Brits watched 5.5 billion videos online during February 2010, resulting in a 37 per cent increase from the previous year. Thanks to the popularity of Google-owned video site YouTube, the US search giant attracted the most viewers, who watched a total of 2.5 billion clips in February. The BBC was the second most popular site, […]… Read Article
A plan by the BBC to release an iPhone app to bring its news and sport coverage to a wider group of people has stalled. Following “representations from industry”, the BBC Trust, the corporation’s governing body, has decided to delay the release of the new iPhone apps. Publishers such as the Guardian and Sky already […]… Read Article
Nearly four out of five people think having access to the internet is a basic human right, according to a BBC World Service survey of 27,000 people. The poll, which was conducted across 26 countries, also shed light on people’s views with regard to state regulation of the internet. More than half of the people asked […]… Read Article
Computer technology giant Microsoft is one of 17 major brands to have bought advertising space from new online TV service Seesaw. The website only launched a matter of weeks ago, but Seesaw said it has sold its entire planned advertising inventory until May, with no discount selling required. In an article by New Media Age, […]… Read Article
The BBC's massively popular Strictly Come Dancing show is expected to be among the first of its programmes to pioneer new social media applications in its online content. It is part of a much wider move to integrate more social media capability into all of the corporation’s online content The BBC is planning a radical […]… Read Article
More than half of websites selling electronic goods to customers all over Europe were found to be breaking European laws aimed at protecting consumers. An EU investigation found that, out of 369 websites selling mobile phones, DVD players and games consoles in 28 European countries, 203 were providing misleading information, and now face further investigation […]… Read Article