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This article was published on March 15, 2012


    Hulu gets a BIG update as it rolls out a new online video player that’s 55% larger

    Hulu gets a BIG update as it rolls out a new online video player that’s 55% larger
    Paul Sawers
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    Paul Sawers

    Paul Sawers was a reporter with The Next Web in various roles from May 2011 to November 2014. Follow Paul on Twitter: @psawers or check h Paul Sawers was a reporter with The Next Web in various roles from May 2011 to November 2014. Follow Paul on Twitter: @psawers or check him out on Google+.

    Video-on-demand (VoD) platform Hulu has rolled out a new, larger version of its browser-based video player and has given the interface a big of a spit-shine.

    The new Hulu video player means that the screen-size just got 55% larger as of today, and it has a new frame and a drop-shadow, and it sits over a large, dark gray video matte.

    Founded in 2007, Hulu is an online TV service that helps users discover premium content from around the world. Its ownership is shared between Hulu, NBCUniversal, NewsCorporation, The Walt Disney Company and Providence Equity Partners.

    It also runs Hulu Plus, a subscription-based service that operates across a range of dedicated apps for mobile devices and consoles such as the Nintendo Wii.

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