Hulu is about to update its streaming app to make it easier to navigate and discover new content, according to TechCrunch.
The big change coming in the next few weeks will be to the Hulu Lineup screen that users see when the app is launched.
Hulu wants to trial two different variations to see which one has the most engagement: a „Hulu Picks“ collection that will be curated by staff, and an „Unwatched in My Stuff“ option that will show users things in their list that they’ve yet to watch.
Hulu told TechCrunch it will test both options with a portion of users in the coming weeks in order to determine which one sees the best [...]
Streaming TV services offered by companies like Hulu and AT&T are testing the waters for a new type of advertising called „pause ads“ (via Variety). The idea behind pause ads is that instead of facing forced commercial breaks at specified interludes, users would be more accepting of ads that play when they choose to pause a show for a bit while they do something else.
Hulu says it plans to launch pause ads in 2019, but not much else was given in the way of details regarding which of its numerous streaming plans will include the new type of commercial. The plan likely to see pause ads is Hulu With Limited Commercials, which interjects a few ads throughout a [...]
As most Black Friday sales wrapped up over the weekend, today marks the start of Cyber Monday shopping. This year, the distinction between Black Friday and Cyber Monday is even less clear than in years past, as many of the same discounts and offers from Friday have simple rolled over into Monday. This means that if you missed your chance to buy Apple products or Apple-related accessories at notable low prices last week, you’ll have another solid chance today.
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Essentially all of the [...]
Spotify and Hulu are further sweetening their student subscription offer by adding a monthly Showtime subscription into the mix, pricing everything at $0.99 for the first three months and $4.99 per month after (via The Verge). This means that eligible college students can get a Spotify Premium subscription ($9.99/month), Hulu With Limited Commercials subscription ($7.99/month), and a Showtime subscription ($10.99/month) for $4.99 per month.
The updated student subscription is available beginning today and is open only to higher education students above the age of 18 who haven’t already tried Spotify Premium. The offer will be live for just over [...]