Friday, April 11, 2008

Photobucket Launches Top Pics on MySpace

Photobuckets Top Pics Application Connects Friends Through Photos on the Worlds Largest Social Network

Photobucket (, the world's largest standalone photo and video-sharing site, today announced the launch of Top Pics on MySpace (, the worlds most popular social network. Top Pics gives MySpace users a fun way to showcase their favorite photos from MySpace and Photobucket alongside those of their friends. Empowered by MySpaces newly announced Developer Platform (, Photobucket was able to easily build, test, and ultimately deploy Top Pics.

Top Pics displays photos in an attractive grid that can be viewed privately on a users MySpace home page or by friends on a users profile page. The applications intuitive drag-and-drop interface enables users to quickly find, select and arrange images from multiple sources, including:

Tuesday, April 8, 2008

AOL to Include ESPN Content via Syndicated Video Player

ESPNs First Online Video Syndication Agreement to Deliver Short-Form Sports Programming from to AOL Video and AOL Sports

ESPN and AOL announced that will make its short-form online video content accessible directly through AOL Video (, and AOL Sports (, marking the first time ESPN has syndicated its video content through an Internet portal. ESPN will offer highlights from games and major sporting events as well as video clips from ESPN original programming via an embedded ESPN video player. The ESPN channel page ( launched yesterday on AOL Video. video is second to none, and we are excited by the expanded reach afforded us through this syndication agreement," said Matt Murphy, Senior Vice President, Digital Video Distribution at ESPN. "Working with AOL allows us to offer new benefits to fans and advertisers--viewers can now access the programming they want, whether they are on or AOLs portal, while our advertisers benefit from a larger online video audience than ever before. The potential is tremendous and we hope fans will be seeing more syndicated video from in the future.

Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Dinner and a Movie, at Your Fingertips Announces Online Ticketing Partnership With Movie Tavern
Dallas-Based Movie Tavern Is a Leading Operator of Cinema-Eateries
, the world's most powerful Internet movie ticketing service, announces a partnership with Movie Tavern, a Dallas-based cinema- eatery chain operating 11 theaters and 101 screens nationwide. Movie Tavern combines the enjoyment of first-run movies with an in-theater dining experience.

"Movie Tavern appeals to consumers who appreciate the ease and convenience of a full-service dinner-and-a-movie offering," said Joel Cohen, executive vice president and general manager of "Our advance online ticketing option will make the unique Movie Tavern experience even more enjoyable for its patrons."

Movie Tavern operates theater locations in Texas, Colorado, Ohio and Kentucky, with future locations planned this year in Georgia, Virginia and additional locations in Texas. The rapidly expanding chain is on track to increase its number of screens from 101 to more than 135 in 2008.