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Hulu said its total customer base is now made up of 26.8 million monthly paid subscribers, with 1.3 million promotional accounts
Netflix is testing a shuffle feature to randomize TV viewing
Samsung boosted visibility for its mobile devices with a YouTube series targeting Gen Z consumers and showing how creators could use the Galaxy Note 9 smartphone to film and edit video
YouTube recently opened the doors to its “first-ever experiential house,” a pop-up community space for people to come together to connect and enjoy music, food, culture and fitness experiences
Gary Vaynerchuck on why the TikTok (formerly app is so important
Twitch officially debuts its free karaoke game
Philadelphia and Comcast announced plans to build a $50 million, 60,000-square-foot stadium dedicated to esports, set to open in 2021
Snapchat debuts its Snap Games platform that lets you play real-time, multiplayer games while texting and talking
Recode’s chart for understanding who owns everything in Big Media today, from Netflix to Comcast to Disney
Consumer spending in apps to reach $156B across iOS and Google Play by 2023
In a Deloitte survey, 69% of respondents have at least one streaming video subscription, compared to 65% with traditional pay TV subscription
U.S. esports advertising revenue to top $200 million by 2020
Moby’s new album is exclusive to the Calm meditation app
Alibaba has begun streaming free videos of American basketball games on its Youku Tudou site as well as e-commerce site, looking to boost sales of related items