Video viewing on the web is phenomenal. Just on Youtube alone, an astounding 14.8 billion videos were viewed online. While this number is massive, it still does not take into effect the plethora of other video sites, most of which have pretty decent traffic. Sum all of them together and you have a “gi-normous” amount of content to sift through. Searching for videos is one thing, but discovering them is whole different ball game and I just got word of a new startup, Tribefish, working on that problem.
Tribefish is like a customized and personalized video discovery engine, that sifts through all the web platforms and video sites to deliver the most personalized experience to you. The emphasis is on exploration and discovery, not so much on search though. While the current website is nowhere close to what they promise to deliver, they are clearly serious on improving their service and providing the best user experience possible. They are offering, as bait, a Flip MinoHD 60 mins camera to 10 deserving winners who can provide useful feedback on how they can use their service. Do note that the service is raw, and be ready to play around with a system that is hardly ready for launch but yearning for feedback to improve.