Vid-Biz: YouTube Vuvuzela, KickApps and Facebook, Rumblefish

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YouTube Adds a Vuvuzela Button; if you watch the World Cup football matches on TV and you’re missing the loud vuvuzela noise when you’re watching YouTube videos, there’s a new button for you. (Google Operating System blog)

KickApps Launches Facebook App Development Suite; the KickApps App Studio now allows anyone, including non-programmers, to create rich media Facebook applications. (TechCrunch)

Rumblefish To Sell Tunes for YouTube Use; the company will sell songs from its catalog of artists for $1.99, with a license allowing the video creator to legally use the music in their video forever. (The Hollywood Reporter)

Shortform.tv Launches on the Web, iPad and iPhone; the startup allows viewers to surf through a variety of channels hosting a selection of short videos, which have been sorted and collected by both real-live human curators and aggregation software. (Mashable)

Media Execs Feeling Good About Digital Business; KPMG surveyed 81 CEOs and other top executives and found that 83 percent expect revenue gains from digital gear or services this year. (Multichannel News)

ScanScout Goes Fully Transparent; the company says it will now be fully transparent upfront with its advertisers about what sites their campaigns will run on. (MediaWeek)

TV Viewers Hungry For Interactive Apps, Ads; According to a recent survey, 89 percent of respondents expressed interest in using interactive TV applications on their home televisions, with 48 percent saying they are “very interested.” (Multichannel News)

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