, comment on discussions, give advice or collaborate. With the boom of the digital era, social media platforms have become the ultimate hub for digital communities to thrive and cultivate. Facebook is the greatest example of that. Here in this...

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Today if you are looking to find ways to do something, the internet is the ultimate destination – more specifically social media platforms. A lot of people are out there who possess a particular skill or technique to do something and are happy to demonstrate it to the digital audience. This is how the most consumed and informative content category of “How-To/Tutorial/Do-It-Yourself” emerged. It is something that people are always actively looking for on the...

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With the worldwide adoption of the internet and social media, a lot of industries have revolutionized. Fashion (especially clothing) is one such industry which has seen a lot of disruption considering that it is a highly image-driven industry. Today on social media platforms like Facebook, you will find innumerable images and videos showcasing retail fashion products which are being wholeheartedly liked, shared and commented on. As consumers, our appetite for fashion is quite large and...

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Social media platforms emerged to cater to individuals who want to broadcast their thoughts and stay connected with other individuals as well for communication. But gradually over the years, social media platforms have turned into a battleground for brands to conquer the ever-growing digital audience. It is no longer restricted to individuals as brands have realized the importance of building and growing their digital consumer base. Facebook is one such major platform where a plethora...

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A perfect digital community allows it’s audience to share all sorts of content including music. Facebook is one such platform which helps create and maintain digital community through its plethora of pages which are focussed on numerous categories. Just like any other brand or celebrity even musicians and record labels need this platform to boost their audience engagement and reach on digital. The Indian music industry comprises of various leading musicians, independent and commercial record...

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In today’s world, digital media is rapidly evolving and everyone is trying to adapt to it be it individuals, brands, and even celebrities. Every celebrity wants to maintain their fandom and ensure that it keeps growing. Social media platforms like Facebook enables a celebrity with the opportunity to interact with their fans regularly, reach out to new people and showcase their work in a creative manner. As now celebrities are projecting themselves as brands, Facebook...

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With the world becoming more and more digitally evolved, audience behavior in terms of media consumption is also rapidly changing. The digital world has changed the way that daily activities and routines are experienced. Therefore, it is essential for traditional media to adapt to new media in order to have a greater impact and audience reach. Today, traditional media on its own cannot lure the audience into consumption. It needs to take help from digital...

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According to YouTube, this is what a video view means – “a viewer-initiated intended play of a YouTube video that’s been de-spammed… A view isn’t an autoplay, scripted play, spam play or playback. Views should only be a result of pure viewer choice to watch a video, not as a result of a transaction through incentivized views.” In simple terms, this basically means a view is counted when a video is played because a viewer...

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When you think of sports, words like inspiring, engaging, immersive and emotions comes to mind. It is a rapidly growing industry worldwide but for India specifically, the major focus is only on Cricket. Therefore, no wonder the most followed sports pages on Facebook in India are indeed related to Cricket. Just to put things in perspective, India is the second most populous country in the world and it has the largest fan base of cricket...

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The world’s largest social media platform that is Facebook is one of the major sources of entertainment for its users worldwide. Apart from its major purpose of keeping people constantly connected to each other, it is also one of the largest social media platform for entertainment content consumption. As per our study, across the top Facebook pages in India, news-related videos were the most streamed with over 1.58 billion views, while entertainment videos took the...

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Recently a lot of Facebook pages have noticed that there is a gradual decline in the organic reach of posts that are being made. But despite that, Facebook video is still on the rise and is stronger than ever. Every marketer has now incorporated Facebook video as an essential part of their social media marketing strategy. It has been reported by experts that more than 100 million hours of video content is streamed by Facebook...

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Lately there have been a lot of questions about Facebook. Marketers are wondering if people still use the platform and and if businesses can still find it to be valuable. Considering that the platform have over one billion active users, it is safe to say that Facebook is very much alive and kicking. Facebook has always emerged to be a game changer and major player in the world of social media today. As the platform...

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Here are the top 10 OTT platforms in India. Voot: Voot is a video-on-demand platform that is a part of the digital arm of Viacom18. Viacom18 is one of India’s largest growing media networks. The platform provides its audience with a vast range of content choices and preferences. It has a pool of 45,000 hours of content which includes – COLORS (Hindi), MTV, Nickelodeon, Viacom18 Motion Pictures and MTV Indies. It offers the biggest TV...

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The change in the Facebook algorithm to always provide a seamless and a better experience to its users aroused worry for big brands and publishers. The challenge now would be to keep a check on their organic reach as reaching the target audience might not be that easy now for businesses.  Mark Zuckerberg announced the new news feed algorithm will be prioritizing content from friends, family and groups to boost meaningful interaction between people saying...

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Boosting your creativity is a hard task. But what if we said you could do all of that with the help of YouTube? Yes! Today, we are going to help all you young people who want to become the best at their business by boosting their creativity. The idea is to give some points that will help you use YouTube the right way and get your grey cells working. So let’s get started, shall we?...

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No more fooling by your friends – Fake news sharing on Facebook Facebook has announced a new update, almost a week back to the News Feed to deal with the fake news that your friends might be sharing. The main objective of this update is to give context to the users for the news stories they read and also show related articles. The new ‘”i” icon next to the story headline, will show the source’s...

