Facebook Opens Up to Flash

5:15 PM Facebook sides with Adobe Flash the day after MySpace sided with Microsoft Silverlight

March 31, 2009

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Facebook Opens Up to Flash

5:15 PM -- Today on Contentinople:

  • A day after MySpace announced support for Microsoft Silverlight, Facebook made it easier for Flash developers to plug their rich Internet applications into the site.

  • Online video firm ZillionTV signed a distribution deal with The Weinstein Company, giving it access to some premium film content, like Vicky Christina Barcelona or The Reader.

  • Contentinople publisher Scott Raynovich profiles Getback.com, a retro online media property that launched last year and now has more than 2 million users.

  • Heavy Reading analyst Aditya Kishore explains how syndication strategies for online video can help content providers boost revenue. Case in point: CBS's March Madness On Demand content is available through 300 sites, and is expected to exceed $30 million in revenue.

  • Limelight Networks has finally launched into the enterprise market, where it will compete with industry leader Akamai Technologies.

And in today's News Bits, Disney has signed a distribution deal with YouTube.

— The Staff, Contentinople

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