YouTube is bringing its new slate of original shows to Sundance: YouTube is increasing its presence at this year’s Sundance Film Festival with new panels and workshops centered on its upcoming original shows.
Univision Buys Stake In Satire Site The Onion: There’s nothing funny about it: Spanish-language media titan Univision Communications has purchased a minority stake in Onion Inc., the backer of the popular satire and humor site The Onion, part of an effort by the company to court younger consumers.
Facebook Lead Ads Get More Features & Come To Desktop: Facebook lead ads launched in October to make it easy for users easily fill out lead forms with their Facebook account information with a couple of taps on their smartphones. Now, Facebook is making the format available on desktop, as well.
Netflix now has more than 75 million subscribers: Netflix released its earnings statement for the fourth quarter of 2015 today, revealing a record 5.59 million new subscribers (since October), $0.10 in earnings per share, and $1.67 billion in revenue. Analysts had expected $0.02 in earnings per share and $1.83 billion in revenue.
Dan Abrams launches LawNewz website: No matter the story, Dan Abrams says there is “always a legal angle.” That’s why Abrams, the chief legal analyst for ABC News and founder of Mediaite, is launching a new site: LawNewz.com.
BuzzFeed launches in Japan, with some help from Yahoo Japan: BuzzFeed on Tuesday launched BuzzFeed Japan, the company’s eleventh international edition.