Video Monopoly? Dailymotion Cites ‘Unfair Practices’ in Beef With YouTube, Google


So Dailymotion isn’t happy about YouTube … Yeah, no shit. This is how Hydrox likely feels about Oreo. See, for every big dog out there, there is some little dog screaming “monopoly” or “anti-trust.” In the digital video world, it’s everyone except the behemoth YouTube who seems to be crying foul. Dailymotion, the European competitor […]

Xavier Ruffin Makes ‘Mad Black Men’ Series A Comedic, Racial Take on 60s Advertising [INTERVIEW]


I love when I start poking around in someone’s life while prepping for an interview and I find out they are way more interesting and accomplished than I anticipated. It makes the interview so much more interesting for everyone. Such is the case with Xavier Ruffin, an advertising man turned music video filmmaker. In addition […]

Dailymotion Launches Its Standalone Video Recording App For The iPhone


French-based video sharing site Dailymotion has launched its standalone smartphone video recording app for iPhone users, the company announced today. The Dailymotion Caméra app takes cues from competitors like YouTube’s Capture App and Instagram’s recently added video feature. Users can start by pressing the camera button, which records an unlimited length of footage. They can […]

Dailymotion Gets Nearly $40MM in Funding From Parent Company, Stays French


Dailymotion, the French-based online video platform, will get 30 million euros — or nearly $40 million in funding from its parent company, telecom operator Orange SA. Stephane Richard, CEO of Orange, told the Hollywood Reporter: “We decided, after discussion with the Dailymotion team, to implement a plan to develop the company within Orange.” The latest […]

Dailymotion Announces 13 Summer Music Festival Live Streams


Dailymotion is getting ready for the summer music festival season by announcing 13 live streams from this month until August. The video-streaming site launched its Summer of Music Festivals section on their website, where viewers can see festivals live from the United States, United Kingdom, France and Switzerland.  Some of the festivals that Dailymotion will […]

Dailymotion Premieres First of 10 Motionmaker Fund-Selected Projects [INTERVIEW]


W?RK Episode 1 : Lefty Lucy, burlesque dancer by bicephalypictures Last December, Dailymotion announced a new program that would offer content creators that use the video-sharing platform $50,000 worth of funding towards creative projects. The Motionmaker Fund gives creators an exclusive partnership with Dailymotion in terms of funding, marketing opportunities and distribution. In March they […]

Dailymotion Teams Up With Venus Movies To Expand Its Bollywood Library


Dailymotion is teaming up with Indian movie production company Venus Movies to stream more than 100 free and premium Bollywood films on the video-streaming site, reported. The deal will add to Dailymotion’s Bollywood content, which includes more than 500 free and premium movies from Indian entertainment content providers like Shemaroo, Rajshri, Nirvana and others. […]

Dailymotion and Joshfire Team Up To Give Content Creators the Ability to Design Free Apps


Dailymotion is partnering with French app developer Joshfire to create a service for the United States market that lets content creators design and create free video apps for the iOS, Android, smart televisions and the web. The Joshfire Factory on Dailymotion platform masks the complex tasks of app coding and programming and lets creators add […]

Dailymotion Looking For Content Creators To Use Their Paris Studio


Dailymotion is currently building a dedicated studio in Paris similar to YouTube’s Creator Spaces and is looking for applicants to fill the space. According to, the video-streaming site is looking for applicants who have creative video projects in mind to use their space when it opens at an undisclosed date. Content creators should send […]

‘DEMOS’ Dailymotion Web Series Focuses On Success in Independent Hip-Hop


DEMOS — Black Thought: “Choose Your Lane” by DemosDocumentaryAn exclusive 30-minute sneak preview of documentary film about the independent hip-hop industry titled “DEMOS: An Independent Artist’s Guide to Success,” featuring interviews with Kendrick Lamar and Murs, will premiere on Dailymotion May 22. But hip-hop fans don’t have to wait until May to watch the documentary. […]

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