Take that, YouTube, Google, MySpace, AOL, and everyone else!
From the release:
Yahoo! Inc….. today introduced Yahoo! Video (http://video.yahoo.com), an online video destination that combines the power of Yahoo! Search with new upload, browse and community …
Yahoo! Video allows users to access the most popular and relevant videos on the Internet including The Glomp, Lazy Ramadi and the latest Shakira music video. It brings together content in more ways than any other video Web site by crawling the Web, accepting uploads, receiving direct feeds from partners, and leveraging the Yahoo! Media Group’s unique content and industry relationships. As a leader in online video, Yahoo! already hosts and serves hundreds of millions of music, news, sports, movies, and television videos per month. Now, Yahoo! Video combines these assets with content from across the Web and directly from publishers, enabling users to determine what videos are most important to them:
– Featured, Popular, Category and Tag sections enable users to easily browse for videos.
– Users can subscribe to and watch channels, groups of videos related by source or topic, to stay current on content from their favorite publishers.
– Users can access the largest database of videos on the Web through Yahoo! Search
Additionally, Yahoo! Video enables users and video enthusiasts to participate in an active social community by rating, reviewing and sharing videos.