MSN Video

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MSN Video is an Australian video streaming service from ninemsn[1] as well as a United Kingdom internet television service from MSN. It was rebranded on March 11, 2010.[2]

The previous incarnation of MSN Video was launched in 2004 as an internet video streaming service created and run by Microsoft, now known as Bing Video. It featured various content, including music videos, JibJab animated shorts, IFILM picks, viral videos, original content, TV shows such as Arrested Development, and news shorts. It also hosted the semi-finalists for Film Your Issue. MSN Soapbox was initially an invitation-only beta service under the family of MSN Video products, designed to be a major contributor to the MSN portal. MSN Video was known as a user-generated content service in 2007 and 2008.[3] The MSN Soapbox service was discontinued in August 2009.[4] Reed Smith, editor in chief of MSN Video and Entertainment, accepted the 2007 Marketer of the Year Award from the Direct Marketing Association on behalf of Microsoft-MSN.[5]

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  1. ^ 60 Minutes: Election 2007: Kevin Rudd on MSN Video. Video.au.msn.com. Retrieved on 2013-07-21.
  2. ^ MSN Video takes on BBC iPlayer with ad-supported online TV offering
  3. ^ Travis, Hannibal (2008). "Opting Out of the Internet in the United States and the European Union: Copyright, Safe Harbors, and International Law". Notre Dame Law Review, vol. 84, p. 337 (President and Trustees of Notre Dame University in South Bend, Indiana). Retrieved June 9, 2010. 
  4. ^ [1][dead link]
  5. ^ DMA Names Microsoft-MSN 2007 Marketer of the Year. The-dma.org. Retrieved on 2013-07-21.

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