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The Met Launches 100-Episode Web Series On Eye-Opening Art

The Met Web Series

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has turned to the web to share eye-opening artwork with the world in a new web series, “82nd & Fifth”. The series, which consist of 100 two-minute videos, two of which will be released each Wednesday through December 25, features The Met’s curators talking about “100 works of art that changed the way they see the world.”

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Revealed: The Cost Of A Professional Web Series [Infographic]

Money Web Series

Web video has long been considered a cheaper alternative to television and film, but these days professional web series often look just as good as what you see on TV. And the cast, crew and equipment used to shoot web series often rivals that of film and television productions. So how much money goes into producing a series for the web? To shed some light on this question, YouTuber Freddie Wong’s production company, Rocket Jump, has created an infographic revealing The Cost Of A Webseries.

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Charlie Bit My Finger Hits Half A Billion Views, Launches Spin-off Series

Charlie Bit Me Today

As Gangnam Style approaches 1 billion views, another viral video is making history on YouTube as well. Today, ‘Charlie bit my finger’ became the first non-professional, non-music video to surpass half a million YouTube views. The video hit the landmark just in time for the launch of three new original web shows staring viral stars Charlie and Harry, along with their younger brother Jasper.

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Gangsters Get Their Hanukkah On In Bubala Please Web Series

Bubala Please

Today a new Hanukkah web series is launching that is unlike any Hanukkah web series you’ve ever imagined. Bubala Please puts a new spin on the holiday of lights with Jaquann and Luis—two “latke-making, dreidel-spinning, menorah-lighting gang-bangers.” That’s right, we said menorah-lighting gang-bangers. And yes, it’s every bit as offensive as it sounds.

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‘Charlie Bit My Finger’ Kids To Star In Their Own Web Series

Charlie Bit Me

Charlie Bit My Finger is the most successful homemade viral video of all time. The video has been viewed over 486 million times since it was uploaded to YouTube in 2007, has been featured in commercials, television shows, and parodied and remixed without end. And the ride isn’t even close to being over. Today news hit the press that Charlie and his brother Harry are getting their own web series.

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Is Twitter Preparing To Get Into The Web Series Game?

Twitter Video Series

According to a report from Mike Shields of Adweek, Twitter is “in serious talks about the possibility of launching several original video series via Twitter.” They already serve as a major platform for the sharing of web video, with over 500 video links being tweeted out every minute, but it looks like they are preparing to take things a step further, with new original video content that will actually live on the site.

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