Tuesday, April 04, 2006

The New Media Collective: CHARLES HOPE, blip.tv

"MEDIA MINDS interviews Charles Hope, one of the founders of blip.tv.

blip.tv is a video sharing site whose goal, according to its website, is to change the world by bringing videoblogging to the masses. I don't know about the world, but it's sure given me a great place to keep my videos.
What is blip.tv, and how did you get involved with it?
In a nutshell, blip.tv is the easiest place for videobloggers to upload their videos. I'm one of the co-founders. We were working on building some blogging software, but in the Spring of 2005 we discovered videoblogging and realized we'd found a perfect fit for our project. With very little work we adapted what we had for videoblogging, and created the first dedicated videoblogging platform. Before blip.tv people had to upload their videos to the Internet Archive, create a blog somewhere else, and then join the two together. We built a complete solution for videoblogging and the only one developed in close contact with the videoblogging community. " (Read More)


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