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Platform News: Introducing a group of US-based Influencers on TikTok

TikTok rolls out support for 10-minute videos, challenges YouTube

TikTok, the viral platform that became wildly popular because of its once ubiquitous short-video model, is now allowing a select number of creators to upload videos up to 10-minute...

Netflix Streaming app

Netflix will not add state-run channels to Russian service

Netflix Inc has said that in the current circumstances it has no plans to add state-run channels to its Russian service, despite a regulation that would require the streaming servi...

Platform News: Disney+ streaming service

Disney names executive to oversee metaverse strategy

The Walt Disney Co has appointed an executive to oversee its metaverse strategy, according to an email Disney Chief Executive Bob Chapek sent to staff Tuesday and seen by journalis...

Only Fans

OnlyFans launches verified NFT functionality

OnlyFans, an online subscription platform known for adult content, has launched a feature for users to display verified NFTs as profile pictures, it has said.

Platform News: Video streaming services and VOD

Streaming view rests on The Beatles and Boba Fett as Disney reports results

When the Walt Disney Co reports its holiday-quarter results later today, Wall Street analysts will study whether the popular Star Wars bounty hunter Boba Fett, The Beatles and Marv...

Amazon Prime Video Platform

Amazon hikes Prime membership fees in US as wages, costs rise

Amazon.com has said it was raising the price of its annual US Prime subscriptions by 17%, as it looks to offset higher costs for shipping and wages that it expects to persist this ...

Tencent Holdings

Tencent plans to take US-listed streaming firm DouYu private

Tencent Holdings Ltd plans to take DouYu International Holdings Ltd private amid disagreements over strategy among executives at the Chinese videogame streaming firm, two people wi...

Netflix Streaming app

Netflix’s modest growth forecast casts pall over streaming

Even as Netflix execs sought to reassure investors in a video interview that its long-term prospects for streaming media remain bright, with its popular series “Bridgerton” returni...

Netflix streaming platform

Netflix raises monthly subscription prices in US and Canada

Netflix Inc has raised its monthly subscription price by $1 to $2 per month in the US depending on the plan, the company said on Friday, to help pay for new programming to compete ...

Platform News: Video streaming services and VOD

Apple TV+ hopes to build on rivals’ success with first Korean series

Hot on the heels of Netflix’s breakout South Korean hit “Squid Game,” Apple has rolled out its first Korean-language original series this month, to coincide with ...

Netflix streaming platform

Protesters denounce Netflix over Chappelle transgender comments

About 100 people protested near Netflix Inc’s headquarters against the streaming pioneer’s decision to release comedian Dave Chappelle’s new special, which they say ridicules...

Platform Industry: Netflix streaming service

Netflix’s ‘Squid Game’ estimated to be worth about $900 million

Netflix Inc’s biggest original series launch, is estimated to be worth almost $900 million for the streaming giant, Bloomberg News has reported, citing figures from an intern...

Platform News: Twitch app

Amazon-owned Twitch says source code exposed in last week’s data breach

Amazon.com Inc-owned Twitch said on Friday that last week’s data breach at the live streaming e-sports platform contained documents from its source code.

Platform News: Twitch app

Amazon’s Twitch hit by data breach

Amazon.com Inc’s live streaming e-sports platform Twitch has said it was hit by a data breach, without providing further details.

Amazon Prime Video Platform

Amazon launches bundling service for video streaming apps in India

Amazon.com in India has launched a bundling option on its video platform for global and local streaming services, in a move aimed at boosting subscriptions.

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