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YouTube Profile

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YouTube Profile:

Website: http://www.youtube.com/
Alexa Ranking: 3 (as of 5/1/08)
Description: A video sharing website
Similar Websites: Flickr, Yahoo! Video

YouTube Features

  • Browse videos based on channel and popularity
  • Rate videos by giving them from one to five stars
  • Upload your own videos and share them with your friends
  • Create video replies to your favorite videos

What is YouTube?:

YouTube was founded in February 2005 and has become one of the most popular web portals in the world. Allowing users to submit videos and wade through the massive video section by searching for keywords, YouTube has taken the idea of viral videos to a new level.

Why Should I Use YouTube?:

As the premier video hosting and sharing website, YouTube has something for everyone. From comedy spoofs to movie clips to music videos, if it has been on video it is probably on YouTube.

Beyond just watching videos, YouTube can empower your blog by allowing you to upload videos and place them on your blog using the YouTube widget.

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