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OMG! Create Your OWN YouTube/ Flickr -- Debuts

* Miss Universe [PersonRank 7]

Friday, April 25, 2008
12 years ago2,525 views

It seems every now and then, an innovative startup develops and idea that leaves you open mouthed

startyourtube.com/
Free Registration takes about 30 seconds. Unlike YouTube, you can upload Videos AND Photos AND audios AND articles. You can share in the ad revenues.

miss-universe.startyourtube.co ...
You have design customization options – including using your own Domain name. Also the creation of blogs are an additional option.
The Control panel allows the Admins to set voting and sharing options

techcrunch.com/2008/04/24/crea ...
Here is a write up and blog reactions

startyourtube.com/blog/
Their blog

LOL: unfortunately the members have been so aggressive about getting their videos DIGGED – that Digg has banned the domain – ALREADY

TOMHTML [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

YourTube ~= YouTube
Yourtube's logo looks like Youtube's logo
==> it may be sued.

By the way, "Miss Universe", you can create you own Youtube, but I'm not sure everyone can afford Youtube's servers. Without that, there is no Youtube.

Zim [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

YouTube* is already there, why do you need something else? I agree with Tom, the problem is that you must be able to afford expensive server costs.

*or Vimeo or other popular video sites.

* Miss Universe [PersonRank 7]

12 years ago #

dipity.com/mashups/timetube
Try this YouTube Timeline Mashup
Put in a search term and get the video results returned as a timeline

digg.com/tech_news/Best_YouTub ...
Here are the Digg Reviews from those who tried it (it did make the homepage)

Ianf [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

The we-couldn't-think-of- a-better-name- to-hybridize
[ startyourtube.com/blog/press-r ... of April 10]
claim to be scalable, but where are the videos housed, on their own puny servers?

TechCrunch noted right away that
"This is entirely a free service with, puzzlingly, no perceivable revenue source for the owners."
techcrunch.com/2008/04/24/crea ...

I'm tired of ever-clever me-too better mousetraps, whose main claim to fame will be their lasting contribution to the ongoing Balkanization of "social" web services.

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