YouTube is one of the largest services for the video streaming. YouTube has been established in 2005 by group of PayPal employees. One year later Google purchased YouTube for 1.6 billion dollars. In the beginning of YouTube there were mostly videos uploaded only by amateurs. During few years more of new users has arrived and on YouTube appeared professional music videos and movies. YouTubers (Youtube celebrities) is new hit on YouTube. These people creates video blogs and making a community of subscribers. There is high probability that YouTubers could become classic celebrities as we know today from TV. Most popular YouTube stars in 2017: PewDiePie, Germán Garmendia (HolaSoyGerman.), ElRubiusOMG, Smosh, VanossGaming, Fernanfloo and many others… In 2015 YouTube had 2 billion active users per day. Every minute users upload around 300 hours of new videos. Video with the most views is currently “Despacito” by Luis Fonsi with 3.417 billion views.
Soundcloud is web service for music streaming. Lot of musicians using this service to promote their music to users of Soundcloud. There are musicians like Moby, Drake, Ed Sheeran, Pitbull and many others. The service has been originally introduced in Stockholm by Alex Ljung and Eric Wahlforss. Uploaded songs are available for streaming to all Soundcloud users around the world. In 2010 Soundcloud announced about one million of uploading users.
Vimeo is web service for video streaming. Vimeo is YouTube competitor. Lots of Vimeo content is created by art enthusiasts which can share their work each other for free with other users. It is possible to leave feedback with comments also as on YouTube. Vimeo has been founded by film enthusiast Jakob Lodwick and Zach Klein in 2004. Nowadays IAC/InterActiveCorp is owner with headcounter in New York and Portland. Community of Vimeo is still growing. In 2009 there were about 2 200 000 users. Every day is uploaded about 17 000 movies and more than 70 000 HD videos. Every day use Vimeo about 650 000 unique users.
VEVO is website with music videos. Website has been founded at 2009, owner of this website is Sony Music Entertainment, Universal Music Group and Abu Dhabi Media. Videos from VEVO are published throught YouTube service from Google and share their own revenues with this service from advertisement. Beyond advertisement there is also another income source by recommending to buy songs via Amazon MP3 and iTunes. There was more than 45 000 published videos using VEVO. The number of artists is still growing. Popular stars on VEVO - Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Rihanna, LMFAO, Justin Bieber and many more. Every day about 50 millions users visit VEVO videos.
Mixcloud is British service for streaming music. Service is focused on longer time recordings as DJ mixes, podcasts, radio shows and many more. It has been founded in London 2008 by friends from University of Cambridge - Nikhil Shah and Nice Perez. Wide spectrum of artists use Soundcloud, from not well known to well know. Some of contributors - Wired, Harvard Business School, TED Talks and Barack Obama talks. In 2012 Mixcloud announced about 3 millions of active users. This service has great potential for future, because podcast streaming is on rise.
Facebook nowadays it is the most widely used social network in the world for communicating between peoples, sharing files, images and statuses. Facebook has around 1.5 billion of active users. Facebook name originated from paper leaflets so-called "Facebooks" which are distributed by freshmens at American universities. Leaflets are used to introduce students to each other. Facebook has been founded by former Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg. Originally it was used only for communication between students at Harvard University under the domain thefacebook.com. Every day are created approximately 450.000 of new users. Currently Facebook contains 140 billion photos (each day is recorded about 200 million of new photos).
Stream.cz is a Czech leader in streaming videos. Stream.cz was founded in 2006 by company Global Inspiration as platform for professional content, users and music content. Stream produce its own content and contain also include content from other TVs like TV Prima and Óčko TV. In 2014 Stream started to make own production, one of the first shows was documentary show "Peklo na talíři" which uncovered unhealthy food on Czech markets and explained making of lots of food production. Another success show has been motivational show "Restart of life" by Lenka Černá. Except website, there is also mobile application for streaming content to mobile devices (award in Media category in 2015).
Freevideo is czech portal with pornographic content. This portal has been founded in 2003 and nowadays is the most visited erotic portal in Czech republic and Slovak republic. Portal contains free porno movies and many photos, content can be filtered by selecting various of categories. There is also section with amateur photos and links on professional Czech production as series Blechovy, Rychlý Prachy and many more.
Instagram is application for iOS, Android and Windows Phone devices. Instagram allows users to simply create, share photos and videos. Instagram has been founded by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger in moment when they have reached the budget to realize this project. First application on Appstore (Apple) was released in 2010, next in 20012 was released version for Android (Google) too. In the same year 2012 Mark Zuckerberg realized acquisition with Facebook for 1 milliard dollars. Main feature is using photo filters, which can be applied on photo and professional looking photo can be created in second. Interesting fact is that Instagram use square ratio for photos, it is legacy for old cameras as Kodak or Polaroid. App can be also connected with Facebook, Twitter or Flickr for easy sharing. Application is very popular. After 11 months from beginning of service is 9 million users.
TED talks is website containing speeches from conference called TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design). TED is yearly conference organised in several cities around the world. It has been founded in 1984 by Richard Saul Wurman and Harry Marks. From 1990 this conference is organised regularly. Main idea of TED is "ideas worth spreading". Speakers are peoples from many different parts of interests like science, art, design, politics, education, culture, business, global questions and fun. TED website hosts more than 1.400 TED talks witch can be watched for free online. Since 2009 there is possibility to get licence for making local conference named TEDx + “city” (e.g. TEDxPrague or TEDxBrno). In April 2009, over 15 million of users saw more than 100 million TED Talks.
CollegeHumor is American server with funny videos. Website has been founded in 1999 by Josh Abramson and Ricky Van Veen. CollegeHumor contains own production as videos, articles, but also amateur production from other users. Under the brand "CollegeHumor Originals" there are published comedian animated and classic videos. For example well know shows like Jake and Amir, Very Mary-Kate, Everyday Acting or Dinosaur Office. Website was nominated in 2007 on Webby Award and some of sketches got this Award (for Example Pixar Intro Parody).
Redtube is pornographic website based on principe as YouTube. This website has started in 2007 and quickly became the most popular website with pornographic content. The owner of website is Jimmy Lee. Website contain mostly free porn movies which can be filtered by choosing from many categories. In 2009 Redtube, YouPorn and Pornhub announced about 100 millions of unique visitors.
Xvideos is pornographic web service with the similar principle as Youtube. Page allows to watch porn movies for free, it is possible to browse various categories.
YouPorn is the one of many pornographic web services. This page allows to watch porn movies for free, it is possible to browse various categories. In 2009 Redtube, YouPorn and PornHub together achieved 100 million of unique visitors.
xHamster is one of the many pornographic web services, this service has been founded in 2007. Service allows to watch porn movies for free, it is possible to browse various categories.
Pornhub is one of the many pornographic web services. This page allows to watch porn movies for free, it is possible to browse various categories. In 2009 Redtube, YouPorn and PornHub together achieved 100 million of unique visitors.
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Tube8 is the one of many pornographic web services. tube8 is similar to all previous "adult" services. This page allows to watch porn movies for free, it is possible to browse various categories.
Motherless is pornographic web page with wide range of content. All content on this page is created by users only. This webpage contains amateur porn movies, professional porn movies and also photos. Pages is divided into categories for simply finding required content. Community under this page is big and still growing. Users uploaded 23 millions of porn photos and videos yet.