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  • Millions of viewers a day at no cost. reaches over 160 million monthly unique, including the web’s largest comprehensive knowledge and information sites, as well as leading lifestyle and niche vertical siteslarge audience of millions of monthly visitors, distribution and monetization of these videos is the Company’s primary focus.
  • 5min grants advertisers immediate and far-reaching access to targeted niche audiences across 20 major verticals and over 140 sub-categories, along with advertiser-safe content that is always screened, segmented and rated in order to ensure value and relevancy.
  • Video Statistics
  • 1. VideoJug: VideoJug mixes user generated clips with professionally made content. Videos are accompanied by a text version, and you can download clips to your iPod or PSP. This UK-based site is receiving a lot of hype from the British press.2. Sclipo carries a remix of the YouTube tagline: “Broadcast your skills”. The European startup provides how-to guides in English and Spanish.3. Sutree: Sutree is a video aggregator that pulls in videos from sites like YouTube and Metacafe. Clips are picked by users and approved by moderators. There are no user profiles or playlists, making it a fairly lightweight offering.4. 5min: 5min is a “videopedia” with a large amount of content. What we like: it offers unique features like slow-motion and zooming, especially useful for learning new skills.5. Expert Village: Expert Village is trying to win on volume, with thousands of videos posted by experts. Currently, the site counts more than 1,700 experts and some 17,000 videos.6. ViewDo: similar to VideoJug, ViewDo provides tagging, comments, video embeds, and RSS feeds for each expert. The contributors are ranked based on their expertise.7. Helpful Video: With its minimalist interface, Helpful video is one of the few sites where you actually have to pay for some clips. The concept is interesting, but we doubt anyone will pay for your beginner’s guide to karate: there are just too many free alternatives.8. TeacherTube: TeacherTube is YouTube for education, with courses for maths, data processing and literature. The site is organized by “channels” and “groups” (college, university, sciences, technology, Maths…). Features include blog embeds, favorites, tagging and commenting.9. Vidipedia: Vidipedia wants to be the Wikipedia of the videos. It provides info on personalities, historical events and other content you’d expect to find in an encyclopedia. You can leave comments, download or embed videos elsewhere.10. YouTube: Don’t forget YouTube itself: the YouTube category “How To and DIY provides a massive number of how-to videos and inspiration for projects. In fact, it could crush the others simply because of YouTube’s massive userbase.
  • TED Conference in Long Beach, California, and the TEDGlobal conference in Oxford UK, TED includes the award-winning TEDTalks video site, the Open Translation Program, the new TEDx community program, this year's TEDIndia Conference and the annual TED Prize.


  • 1. Social Media Discussion:Video
    By: Valerie Bendish and Matt Runge
  • 2. An online service that allows anyone to upload clips or videos.
    The host website will store the video on its server. Because of this other users can view the videos.
    Most of the time it is free. (Most of the examples talked about will be)
    Video Sharing Website
  • 3. Top 25 Video Sites
    How many have you heard of?
    How many do you use?
    Google Video
    Bright Cove
    Daily Motion
    Buzz Net
    Put File
    Stupid Videos
    Zippy Videos
    Cast Post
    Video Web Town
  • 4.
    Background and History
    The history of Youtube
  • 5. They call it a “Life Videopedia”
    Describes itself as a leading syndication platform for broadband instructional, knowledge and lifestyle videos
    20 categories and 140 subcategories. Examples:
    Fitness: MTV Lauren Conrad’s workout video
    Food: Superbowl party chicken wings recipe
    Business: How to overcome major money myths
    Music: How to play Bass for beginners
    Knowledge: Learn to speak basic Russian
    More: Sports, video games, pets, travel, parenting, fashion, people, arts, home, etc. What is it?
  • 6. Users can create their own studio, favorites list and interact with other members.
    Offers new features like slow motion and zoom for learning new skills
    “The ideal place for step-by-step guides, ingredients listings, tabs, lyrics, sheet music, recipes…you name it!”
    5min- How can it be used?
