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Social Media and Video

Social media and video go hand in hand. People are using the second screen to discover more about the shows they are watching on TV or to just share an opinion about what they’ve just seen. That’s not the only way social media and video are related. Social media plays a large part in the success of an online video and can be instrumental in making a video go viral. That’s why it’s important to know the unspoken rules of sharing video online. Learn about the do’s and don’ts of video sharing in the posts below.

We also cover some of the latest trends in social media such as Facebook’s video chat feature and the ever growing world of GIFs. These posts can tell you what you need to know and where to look online to discover the latest social media video trends.

  The Early Days of the Internet Before Web 3.0 and 2.0 there was simply the World Wide Web. When our CEO & Founder, Rob Glaser, left his post as a Microsoft executive to launch his startup, Progressive Networks, websites were mostly static and text was about all you could use without lengthy downloads over . . .

Rob Glaser on the History of Streaming Media

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This sweepstakes is now closed. Thank you to everyone who participated!   Use the RealPlayer Cloud app to share a video and be entered for a chance to win cool prizes! Videos might be from St. Paddy’s Day parades, runs or enjoying some green beer! You can share your video from RealPlayer Cloud to Facebook or Twitter, or . . .

the St. Paddy's Day Sweepstake

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As of today, anyone in the world can use RealPlayer Cloud to move, watch and share their videos! Not only is RealPlayer Cloud now available worldwide, but it’s also now available in new languages. In addition to English, we’ve rolled out French, German and Spanish versions of the app, with more languages coming soon. All . . .

RealPlayer Cloud's Worldwide Launch

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All it takes is just one click to share a video you created with the world. This is either a thrilling or a terrifying concept; it depends entirely on the nature of the video and the kindness or otherwise of your friends. Second only to sharing videos on YouTube, never has online video had more . . .

Facebook videos...

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It seems like just yesterday we watched the New Year’s Eve ball drop in Times Square and tomorrow will already be February 2nd when Americans celebrate Groundhog Day, a day where we wake up to see what a large rodent forecasts for our meteorological future. Most of us across the country cling to the hopeful . . .

Groundhog Day videos...

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It seems like just yesterday we watched the New Year’s Eve ball drop in Times Square and tomorrow will already be February 2nd when Americans celebrate Groundhog Day, a day where we wake up to see what a large rodent forecasts for our meteorological future. Most of us across the country cling to the hopeful . . .

Groundhog Day videos...

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Video sharing on social media sites has become a modern day Internet phenomenon. Nothing says guilty like your mug captured on camera with your hand trapped in the cookie jar. Unfortunately, we aren’t always in the know when a video of us is shared. There are so many free video-sharing sites online, you never know where . . .

video sharing...

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UPDATED JANUARY 18, 2013: NFL CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP HASHTAGS With the 49ers-Falcons NFC Championship Game Sunday at 3 p.m. EST and the Ravens-Patriots AFC Championship Game Sunday at 6:30 p.m. EST, new hashtags and Twitter accounts are required reading and retweeting for NFL fans following the games online. Last week Atlanta Falcons fans used the hashtag . . .

NFL football hashtags...

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Let’s face it, we love being entertained in the comfort of our own homes whether it’s watching funny cat videos online, streaming the NFL live, watching the MLB playoffs, or viewing our favorite television shows. Although we have had more control over when we watch TV with the introduction of the Digital Video Recorder ...

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There’s no chance on having a decent conversation in my living room on a Friday night anymore. How about yours? Some people may blame the 42-inch plasma that’s sitting in the corner flashing its seductive images in our direction, calling our imaginations forward through its portal into another world. But I’m not sure I blame . . .

social television

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