July 31, 2021

Cute, fail and win; the monetization of UGC and viral video

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By Giles Crosse, Reuters Community Jukin Media curates tens of thousands of User Generated Content (UGC) clips, unlocking major revenue streams for creators and businesses. By 2020, there will be some 6.4 billion connected cameras in the world. The UGC they capture is growing exponentially into an almost limitless creative resource. But effectively leveraging UGC for […]

Reshaped & ruined video landscape

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How one company reshaped — and kind of ruined — the viral video landscape BY BRIAN KOERBER From Mashable It’s Viral Market Crash week on Mashable. Join us as we take stock of the viral economy and investigate how the internet morphed from a fun free-for-all to a bleak hellscape we just can’t quit. Jukin […]

21Buttons, a social-commerce app dedicated to fashion, closes $10M Series A

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By Steve O’Hear From TechCrunch 21Buttons, a social-commerce app that lets fashion influencers share their wardrobe, has closed $10 million in Series A funding. The round is co-led by Kibo Ventures, and JME VC, and existing investors Samaipata Ventures, Breega Capital, 360 Capital Partners, Banc Sabadell Venture Capital, Sputnik, and Mediaset. The Barcelona-based startup says […]