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So April Fool’s Day has just gone by and if you think it’s only people who dupe each other, you’re wrong! This day is a big hit in the corporate world as well, where brands compete with each to see who who falls for their tricks. In this blog, we will showcase some of best April Fool’s Day prank videos of 2018 by brands. Some have announced excellent news, while some have launched totally believable...

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Bid adieu to the old school culture where nonsensical TV series were the only escape to boredom. There is no doubt that Bollywood and Television based filmmakers have kept us hooked to the kind of entertaining madness that of course, is very difficult to get rid of! Leaving behind the old getaways, scouting for entertainment, it’s time to dig in for some documentaries that will surely make us ‘break free’ from the hectic routine. The...

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Today Facebook has become a digital scrapbook of our daily lives and it leads to oversharing of personal information every now and then. All social media platforms are designed to encourage us to post as much as possible and as often as possible. But that isn’t a sensible thing to do, especially when there are identity thieves always on the lookout for open targets. Here in this blog we will list out few things to...

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You have the perfect video script, the recording went well, but during the editing process, you notice something is missing: the music. However, you already know the YouTube audio library by heart and have a hard time finding what you need on other royalty free music websites. Luckily, there are plenty of YouTube musicians that have decided to grant other YouTubers the right to use their music for their YouTube videos for free. A lot...

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It is quite apparent that YouTube has started to rule over the planet slowly and steadily in the modern times. Other platforms such as Netflix and Daily motion are praised as well but YouTube with its unmatched features and unparalleled user-friendly attributes is the platform hailed by most of us. Being the only video platform and the source of education, entertainment, news and gossip YouTube is definitely a platform which has been appreciated by individuals...

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Rapper, Rich Chigga aka Brian Immanuel has taken the internet by storm since the release of Dat $tick on the YouTube. Few had heard about him before 2016 but ever since that video went viral, he has come into the eyes of the likes of Ghostface Killah and other well-known faces of hip-hop. All of 16 years at the time, Chigga’s profane track video had him wearing a pink polo neck,  and an eye-catching fanny...

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One of YouTube’s core values is to provide anyone the opportunity to earn money from a thriving channel. This is why YouTube was all about converting your dreams into reality for many small-time creators. Anyone can get an idea, create a channel, and start uploading videos that go along the community guidelines. And if the channel generates more than 10,000 views, then the YouTube channel is fit for monetization, and the creator gets to earn...

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Traditional broadcasting companies in India are facing a new challenge now. The arrival of Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hotstar and other OTT services in India has opened up a whole new dimension to the content business in the country.  Just a Couple of years back, not many people in the country knew the concept of “Cutting the Cord”. But now, it seems like a reality not too far away. Unaffordable data prices, lack of quality internet infrastructure and...

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After launching prime membership program in India at the beginning of this year, Amazon started the year 2017 early with the launch of their on-demand video streaming service called Amazon prime video – India. Unlike Netflix, which required users to feed in their plastic card details even for a “free first-month trial,” Amazon Prime Video is letting anyone avail for free. This makes Amazon prime video the least expensive video streaming service in India for...

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Así es, la relación entre Netflix y Latinoamérica va de maravilla. La plataforma para ver videos en línea ya tiene cinco años en el mercado latino y ha logrado afianzarse con el público en la región. Antecedentes Netflix inició sus operaciones en 1999 como una compañía que alquilaba películas en DVD a domicilio dentro de Estados Unidos. El éxito de la compañía comenzó en 2007 cuando lanzaron su plataforma de video en línea. Fueron creciendo...

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Así es… ¡Nueva serie original de Netflix! ¿Ya no es algo inusual no? Esta vez la serie lleva como título Haters Back Off y tratara sobre cómo es convertirse en una estrella famosa de YouTube. En enero del 2016 Netflix ordeno una serie de ocho episodios, una comedia de media hora protagonizada por la personalidad de YouTube, actriz, comediante y cantante Colleen Ballinger-Evans. La serie estará basada en el personaje más popular de Ballinger-Evans, Miranda...

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A whole lot of movies, TV shows, new seasons, will be on Netflix, Amazon Video and Hulu in September 2016. So here’s a list of some major titles hitting these streaming services this  month that you just can’t miss. TV Shows: 1. Narcos Season 2 -Netflix Original A chronicled look at the criminal exploits of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar. Related: PABLO ESCOBAR’S FAVOURITE HITMAN POPEYE IS A YOUTUBE STAR! 2. Chef’s table: France -Netflix Chef’s...

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If you ever wanted to know how weak your willpower is, try to not click ‘Next Episode’ on Netflix. Or wherever you’ve downloaded it on your computer. Or if you watch TV series online for free, try not to go to the next episode after you go through closing all the pop-ups. Try, just try. Well, most of us fail. Unless we need to pass the exams or not get fired from work. So, if...

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When Netflix announced its plans to expand its footprint to India a few months ago, there was a lot of excitement. Despite a relatively higher price tag, people were ready to explore its vast content library. However, one of the constant complaints was that it didn’t have enough original shows, directed exclusively at the Indian audience. Finally, that’s being taken care of. It is launching a series based on popular writer Vikram Chandra’s bestselling novel...