The Best Web Sites to Watch Internet Video
by Mark Shapiro
Best Web Sites to Watch Internet Videos
OK. YouTube is the biggest and most busy. However, that incredible size can make it difficult to find videos that you really like to watch. How many funny cat and cute baby videos can you sift through to find the ocasional great funny and well produced short video? However, now that that are adding additional channels and original content, YouTube is once again THE place.
Vimeo is a fast-growing platform with a quite serious traffic. Unlike YouTube, Vimeo mostly hosts professional looking videos, not cat videos. In 2004, Vimeo was founded by a group of filmmakers who wanted to share their creative work and personal moments from their lives. As time went on, likeminded people discovered Vimeo and helped build a supportive community of individuals with a wide range of passions. If you are a dedicated and/or professional video or fim maker, your best bet for web distribution is Vimeo.
Vevo is the place for music video lovers – especially bands and artists with major label backing. VEVO is the world's leading all-premium music video and entertainment platform. For the best at Vevo, check out their Staff Picks
VEVO is available in the United States, Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Ireland, Italy, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Spain and United Kingdom through VEVO.com, the mobile web, Mobile and Tablet Apps (iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone, Windows 8, Kindle Fire), Connected Television (Apple TV, Xbox, Roku, Boxee) and user embeddable video players. VEVO TV, an always-on broadcast-style music and video channel, is also available in the US and Canada within VEVO.com and apps for iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Windows 8, Kindle Fire, Apple TV, Xbox and Roku. VEVO powers music videos on artist pages across Facebook, as well as syndicates to dozens of online sites, including AOL, BET, CBS Interactive Music Group (including Last.fm and MP3.com), Disney Interactive, Fuse.tv, Univision, Viacom Media Networks, Wenner Media and Yahoo! Music. Additionally, through a special partnership with YouTube, VEVO is accessible in over 200 countries, expanding the platform’s reach around the globe.
Dailymotion is a French video-sharing website. Dailymotion has 115 million unique visitors generating over 2.5 billion video views every month according to Comscore (May 2013). It is ranked the 31st most visited website in the world.
Dailymotion offers the best content from users, independent content creators and premium partners in the media and entertainment industries. Using the most advanced technology for both users and content creators, Dailymotion provides HD video in a fast, easy-to-use online service. Dailymotion offers a high quality user experience across all digital devices (computers, mobile devices, connected TVs and tablets).
Dailymotion is available around the world in 16 different languages and 34 localized versions featuring local home pages and local content. For further information, please visit www.dailymotion.com.
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Veoh is an Internet television service that hosts studio content, independent productions and user-generated material. You can select from perosnal videos, TV shows, movies, music, etc.
One of our favorite pages for great, high quality internet videos is the Veoh Editor Picks Page
Metacafe is a video-sharing website with more than 40 million unique viewers every month. Here you can find short videos in the categories of video games, sports, music, movies and TV. The website features a special ranking algorithm that ensures that the uploaded videos are of high quality. If you are into games, you got to check out Metacafe
Break is a highly popular website mainly known for funny videos, movie clips and funny pics. Break accepts major video formats, such as AVI, WMV, MPG and MOV. All videos must be no bigger than 60MB. Break provides its users with three ways to upload videos: right from the site page, from your cellphone or you may send a video to Break via email. It’s also possible to add a photo album in JPG, BMP or PNG formats as an addition to your video.
9. CollegeHumor - http://www.collegehumor.com
CollegeHumor Media, comprised of CollegeHumor.com, Jest.com, Dorkly.com, SportsPickle.com, and several syndication partnerships, is a leading online entertainment company targeting a core audience of people ages 18-49. Founded by two high school friends, CollegeHumor Media delivers daily comedic content, including videos, pictures, articles and jokes, created and/or curated by the CollegeHumor staff. CollegeHumor Media attracts more than 15 million monthly uniques and generates more than 100 million video views per month (Nielsen/Net Ratings) with popular sketches such as "Jake and Amir," "Very Mary Kate" and "Troopers." CollegeHumor Media provides online advertisers across a variety of categories with an efficient vehicle for reaching multiple desirable demographics.
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What videos are the most poppular?
Check out the Viral Video Charts from Unruly. Every day, they list the most popular videos on the web - advertisments, short videos, music videos, etc.