The information Superhighway may need to add a few more lanes if it hopes to accommodate the growing traffic that short form videos are bringing to the mix. Indeed, with the popularity of Facebook owned Instagram, and Twitter’s Vine application growing exponentially, many industry experts are starting to worry that the prevailing signs that will define conditions on the Information Superhighway will be, “slow traffic ahead.”
Short-form videos give users the opportunity to film, upload, and share short videos with the ease that previously characterized the sharing of photos and text messages. The primary difference however, is that video absorbs an incredible amount of data compared to the impact of either messages or still pictures.
It is estimated that after Facebook announced Instagram’s augmented video features in June that more than five million videos were filmed and uploaded within the first 24-hours of availability by FaceBook’s 130 million users. In…
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