The Internet has uniquely impacted regional sports networks, thanks to the reality of free distribution. Sports leagues will need to adapt.
Squid Games is a perfect representation of Netflix’s overall strategy, and why it is different than other services like Disney+.
Disney’s results suggest the company should stay the course with its current streaming strategy; however, the way it funds movies may have to change.
Google’s results were even better than the rest of the industry, thanks to YouTube.
Netflix turned in another quarter of disappointing earnings (as expected); the company’s planned foray into gaming, meanwhile, highlights how digital businesses are different.
Disney’s tactics around ESPN+ are coming into line with streaming’s strategic opportunities; plus, Black Widow streaming numbers show how release windows are changing.
Exclusive Content on Instagram, like Super Tweets, is a compelling product for both the company and creators. It’s also why Bulletin is more compelling than it seems.
Instagram’s shift away from being a photo-sharing app is very much inline with the service’s continuous evolution.
Amazon’s purchase of MGM makes sense strategically, but also points to bigger ambitions; it also highlights how a lot of antitrust talk is actually anti-monopoly.
Distribution on the Internet is free; what matters is controlling demand. AT&T and Verizon didn’t understand the distinction.