  • 7. Users who feel inclined to broadcast helpful tricks and tips from a spectrum of everyday life categories.
    Viewers looking for quick solutions
    Advertizing agencies
    Content Partners and Site Publishers, everwell, womens day,
    Wikihow,, wikia, etc.
    5min– Who uses it?
  • 8. Increased exposure, views and revenue for your content
    Blog recognition
    Learning opportunities
    Video Statistics
    What’s in it for the organization?
    Money from agencies coupling with their site to increase exposure
    5min- What’s in it for you?
  • 9. Videojug
    Top 10 How-To Sites
  • 10. Founded in 1999 by two high school friends from Baltimore, Maryland
    Entertainment site whose target audience is college students
    College Humor- What is it?
  • 11. “Users upload pictures, videos, articles and Hotlinks, and we post the best ones.”
    Linking sites
    Article writing
    College Humor- How can it be used?
  • 12. College Students are the target audience and are the only ones allowed to comment on the main videos.
    Viewers entertainment: Anyone interested
    College Humor- Who uses it?
  • 13. Featured Writers
    Pure entertainment
    School connections
    Social networking
    College Humor- What’s in it for you?
  • 14. “Ideas worth spreading”
    Started out in 1984 as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design
    Talks offered:
    Persuasive, courageous, ingenious, fascinating, inspiring, beautiful, funny, informative. What is it?
  • 15. Education device
    Becoming active: Events and conferences
    Spreading your ideas How can it be used?
  • 16. Professors
    Interested viewers
    TED Conference in Long Beach, California
    TEDGlobal conference in Oxford UK
    TED includes the award-winning TEDTalks video site
    the Open Translation Program
    the new TEDx community program
    this year's TEDIndia Conference
    the annual TED Prize. Who uses it?
  • 17. Enlightened talkers from across the Globe
    Why is this significant?
    Persuasive, courageous, ingenious, fascinating, inspiring, beautiful, funny, informative. What’s in it for you?
  • 18. YouTube- What is it?
    YouTube is, first and foremost, a social networking site.
    It includes similar features as popular sites like Facebook and Twitter.
    Favorites (Liking)
    Video Replies
  • 19. YouTube- How can it be used?
    Many well known companies and music artists have used YouTube to help sell their product or even themselves.
    Boys Like Girls
    Justin Bieber
    Different television channels can also share clips and episodes of their programs.
  • 20. YouTube- Who uses it?
    It was reported in 2009 that 123 million people view YouTube in a day.
    YouTube has become responsible for many different popular internet trends.
    Obama Girl
    Will It Blend?
    NumaNuma Dance
  • 21. YouTube- What’s in it for you?
    Out of the Top 15 all time viewed videos on YouTube, most of them consisted of music videos by Lady Gaga, Rihanna, and Pitbull.
    However, No. 1 is a well known Internet trend that has been remade by different peopl, and even in different remix songs. – Over 157 million views.
  • 22. Video Hosts
    Save on bandwidth costs, sometimes even eliminating the cost entirely.
    Uploading videos usually require a high computer knowledge. The various web browsers allow an easier experience so virtually anyone can now upload videos.
  • 23. Fox, NBC, and ABC all went together to plan a new venture titled Hulu.
    It started as a Beta test in October 2007. they realized to work they would need sponsers. (commercials)
    The site went live to the public in March 12, 2008.
    Hulu- What is it?
  • 24. Hulu- How can it be used?
    For viewing pleasure after missing an episode
    Hulusupports various television shows and movies that are offered by different television networks and studios.
    Videos are streamed for free, from the support of commercials that are viewed during the videos at different moments.
  • 25. Hulu- What’s in it for you?
    People can create an account and start to rate and view various programs.
    They can comment on different shows and episode, and even help recommend different videos to other people. The site’s videos are rated by the amount of views a video gets.
    However, other viewers cannot upload videos.
  • 26. Google Video
    Used to allow uploading of videos, similar to Youtube.
    However, in 2009 Google discontinued the function and Google Video became a search engine that found videos from other video sharing websites.
  • 27.