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Social Video Networks

Compare and contrast the social video networks in terms of estimated traffic, ads, costs, and more.

Resource updated 1 month ago  •  Estimated viewer traffic updated 8/2017 via Alexa analytics

19 Networks


21,800,000,000 visits/month

Ad Free: No

Community Features: Yes

Revenue Option: No

21,600,000,000 visits/month

Ad Free: Yes

Community Features: Yes

Revenue Option: No

591,000,000 visits/month

Ad Free: Yes

Community Features: No

Revenue Option: No

277,000,000 visits/month

Ad Free: Yes

Community Features: Yes

Revenue Option: No

260,000,000 visits/month

Ad Free: No

Community Features: Yes

Revenue Option: Yes

175,000,000 visits/month

Ad Free: Yes

Community Features: Yes

Revenue Option: No

115,000,000 visits/month

Ad Free: Yes

Community Features: Yes

Revenue Option: No

82,300,000 visits/month

Ad Free: Yes

Community Features: No

Revenue Option: No

5,930,000 visits/month

Ad Free: Yes

Community Features: Yes

Revenue Option: No

4,940,000 visits/month

Ad Free: No

Community Features: No

Revenue Option: No

4,490,000 visits/month

Ad Free: Yes

Community Features: Yes

Revenue Option: No

3,830,000 visits/month

Ad Free: Yes

Community Features: Yes

Revenue Option: No

3,210,000 visits/month

Ad Free: Yes

Community Features: Yes

Revenue Option: Yes

1,860,000 visits/month

Ad Free: No

Community Features: No

Revenue Option: Yes

1,640,000 visits/month

Ad Free: No

Community Features: Yes

Revenue Option: No

158,000 visits/month

Ad Free: Yes

Community Features: Yes

Revenue Option: No

4,370 visits/month

Ad Free: Yes

Community Features: No

Revenue Option: No

Unknown visits/month

Ad Free: Yes

Community Features: No

Revenue Option: No

Unknown visits/month

Ad Free: Yes

Community Features: Yes

Revenue Option: No


Graveyard

There were once many more social video networks. Over time, several have called it quits from both white-label and community-centric platforms, turning their business into something else. To be aware of this loss, including how it can affect your content and your audience, here is our tally:

Network Reason for Closing/Re-aligning Year Source
OpenFilm Founded in 2007, the site with over 8,300 indie films closed to pursue other ventures 2015
Viddler Closed to individual accounts and deleting all legacy content 2014 GigaOm
Blip / blip.tv Closed to individual accounts and deleted most legacy media — with notice only to their internal dashboard — soon after being bought by a production company 2013 GigaOm
Virb Re-aligned to a portfolio-centric site without a social/community aspect (Still active)
iFilm Sold to Viacom in 2005 and eventually re-branded as Spike, which is still online 2008 Wikipedia
Yahoo Video Re-aligned 2010 TechCrunch
Vuze Re-aligned. Amid buzz in 2006 that Vuze was a competitor to YouTube, according to Wired, the service simply stayed a BitTorrent P2P client (Still active)
Vsocial Re-aligned to an entirely different business model ?
Video Egg Re-aligned into an ad network
Uncut Video / AOL After being powered by Video Egg (which since re-aligned), they recommended people use Motionbox (now closed) after closing down this service 2008 CBS News
Stage6 / DIVX Closed 2008 Wikipedia
ExposureRoom Closed without notice after supposedly not having data backups during a server crash 2012
SoapBox / MSN Video Re-aligned
Revver Sold and closed 2011 CrunchBase
Google Video Closed, diverting resources to Google's then recent purchase of YouTube 2009 TechCrunch
MySpaceTV Re-aligned
Motionbox Closed after being bought by Snapfish (owned by HP), which migrated content over 2010 TechCrunch
LiveVideo.com Closed without notice 2011
Liberated Films Touted as a more professional YouTube rival in 2005, it was closed and sold 2007 Mashable
JumpCut Re-aligned
Joost Closed 2009 Mashable
Eyespot Re-aligned
Current TV Re-aligned its business as Current, away from uploaded video
Castpost Re-aligned
Babelgum Closed 2013 CrunchBase

Did we miss any others? Have any of these come back from the dead? Contact us.

About "Social Video Networks"

This resource is to compare and contrast the major and minor social video networks. Over the years, video networks come and go. Some are white-label (e.g. your branding front-and-center) while others are community-centric (e.g. audience browsing and discovery).

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