Netflix lets users adjust playback speed but not everyone’s happy about it

Netflix have begun rolling out a feature that lets you watch shows faster or slower with playback speed controls. The new playback speed controls allows subscribers to quickly switch between 0.5x, 0.75x, 1x, 1.25x and…

Tencent eye up stake in China’s biggest video streaming service iQIYI

Tencent Holdings are looking beyond music at a stake in what has been described as China’s equivalent to Netflix. Tencent Holdings are notorious for making investments in some of the biggest tech and digital companies…

Watch Quibi on TV, now with support for Chromecast

Quibi add support for Chromecast on their iOS and Android app, allowing you to stream content to your TV. Quibi initially launched as a short-form mobile-only platform, designed for on the go watching. With at-home…

Quibi cut senior executives pay 10%

Despite a report from the Wall Street Journal, Quibi founder Jeffrey Katzenberg claim no layoffs will be made. Just two months after Quibi launched, seemingly a lack of user growth has lead to the company slashing…

When is the Best Time Each Day to Post on TikTok?

TikTok is really on the rise at the moment, but when is the best time to post on TikTok each day? Above is a guideline on when to post on TikTok. However, it doesn’t take…

China’s video streaming platform Bilibili boast staggering numbers

Bilibili has been called China’s YouTube, with millions of content creators and users. Bilibili’s Q1 results show over 172 million monthly active users, a 70% year-on-year growth. Launching as a platform for a niche youth…

Former head of streaming at Disney Kevin Mayer leaves to become CEO of TikTok

Head of The Walt Disney Company’s Direct-to-Consumer and International business is leaving Disney to become CEO of TikTok and COO of parent company ByteDance. Founder Yiming Zhang will remain as CEO of ByteDance. President of…

Quibi’s founder blames lack of users on coronavirus pandemic

After a relatively small number of signups, short-form video app Quibi’s founder Jeffrey Katzenberg has said “I attribute everything that has gone wrong to coronavirus. Everything.” Former head of Walt Disney Studios and founder of…

Physical music in the UK see sales half during coronavirus lockdown

While online music and video streaming platforms boom in popularity during quarantine, closure of physical record stores has lead to a steep decline in physical music sales. Recent reports suggest sales of physical music have…

Tidal Access is a video focused free-tier

With its standout feature being HiFi streaming, Tidal has up until now been a premium-only music platform. Tidal announced earlier this week, it would be launching a new free membership tier for video content. Tidal…