POPULAR ONLINE VIDEO WEBSITES:-
YouTube is the most popular website all over the world for video sharing. It was formulated in 2005 and has reached unbelievable heights of popularity. The users can upload any random videos, view as well as share. Nowadays it is most customary to upload videos in YouTube for advertising and marketing purposes.
2. Google Video
Google Video, like YouTube is a much favoured website for video uploading, downloading, viewing and sharing with nil capital. It is also used as a video search engine. It connects to other video websites by providing required HTML. This will prevent the users from coming across bandwidth and space issues.
Dailymotion is based in Paris. This website providing video sharing service claims the use of 55 million visitors in a month. It has set a high standard by obtaining the 42nd rank in the global Comscore. It is most user friendly and hence a popular platform for viewing and downloading videos.
Metacafe is a widely used and private video sharing website. The company has its base at California. They mainly encourage original content and adult content are filtered by an appointed committee.Videos can be uploaded, shared and viewed as much as possible. It is essentially community based and specializes in concise form of entertainment. The videos cover categories such as comedy, news, sports, entertainment, animation and other feature stories etc. It has been in controversial limelight for featuring certain private videos and is lately banned in certain countries such as Turkey.
VideoSift specializes in showing unusual and interesting videos. It provides online video content of superb quality and complaints about video errors and such are immediately met. This site sifts those special ones out of the accumulated mass of videos. It came into being in 2006 and promotes videos implanted from other popular sites.
Megavideo with the tagline ‘I’m watching it’, has not managed to gain its predecessors’ popularity mainly because of low video quality. It makes the users wait for 72 minutes after watching the video for some time. It has a long way to go as far as marketing is concerned.
LiveLeak is one of the most popular video sharing website accessed globally. What gives it a cutting edge is that it stresses on current affairs and developmental issues like politics, reality scenes and other eye openers which gave a new dimension to citizen journalism along with the general viewing and sharing of videos.
Blip.tv is a video website which mainly entertains advertising, distribution and hosting of various products. It has been on the field since 2005 and is situated in the city of New York. It mainly emphasizes on web shows compared to other online videos. This makes it different from its rivals like YouTube.
Veoh is a California based which give the users access to movies, studio content and any random videos. It is basically an Internet Television company. Ironically, the content is not accessible within US of A. Its popularity was much wavered due to lot of restrictions and legal battles.
10. Yahoo Video
Yahoo! Video is a favoured website for video sharing. It is another creation of Yahoo and was launched in the year of 2008. The tag of Yahoo certainly helped quick web coverage. But it has certainly earned its reputation by providing the users with all form of video entertainments.