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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dailymotion, one the largest Web video sites in the world, and FORA.tv, the web’s leading destination and distributor of intelligent video programs, today announced a partnership that will bring FORA.tv’s extensive video library of educational content to Dailymotion’s on-demand, curated content hubs.
The education hub (http://www.dailymotion.com/hub/x1k6_education) has been added to the list of permanent hubs on Dailymotion, including Movie Trailers, Celebrity, Gaming and Music. In real time, the educational video content hub will deliver curated content that is relevant to trending news events, trends, and discussions.
In addition to populating the Education hub, FORA.tv’s channel on Dailymotion includes thousands of videos drawn from top conferences, universities and public forums including The New York Public Library, Wired, and Long Now Foundation. The channel covers topics ranging from economy and politics, to science and technology with hundreds of speakers including Christopher Hitchens, Toni Morrison, and Bill Clinton.
“Online video has become an increasingly important learning tool, and we’re proud to offer our global audience FORA.tv’s high-quality programs as the foundation of our Education hub,” stated Joy Marcus, General Manager of Dailymotion, US. “We’re confident that our audience will be benefit greatly from these engaging and informative videos for all of their learning needs.”
"Demand for smart and engaging video programs is on the rise, fueled by people wanting more than just sound bites about the most important issues and stories of the day," says FORA.tv CEO Blaise Zerega. “We're pleased to bring provocative, big idea programs to one of the world's largest online communities.”
As one of the leading sites for sharing videos, Dailymotion’s network of sites attracts over 93 million unique monthly visitors (source: comScore, October 2010) one billion videos views worldwide (source: Dailymotion). Dailymotion offers the best content from users, independent content creators and premium partners. Using the most advanced technology for both users and content creators, Dailymotion provides high-quality and HD video in a fast, easy-to-use online service that also automatically filters infringing material as notified by content owners. Offering 32 localized versions, Dailymotion’s mission is to provide the best possible entertainment experience for users and the best marketing opportunities for advertisers, while respecting content protection. www.dailymotion.com.
FORA.tv is the leading site for intelligent video programs on the people, issues, and ideas changing the world. FORA.tv presents free and fee-based viewing of the web’s largest collection of videos drawn from live events, lectures, interviews, and debates going on all the time at top universities, public forums, think tanks and conferences. FORA.tv helps hundreds of organizations including the Aspen Institute, New York Public Library, and Wired reach passionate and engaged audiences with video programs on the most interesting issues within politics, business, technology, science, and culture, and the environment. FORA.tv has been named a Top 50 Web Site by TIME, and a Top Education Site by The Telegraph. FORA.tv is funded by a select group of investors led by William R. Hearst III and is based in San Francisco. FORA.tv can be found at http://fora.tv.
The Fortex Group for Dailymotion Ephraim Cohen, 646-807-8721 email@example.com