Vertical Video on the Small Screen? Not a Crime

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I know I’m late but after publishing links to several horizontal live-streaming mobile video applications — NomadCast, Witness and stre.am  — I thought I should share this look at the vertical video debate:

“According to several app makers and media companies, many of the world’s video consumers don’t seem to think vertical videos are wrong — in fact, a lot of us prefer them.” –NYTimes.com

Vertical Video on the Small Screen? Not a Crime

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Long considered an eyesore, vertical video is now being embraced by mobile marketers

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And finally, the world’s biggest video behemoth has hopped on the vertical bandwagon as well.

“YouTube may have risen to prominence on desktops 10 years ago, but now half of all views take place on mobile devices. Accordingly, the company unveiled a redesigned app last month that will accommodate vertical videos — meaning those unseemly black bars will soon be gone for good.” –entrepreneur.com

Long Considered an Eyesore, Vertical Video Is Now Being Embraced by Mobile Marketers

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