UK Online Video Viewing Up 37 Percent

UK Online Video Viewing Up 37 Percent

UK Online Video Viewing Up 37 Percent
More than 5.5 billion videos were viewed online in the UK in February, a 37 percent increase compared to February 2009, according to a comScore report. Google Sites was the leading video property with 2.5 billion video views, with YouTube accounting for 99.6 percent of all views, and Facebook was the fastest-growing property with a 205 percent increase to 43 million video views. In related UK news, Best Buy will open its first UK store in Thurrock, Essex, on April 30 and will launch four additional stores this year. The stores will contain a catalog of approximately 1,500 CDs and a small assortment of music DVDs. (4/27)

The Hollywood Reporter Announces New Publisher
The Hollywood Reporter has named Lori Burgess as its new publisher. Burgess was most recently the publisher for celebrity weekly magazine OK! and her career history includes work as the publishing director at Niche Media and publisher for Elle and Seventeen. (4/27)
 

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