Category: gyao

Gyao misses out on the power of communites

CNET Japan reports (in Japanese) YouTube viewers reached 4,100,000 /month, overtaking Gyao, which is at 3,800,000/month.  Gyao, as I wrote before, obviously imprisoned to the directory type user interface, one-way streaming video on demand from the top/center and misses out on the power of communities.   

Posted in ギャオ, gyao, USEN, YouTube

What gyao doesn’t get is one of Japan fastest growing free of charge video streaming services, with a registered membership of 9.6 million+. Despite its self-proclaimed success, it, too, has the typical “directory” type user interface, akin to Yahoo’s. Might be comfortable to

Posted in ギャオ, broadcast,, gyao, Joshusa Schachter, media, SNS, social media, social networking, tag, ui, USEN, user interface, yahoo, YouTube

Playing with Alexa

I know it is NOT a fair comparison, but just for fun: I know it is A fair comparison, again just for fun: self-explanetory..

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Broadcast as video

If “broadcast as video” is the new direction the ad agency-TV industry will pursue as Jeff Jarvis notes in the comment section of a vc’s post “Umair, Jarvis, Disney, and Me“, of Japan is probably more or less in

Posted in ギャオ, broadcast, consumer technology, 無料, digitize, disney, fred wilson, gyao, Hiroshi Kume, innovation, Japan, jeff+jarvis, MSM, newspaper, non-skippable, softbank, Tokyo, USEN, vod, yahoo, yomiuri