Netflix targets teen audience by licensing YouTube stars' movies; Europe invests in OTT, multichannel networks

More online video news from across the Web:

> Netflix has licensed two recent movies made by YouTube stars: Smosh: The Movie and Bad Night. The Verge article

> Imagine Communications will again provide encoding services for IBC 2015's live stream via its SelenioFlex Live multiscreen platform. Release

> Online video is proving very popular in China, where it takes up one-third of desktop and laptop computer users' time, according to an iResearch Consulting Group study. eMarketer article

> European investment firms are increasingly putting money into online video companies like Collective Digital and Zoomin.tv, as well as MCNs. Financial Times article (sub. req.)

> YouTube added 1,000 royalty-free music tracks to its library for creators to rate and use. OnlineVideo.net article

> Netflix is gearing up for a launch in Poland, one of the largest and most lucrative markets in Central and Eastern Europe. Broadband TV News article

And finally… Five things online video providers need to know about the Video Privacy Protection Act -- including how data is collected and shared. Inside Counsel article

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