Title: Tap Bang’s Blog
- YouTube ‘snacking’ leading to video-related obesity?
At my video company Tap Bang we’ve been bragging for a while now to anyone who would listen about the number of videos viewed in the UK as a justification for why it’s so important to have a video presence online. The figures used to be impressive. Persuasive even. But now comscore have just released [...]
- Pre-Roll Ads : You secretly love them
Rupert Murdoch created a big talking point when he put the Times Online behind a firewall – demanding that people pay to see the content. The jury is very much still out on whether it will be a successful tactic. But in the world of online video we’ve become increasingly familiar with a strategy to [...]
- Is the YouTube ‘Playbook’ going to create a generation of web video geniuses?
I don’t know if you’ve ever tried to phone someone at Google? The chances are you will not get much further than trying. The other day I wanted to have a chat to someone in the UK’s Google office about a project. It was a multi-million pound project too. It wasn’t that I’d just forgotten [...]
- Why video increased the Japanese Earthquake’s impact
2011 has been an astonishing year for news and we’re not even half way through. The so-called ‘Arab Spring’, the ongoing economic troubles, The Christchurch earthquake and floods in Australia have all been massive stories. As if that wasn’t enough a few months ago what could unravel to be biggest news story of the year [...]
- Beginner’s Video Class?
We’ve been toying with the idea of creating a class for people who have video cameras (or maybe even just a smart phone with a video camera) and basic editing software and just want to create nice neat videos for their friends and families. It would probably be a one off class costing about £30 [...]