Are you tired of missing “The Office” every week… well not anymore thanks to Hulu.com. Now you can watch it when you want to, where you want to. Hulu was created by NBC and Fox to deliver their content free, but with an advertising catch: with a 20 minute clip you get about a minute to a minute and half of advertising (one 30 sec spot and two 15 sec spots in something I watched).
With the user sitting in front of the computer, visiting a sponsor’s website would be as simple as the click of a mouse. I’ve been watching alot of shows on Hulu.com and I don’t know about you, but lately I’ve been wanting some thick bacon from Chili’s.
Although you may be saying “Why didn’t they do this earlier?” well a few companies had, even now Hulu is still competing with companies such as Brightcove which allows companies to join their network and get a personal channel.
The really neat thing about Hulu though is they even offer the ability to select clips of a video to embed on your website, blog, etc. Who wouldn’t want to see Peter from Family Guy fight a Giant Chicken!
Of course last but definitely not least: HD movies(720p)! It’s mostly just previews for now, but this will definitely be the biggest hit of the site if users meet all the requirements.
All I have to say is so long broadcast, hello digital!
The grand spectacle of the sporting world — the Olympics — has, after a year of delay and confusing information, come and gone. But now