Amsterdam / Singapore / London- Endemol Shine Beyond announced the launch of ICON Asia. This latest adaptation of the global digital lifestyle network is the first of its kind in the region, bringing the best and latest in local fashion, travel, lifestyle and beauty trends, combined with a commitment to high production value. The channel is produced by Endemol Shine Beyond and will be launched out of Endemol Shine Beyond’s Asia hub in Singapore. The channel will initially be produced in … [Read more...] about Endemol launches ICON Asia
Mumbai- Culture Machine affirms its position as the number one digital media network as it crosses a whopping 500 million viewership mark on YouTube, 19 million on Facebook and 1.4 billion watch minutes. In less than three years, the company has produced 7.8 billion minutes of content on YouTube across genres enabling it to garner the undisputed leadership position. … [Read more...] about Culture Machine crosses 500m in viewership
FremantleMedia India have announced they are producing their first web series to premiere first exclusively on Facebook. FremantleMedia India has conceptualized and produced an innovative web series titled Confessions – It’s Complicated. What makes this digital entertainment format unique is its association with Facebook India. It would include the use of Facebook Live, which enables people to share their experiences and perspectives in real time, as a part of the show. … [Read more...] about FremantleMedia launches web-series
Social TV activities — that is, the use of social media platforms to discuss, comment on, or enhance the television experience — are quite common among today’s connected consumers. TDG’s latest research indicates that more than half (55 per cent) of adult social network users chat with their friends about TV shows at least a couple of times per year, while 35 per cent do so monthly, and 19 per cent do so daily. And these TV-centered interactions are not lost on network … [Read more...] about Facebook to overtake Twitter on TV
To date, the battle between YouTube and Facebook has centered on winning the hearts and minds of advertisers, online video publishers and creators. If the last few weeks are any indication, there’s another category of content creator YouTube should be concerned about losing some of its value to: TV networks. On June 15, Amazon (along with Netflix and Hulu, a new breed of TV network) made the first episode of its comedy series Catastrophe available for free on Facebook. A week later, … [Read more...] about Why TV networks are ‘sampling’ shows on Facebook?
Reuters – Alibaba Holdings Inc gave investors a closer look at the scale and growth of the Chinese e-commerce juggernaut in an IPO prospectus filed May 6 in the first step of what could become the largest technology debut in history. Alibaba, which powers four-fifths of all online commerce conducted in the world's second-largest economy, is expected to raise upward of $15 billion and potentially surpass the $16 billion that Facebook Inc managed in 2012. It will become the … [Read more...] about Alibaba embarks on U.S. IPO journey