Stock content service Storyblocks evolves with new partner program – gpgmail

[ad_1] Storyblocks, the subscription-based stock audio, imagery and video service formerly known as Videoblocks, today announced the launch of its new Member Library Partner Program. The company has also shuttered its pay-per-download marketplace and is now fully invested in its all-inclusive subscription program. The reason for this move, the company says, it to better align […]

YouTube to spend $100M on original children’s content – gpgmail

[ad_1] Creators of child-directed content will be financially impacted by the changes required by the FTC settlement, YouTube admitted today. The settlement will end the use of children’s personal data for ad-targeting purposes, the FTC said. To address creators’ concerns over their businesses, YouTube also announced a $100 million fund to invest in original children’s […]

YouTube claims it removed 5x more hateful content in Q2, including 100K+ videos, 17K+ channels – gpgmail

[ad_1] In an update today, YouTube is claiming to have made significant progress in removing harmful video on its platform following a June update to its content policy which prohibited supremacist and other hateful content. The company says it has this quarter removed over 100,000 videos and terminated over 17,000 channels for hate speech — […]

Fitbit, Andela, AfricaTech, startups and Brexit, plus content moderation – gpgmail

[ad_1] Programming note: Happy Labor Day! To our U.S.-based readers, happy Labor Day weekend. Extra Crunch will be off on Monday and will resume publishing next Tuesday. Reminder: EC ticket discounts for Enterprise Sessions and Disrupt SF Next week, we will be hosting our Enterprise Sessions event at Yerba Buena Center in San Francisco. It’s […]

Plex is launching its own ad-supported video service, starting with content from Warner Bros. TV – gpgmail

[ad_1] Streaming media company Plex this morning announced it will begin to offer ad-supported video, including movies and TV, by way of a new content agreement with Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution. Though Plex has more recently expanded into new areas beyond organizing home media — including streaming TV and cloud DVRs, streaming music by […]

‘Behind the Screen’ illuminates the invisible, indispensable content moderation industry – gpgmail

[ad_1] The moderators who sift through the toxic detritus of social media have gained the spotlight recently, but they’ve been important for far longer — longer than internet giants would like you to know. In her new book “Behind the Screen,” UCLA’s Sarah Roberts illuminates the history of this scrupulously hidden workforce and the many […]

BuzzFeed’s new MoodFeed recommends content based on how you’re feeling – gpgmail

[ad_1] BuzzFeed is offering readers a new approach to finding content that fits the way they’re feeling right now. It’s not the boring old approach of following a link on social media or search, or of typing BuzzFeed.com into your browser.  Instead, on MoodFeed, readers can identify their mood, then they’ll get a list of […]

The Steps of Content Marketing Strategy for SaaS Startups

[ad_1] 90% of the SaaS companies in existence are using Content Marketing as an integral part of their business plan. For example, take a quick look at any standard SaaS website and you are likely to come across resources section that has ‘knowledge base or content related to their products.’ These informative contents can either […]