video sharing

  • Viddme Brings Anonymous Video Sharing To Web, iPhone & Android

    Viddme Brings Anonymous Video Sharing To Web, iPhone & Android

    Following the backlash against YouTube’s merging with Google+ for identity, authentication and, most recently, commenting, there’s been a renewed interest in a sort of anonymous video hosting service – something like an “Imgur for video,” for instance. It’s an idea that’s been tried before, but sometimes having good timing helps. That may be the case… Read More

  • Line Adds Vine-Style Clip Maker & Video Calling To Its Mobile Messaging Platform

    Line Adds Vine-Style Clip Maker & Video Calling To Its Mobile Messaging Platform

    The largest mobile messaging apps are increasingly social platforms in their own right. There is more evidence of that today as Line Corporation has added yet another feature to its platform play. Snap Movie allows for Vine-style short video sharing within Line, which gives users yet another way to communicate with each other without having to leave the social, entertainment playground. Read More

  • Viki Moves In On Chinese Audiences With Two New Video Deals

    Viki Moves In On Chinese Audiences With Two New Video Deals

    Video sharing site, Viki, is continuing its push into China with two new video distribution deals with Chinese video-on-demand sites, LeTV and Xunlei Kankan. This move follows its first distribution deal, set up last July, with Renren—also known as the Facebook of China. That deal with Renren was Viki’s first such agreement with a third party to serve videos on an external site… Read More

  • After Its Porn Problem, Twitter-Owned Vine Adds 17+ Age Rating To Video Sharing App

    After Its Porn Problem, Twitter-Owned Vine Adds 17+ Age Rating To Video Sharing App

    Vine, the Twitter-owned video sharing iOS app which lets users knit together snippets of video to create six second loops, has had its user age rating increased to 17+. The increase was bundled in a v1.0.5 app update which requires users to confirm they are “at least 17 years old” before the download begins, and warns of “frequent/intense sexual content or nudity”… Read More

  • Keek Raises $18M, Adds 6M Users In 30 Days And Looks To Expand Mobile Video Sharing Further Internationally

    Keek Raises $18M, Adds 6M Users In 30 Days And Looks To Expand Mobile Video Sharing Further Internationally

    Keek, the Toronto-based social video sharing startup that emphasizes communication over entertainment through bite-sized 36-second smartphone movie clips, today announced an $18 million funding round, led by AGF Investments, Pinetree Capital and Plazacorp Ventures, along with Cranson Capital. The new money comes after Keek added $7 million in new funding just a few short months ago in October… Read More

  • Video-Sharing Startup Shelby.tv Launches Into Public Beta With New iOS App

    Video-Sharing Startup Shelby.tv Launches Into Public Beta With New iOS App

    Shelby.tv, the video-sharing startup (and stars of Bloomberg’s TechStars reality show), is today exiting out of its private alpha phase and launching into a public beta. The service, founded by Reece Pacheco, Dan Spinosa, Henry Sztul and Joe Yevoli, aggregates the video links your friends are sharing across social networks in order to offer you personalized video… Read More

  • Best Buy grabs minority stake in 'Mydeo' video service

    Best Buy is now in the video hosting game, thanks to UK-based Mydeo. Mydeo is basically a service that allows you to upload your videos to it and then share them with friends, loved-ones, and hangers-on. Read More

  • AT&T Video Share Service Now Live

    You’ll be able to stream bitchin’ videos like this while on the phone with your buddies If you’re an AT&T user and are lucky enough to live in one of the 160 selected markets chosen as a test ground, you’ll find you can now use AT&T’s new video share service. The service allows you to stream video from one phone to another during a phone call, meaning you… Read More