Vine and Instagram accelerated to instant celebrity status with smartphone sharing similar to YouTube's ascent, when it first blasted the video sharing world. The YouTube founders are going for a double play with a new smartphone video app competitor - MixBit. It as the pedigree, does it have the chops?
Recently, you may have noticed more and more videos shares appearing in your Facebook or Twitter feeds that require you to sign-up for their service before viewing. One of the leaders of the movement is Viddy. Viddy is a video sharing service that operates directly from a smartphone with the ability to share directly to social media outlets such as Facebook, Twitter and more.
Today kicks off CTIA Wireless 2012, and while this show isn't one that Videomaker normally covers, more and more we're seeing the video industry embracing mobile technology. It seems like many consumers would rather shoot video straight from their phones rather than mess with a dedicated camcorder. If that's where the industry's headed, what does it mean for those of us that want to be a little more creative with our video? Fortunately, we we haven't been forgotten.