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OTT Viewers Watch Together and Talk About the Brands They See

A study of co-viewing compares how people experience linear TV and streaming TV. The OTT viewers are more likely to discuss the brands advertised.

Rewards Matter: Consumers Like Video Ads Best When Rewarded

Consumers want to be rewarded for their time. “Our attention is valuable,” they say. “If you want me to watch your video ad, pay me to do it.”

Viewability Is the Tip of the Iceberg: Get the Whole Picture

Yes, viewability is important, but it’s table stakes. Rather than seeing viewability as a metric to watch, recognize it for what it is: The starting point.

Consumers Watch Most Brand Video on Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat

What do video-loving consumers want from brands? Text on the screen is a plus, since many watch videos on-the-sly at work. An Animoto survey reveals where are how people are watching.

Connected TV Ads Get Most Attention, Have Highest Purchase Intent

YuMe studied the eye movements of 400 participants to learn which types of video ads actually get watched. Connected TV ads led the way for every metric.

Advertisers Flock to Pre-Roll Ads, Mobile Devices, Finds Ooyala

As young viewers especially watch more video on their smartphones and tablets, advertisers follow right behind. Mobile is dominant in most parts of the world.

5 Tips for Getting Massive Viewing Numbers on Instagram Live

The people at Chatbooks decided they were simply going to have a lot of fun with Instagram’s new live video feature, and that made all the difference.