Category Archive: Insights

Does Yahoo News Intentionally Set the Bar Low to Encourage Low Expectations for Internet Content?

This is a quick one. Like many people, I have a yahoo mail account, so I go to yahoo to check my email. Yahoo has had what they call Yahoo News on their website for quite some time, usually some kind of ridiculous headline intended to encourage people to get used to PC nonsense, but …

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Webcams, Drivers, Operating Systems, and Program Compatibility

I recently had a couple of conference calls that wanted to use relatively obscure video options instead of basic Skype. The first involved installing software, and upon trying to run that software, it was discovered that it did not work on the still-very-common version of an operating system that I was running and do not …

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Losing Software Functionality By Updating

Companies will often strongly encourage the user or consumer to regularly update their software or operating system on a computer or mobile device, and this is often combined with promises of better performance. However, updating software or an operating system often causes a LOSS of FUNCTIONALITY, and sometimes these functions are critically essential to how …

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YouTube Ads for Nasty PC Companies and Content Creators Opposing Advertisers

Allegedly, some major corporations are boycotting the YouTube Advertisement Platform because their ads are appearing before, or during, or next to video content with which they do not agree… This is more likely part of the general Corporate Collusion to destroy the decentralized media YouTube dominated for its first 12 years by independent content creators, …

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Are Ad-Blockers the Patriotic Solution?

Some would suggest that Ad-Blockers are anti-capitalistic and therefore perhaps even anti-patriotic. These people may fail to see the forest for the trees. Ad-Blockers may be the solution! Not only do they render interruption advertisement methods to be useless, in favor of legitimate helpful content, but the fact that some content not being “Advertiser-Friendly” is …

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Misuse of Video Screens in Public and Commercial Environments: McDonald’s and Disney World

Recently, I have had some experiences in which video screens meant to be helpful have effectively done more to hinder their purpose. The first was a visit to McDonalds. If you have been inside a McDonald’s Restaurant recently, you may have noticed video screens have replaced the menu boards on the back wall above and …

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Edutainment and Engaging Your Target Audience

At Media Blitz Publicity, we provide Video Content Marketing Services, Media Production Services, and Content analyzing the intersection of Media, Marketing, Entertainment, and Education. At the center of all of this is a concept called Edutainment. Many people have a craving for knowledge. Your target customers certainly do when it comes to what you have …

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Milo’s Suspension & The Future of Twitter

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The suspension of Milo Yiannopoulos from Twitter in 2016, followed by the same for many others on the Alt-Right – often without explanation but apparently related to tone or topical content – have led some to suggest that the future of Twitter as a leading social media platform is in question. Twitter, which is itself …

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A “Dislike” Button For Your TV – Where To Complain About Television Content

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A popular request on platforms like FaceBook has been a “dislike” button to show disapproval or negative reaction to content. The Internet does allow virtually unlimited avenues of content discovery, and the user experience is largely user-directed. Television, in contrast, is heavily controlled and programmed, with the viewer choosing between channels. Where is the call …

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Yellow Journalism, Advertisement, Human Psychology, and Fake News Killing the Internet

The Real Reasons YouTube Has Been Behaving Strangely Lately – Viewer Wants & Viewer Behavior in the Current YouTube Environment

Explaining YouTube’s Cash-Grab Changes in Featuring Long-Form Content

Many changes have been occurring with YouTube over the past year, and we will cover these more in-depth shortly. However, many long-time successful channels have recently reported drops in their advertisement income, views, and subscribes. This phenomenon appears to mostly affect YouTubers who use YouTube as their primary platform to deliver their material, as opposed …

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Zero Hedge Analysis of Trump Bypassing the Mainstream Media & Their Fake News Crusade

Zero Hedge recently published an article analyzing Donald Trump’s use of social media platforms including YouTube and Twitter to bypass The Establishment Press to communicate with The American People. The article goes on to further analyze why The Establishment Media have launched a crusade against online competitors by labeling them as “fake news”. Zero Hedge …

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How Did Video Games in the 1980s Prepare Us for The Internet & Online Interactive Multimedia, Including Social Media?

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At Media Blitz, we have an interest in video games that goes back to the 1980s, the Atari 2600, & the Nintendo Entertainment System. As kids, many of us found these video game systems & their interactive media products to be much more interesting than the television shows and other media offered on television and …

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Reject and Replace Hollywood with Decentralized Entertainment Media

As discussed in a previous Media Blitz post (HERE) and by ReelSEO (HERE), YouTube reaches more 18 to 49 year olds than the top 10 Prime Time TV shows. Since its launch in 2005, we’ve said YouTube was the game-changer that made TV obsolete. Television, despite the variety of cable companies – many owned by …

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