Metacafe Website

Metacafe is a media and video sharing community in internet. It is mainly use in for sharing videos. It was launch in the year 2003 and was widely famous in 2000’s. Its users share and upload thousands of videos everyday smoothly, without any problem. This website offers desktop application. Metacafe’s target market is the video addicts who downloads many video every week.

It is top rated video sharing site. According to comScore 28 million unique visitors reported worldwide in march 2020.

Is It is Better Than Youtube?

Metacafe is all about video quality, not video quantity. The top 200 videos at YouTube receive a total of about 560,000,000 views. While the top 200 videos at Metacafe received about 630,000,000, 12% more than YouTube.

Benefits of Using This

Metacafe is a that focuses on short videos in categories such as sports, fashion, music, movies and video games. All videos are shorter than 180 seconds and under 100 MB. Making this an ideal platform for sharing product reviews and quick how-tos. Creators can earn money if they produce popular content. If a video reaches 20,000 views, for example, Metacafe pays $5 for every 1,000 views.

Some more benefits are as follows:

  • Creating and sharing promotional videos.
  • Engaging with and delivering messages to your target audience.
  • Viewing and interacting with followers or other industry members’ content.
  • a positive online reputation.
  • Gathering analytics about who your audience is and what it’s viewing.
  • Creating a brand identity and sharing its values.

Shutdown of Metacafe

In August 2021, the platform’s website became inactive, along with its social media pages being abandoned. I think the main reason of closing of such big website may be the copyright issues that website facing. The downfall of it was the beginning of the success of Youtube. All this was start in the years 2007 or 2008.

In its early years, Metacafe was similar to other video viewing websites such as YouTube or Dailymotion. But later turned into a short-form video entertainment. The company’s had include marquee content providers. Such as major movie studios, video game publishers, broadcast and cable TV networks, music labels and sports leagues.

The was supported through ads, and worked closely with brands in the entertainment, consumer electronics, telecommunications, consumer packaged goods.

In 2007, Erick Hachenburg, previously an executive with Electronic Arts, took over as CEO of the company.

In June 2012, it was report that Metacafe had been acquire by digital talent agency. The Collective, it moved headquarters to San Francisco, California, with another office in Los Angeles.