YouTube video player defaults to HTML 5; China bars Agent Carter from online video sites

More online video news from across the Web:

> YouTube's video player will now default to HTML 5, rather than Adobe Flash, the service announced. Story

> Twitter is finally bringing video posting and editing capabilities to its users, along with private group messaging. Story

> Ticket sales to an IMAX screening of HBO hit Game of Thrones are "surprisingly strong." Story

> Personalizing online video ads continues to be a nagging problem, but advertisers are going ahead with targeting efforts. Story

> Canadian political action group Manitoba Forward is focusing its efforts into advertising on online video sites. Story

> Univision will distribute through Hulu five original series produced for its millennials-focused OTT service, Flama. Story

> About 64 percent of U.S. adults polled in a recent survey said they would be willing to see a doctor over an online video connection, if given the option. Report

> UK-based vendor InPlayer is marketing an overlay app called "Donations" that nonprofits can use with their online videos to enable viewers to donate money without waiting or being bounced into another site. Story

> Four possible ways to combat programmatic advertising's fraud issues. Story

> Sorry, Agent Carter: China's government has pulled the Marvel/ABC series from several online video sites, along with Fox's Empire and Showtime's Shameless. Story

And finally… Cuba's tech-savvy youth have built an affordable, faster, Wi-Fi based, and entirely illegal Internet, called "Snet" (for streetnet), enabling them to play online games, access video and other files, and get news from the outside world. Story

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