Congrats to the good folks at Infogram for taking Gold in the Tools category!
We are thrilled to announce that Infogr.am has been named as the most beautiful infographic creator. Yesterday we have received Gold prize from prestigious “Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards” in category Data visualization tools.
“Information is Beautiful” and its founder Dave McCandless has inspired many information artists, including us, and data visualization projects worldwide.
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Vuact for TEDx events
Vuact is happy to partner with TEDx in offering our video player for free for TEDx event organizers. Our first live pilot was with TEDxCentralSaintMartins in London, so this is a great opportunity to give back to the enthusiastic TEDx community.
If you are organizing a TEDx event, or have videos from past TEDx events, we’re also happy to help you set up your videos. We can also feature your TEDx videos on the TEDx On Vuact channel after they have been added to TED’s official YouTube channel (per the TEDx rules). You can read more about Vuact’s publisher benefits here, and get in touch with the team over email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Want to see Vuact in action on a TEDx video? Watch Tom Hulme at TEDxCentralSaintMartins with “Designing Emergence”.
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The Phenomenon of Viral Video Strikes Again
There has been something strange and wonderful happening online this week. Get this: a video of a baby went viral! We know, we can’t believe it either. Ahem.
The viral video of the baby crying as her mother sings to her has caused a stir, especially within the online parent community (read: mommy and daddy bloggers). Some of the people who are
over-thinking talking about this video are concerned about the over-emotional nature of the baby. They say she is going to be an emotional train-wreck as she gets older. Others say that the baby is merely reacting to her mother’s body language and facial expressions, causing her to show emotion, as well. Others still are simply enjoying the sweetness of this old soul listening her mother sing to her.
Here, watch the video and decide for yourself which camp you’re in:
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Xbox One Will Change Your Home
The promo video of Xbox One concentrates on two aspects of the console: being a part of something grand and exciting, and doing that participation with totally new interactions. Voice commands and full body gestures are ideally just the beginning of the ways that new consoles will change our homes, fit our behavior and make our lives different.
Check out the video and mark the highlights!
wow. Netflix now has more paying subscribers than HBO in the United States
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Netflix just reported that its streaming video service had 29.93 million paying subscribers in the United States at the end of September. That surpasses, for the first time, HBO’s paid subscriber base of 28.96 million in the US.
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Top 5 Videos of the Week! October 14-18
1. 3-Year-Old Hip-Hop Dancer
2. Animals Can Be Jerks!
3. The Cup Song Tap Dance
4. Toddler Taekwondo
5. Professor Xavier Fires Wolverine!
What are YOUR favorite videos from the week?
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Top 5 Viral Videos of the Week!
We’ve got the Top 5 Viral Videos for the week of October 7-11 right here!
1. Celebrity Musicians Read Mean Tweets About Themselves
2. A Telekinetic Coffee Shop Surprise!
3. Love Language
4. Which Body Parts Can Unlock an iPhone 5s?
5. “Africa” by Toto, Performed by the Crew of the Bourbon Peridot
What are YOUR favorites of the week?
Do You Want More Shareable Blog Posts?
Are you a blogger or a vlogger? Check this out…
Jeff Bullas, a Social Media Marketing Blogger, Strategist and Speaker, presented for the Social Media Success Summit 2013. He says that embedding video into blog posts creates shareable content.
Vuact can help with that! With Vuact’s video player, your readers can interact with your video right within your blog post, commenting and reacting to the video as it plays.
It’s easy to embed Vuact videos! Vuact gives you the code to easily embed your video that will work with most major blogging platforms. The code for your video is located on the admin page of your video.
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