6 Sites Like YouTube and its Alternative Video Sharing Websites

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YouTube is an American video-sharing website created by three former PayPal employees in February 2005. Later, Google bought the service in November 2006 for US$1.65 billion and is now operates as one of the Google’s subsidiaries.

YouTube is the most popular video hosting service which allows you to watch, upload, rate, share, mark as favorites, report, and comment on videos and subscribe to the YouTube channels or users. You will find a wide variety of video content on the website including video clips, TV show clips, music videos, short or documentary films, movie trailers, audio recordings, live streams, promotions, and other content including short original videos, video blogging, and educational videos.

You can search and find videos of almost every genre of entertainment ever existed on this video sharing platform. Content on the YouTube is majorly shared by the individuals but also by the media corporations like BBC, Vevo and Hulu also offer content via YouTube as part of the YouTube Partnership Program.

If you are a YouTube registered user, you can also upload your videos and comment rather than just watching them while the unregistered users can only view the content. Videos deemed potentially inappropriate are available only to registered users affirming themselves to be at least 18 years old. YouTube also offers a wide variety of video quality level from 3GP to 8K resolution added in 2018.

Moreover, it also offers 3D and 360-degree videos available for you to watch using compatible devices and is available of a large number of platforms such as Tablets, Smartphones, Smart TVs, PC and Computers leaving no spot any of its competitors.

YouTube also runs other paid programs like YouTube Premium, YouTube Go (an app for offline watching and sharing), and YouTube TV currently active in limited regions.

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Dailymotion
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Dailymotion
Dailymotion

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Dailymotion is a video-sharing technology platform. It is majority owned by Vivendi. North American launch partners include BBC News, VICE, Bloomberg, Hearst Digital Media, and more. Dailymotion is available worldwide, in 18 languages and 35 localize...

IGTV
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IGTV
IGTV (Instagram TV)

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Instagram TV is the first vertical video application launched by Instagram in 2018. Like YouTube, it allows users to upload videos for up to one hour and each user has the channel name with their Instagram username. It is also a standalone applicatio...

Vimeo
  • Video Sharing

Vimeo
Vimeo

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  • Video Sharing
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Vimeo is a video-sharing website where users can watch, upload and share new videos. It was also first video sharing website with High-Definition video support. It was founded in November 2004 with the primary focus on short films and movie sold with...

metacafe
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metacafe
Metacafe

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Metacafe is a video-sharing website popular for short-film clips and videos for categories of movies, video games, sports, music, and TV. In 2012, Metacafe was ceased to exist by getting acquired by the Collective Digital Services. In earlier years,...

vevo
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vevo
Vevo

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Vevo is an abbreviation for Video Evolution and is an American Video Hosting Service founded on December 8, 2009. It is a joint venture between three excellent record companies, Universal Music Group (UMG), Sony Music Entertainment (SME), and EMI. Al...

twitch
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  • Video Sharing Website

twitch
Twitch TV

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  • Streaming
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Twitch is a live streaming video platform run by Twitch Interactive, a subsidiary of Amazon. Launched in June 2011, it primarily focuses on Video Game live streaming including eSports competitions, real-life streams, and music broadcasts. You can wat...

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