13Video on the Web

Types of Video on the Web

One of the fastest-developing areas for distribution of video content, movies, and television programming in general is via the Internet, including the World Wide Web. Web distribution of video has become extremely popular. Streaming media players like Roku, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, and Amazon Fire, and streaming media services such as Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon among others, make it possible for audiences to access at any time, on-demand or live, and on any device, all kinds of programs including news, movies, television shows, sports, etc. In addition, video hosting services such as YouTube and Facebook allow users to upload their videos to be shared with friends, special groups, or millions of ...

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