• YouTube and the Frustration with Curated Video Content

    … these compilation videos. Allowing these channels to persist leaves little reason to watch the original content. I enjoy a good compilation video as much as the next viewer, but if they aren’t being done with the proper consent, they need to be stopped and certainly shouldn’t be getting featured on the front page. Freebooting is bad enough…

    Andy Smith/ ReelSEOin Social Content YouTube- 22 readers -
  • Video Marketing Review of the Year: The Top 15 ReelSEO Posts of 2015

    … a post about Facebook’s update on video management, which confirmed that the social networking site acknowledged that third parties too frequently misuse their content on Facebook, in a practice known as “freebooting”. In July, we wrote about a new report from Tubular and Ogilvy which offered brands some strategic insights into how they can get…

    Greg Jarboe/ ReelSEOin Content YouTube- 45 readers -
  • Why Vine Compilations are Taking Off on Facebook

    … approaches working like a dream for many. The first is to make a compilation video, which has been doing well on YouTube for quite some time. The other approach, which has been working increasingly well as of late, is for Facebook users to re-upload Vines directly to the site, one at a time. Some may point to this as content theft or freebooting…

    Andy Smith/ ReelSEOin Social Facebook- 24 readers -
  • Why User-generated Video Needs the Same Protection as Branded Content

    … that highlighted the never-ending saga involving digital rights management & ownership policies around user-generated video content. At the time, as Digiday and others later reported, many websites, publishers, and otherwise reputable video platforms were simply freebooting, that is ripping user-generated video content, uploading it to their designated…

    ReelSEOin Content- 24 readers -
  • Your Quick Guide to Reporting Freebooted Videos to Facebook

    … Freebooting. We’ve talked about it before and it continues to be a major thorn in the side of creators. Another example of it came across my desk this week in what may give some hope to creators who are looking for ways to fight this exploitation of their works, specifically on Facebook. The good news is that the freebooted copy was taken down…

    Andy Smith/ ReelSEOin Social Facebook- 12 readers -
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