Roku Leapfrogs Google in Connected-TV Race: Study

(Forbes, Dade Hayes, July 25, 2017) Roku is now the leading connected-TV device maker, eclipsing Google Chromecast, according to a new forecast by eMarketer. The survey finds Roku streaming boxes and sticks being used by some 38.9 million Americans at least once a month, up 19.3% over last year’s mark. That usage level translates to Read more about Roku Leapfrogs Google in Connected-TV Race: Study[…]

Facebook goes all-in on video, runs autoplay with sound on by default

While autoplay sound may seem like a major boon for Facebook advertisers, industry groups say they may want to tread lightly. Facebook isn’t necessarily thought of as a video platform, yet it does provide a massive portal to video content. Facebook is aware of this, and is broadening its rollout of new video playback features Read more about Facebook goes all-in on video, runs autoplay with sound on by default[…]