TikTok has hit 1B+ monthly active users. Can a move to Amazon’s Fire TV app grow that audience?
An Instagram account dedicated to ‘The Bachelor’ has been breaking down the data behind TVs most addicting reality franchise.
Plus: YouTube has 1k+ people texting video creators daily, and Jennifer Gates’ pricey wedding.
While Disney has gone all-in on streaming, ESPN is still clinging to the cable model - but that might not be the case for long.
Twitch experienced a data breach that exposed a wide range of sensitive data, and there could be more to come.
A bloody South Korean drama about deadly games is exploding on Netflix and beyond.
CAA’s purchase of ICM will create a super-agency to take on a changing entertainment industry.
Amazon isn’t winning awards, but it’s still spending mountains of cash on content.
Christopher Nolan is ending his 19-year partnership with Warner Bros., and AT&T’s streaming ambitions are to blame.
Joe Rogan, who signed a deal with Spotify worth $100m+, has lost influence since making his podcast exclusive to the platform.
Salesforce announced plans to launch a streaming service for business professionals called Salesforce+.
Netflix lost 400k subscribers in North America last quarter. Combined with a slowdown in Disney+ subscriber growth, this could be bad news for the industry.
The next wave of online education is live learning.
The Nelk Boys are YouTube pranksters. Despite making $0 from YouTube ads, the group pulled in $50m last year on merch!
Roku was spun out of Netflix in 2009. Today, it’s worth $50B+ and creating its own content.
Turntable.fm shut down in 2014. Now it’s back after raising $7.5m but has to contend with another identical startup also called Turntable.
Vimeo’s customers include Amazon, Spotify, and Intuit. It was once bought by accident.
AT&T closed an $85B deal for Time Warner media assets only 3 years ago. Now it will spin the business out, and combine with Discovery to form a new streaming giant.
YouTube is hotter than ever and shows no signs of slowing down. Without Janet Jackson, it may have never existed.