User-generated Video

The UGV generation is exploding.

“No one yet knows how big the trend will get, but for the moment, user-generated video is exploding. New sites allowing users to post their creations have rocketed onto the scene: Google Video notched more than 7 million unique users in April, according to Nielsen/NetRatings. And sites have seen massive traffic surges: Both eBaum’sWorld and iFilm saw unique users increase by more than 30 percent in April 2006 versus a year ago. Up-and-comers in this area include Revver and Grouper, and even MySpace recently added a viral video section.”

— Read all about it at MediaPost.

Wired Mag calls sites that show/host user-generated video content “the New Networks”. See which ones matter most.

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