YoYoVerse.com Beta goes Public


Beta Mode, Graphics will improve

For the last 6 months I have been working on a side project that would act as a Video, Audio, Picture, and Blog host dedicated to the YoYo Community.  After testing long term stability, and tweaking the code a bit, I want to stress test the server and program before I decide if I want to drop any more time and money into this project.

Project Goals:

  • Free video hosting without fear of having your audio stripped
  • Free Image hosting without worring about sudden subscription costs or album size
  • Free Audio Hosting for your unique remixes (kinda like newground.com)
  • Free blog hosting so anyone can write a blog and have promoted the yoyo community

What this site is NOT:

  • NOT a social site like Facebook or Twitter, this is for hosting your media to augment other social sites
  • NOT a place to dump copyrighted material.  I know you love “Big Bang Theory” but if I see it I will delete it.
  • NOT competition for forums.  This is to augment the forums by offering a place to host your video’s, music, blog, and pictures.  Hopefully you will be able to embed your video, pictures, and music into the forums without having to pay a subscription to vimeo or flickr.

So please test the server.  Upload audio, video, pictures, start a blog… whatever, this is a stress test.

Note any errors in the comment section HERE

The YoYoVerse, hosting your social media in the Yo-Yo Universe

Essentially, if this resources is wanted by the yoyo community, I will try to make it happen.  If it is not wanted or used, then I will scrap it.  All I have invested at this point is time and hosting fees.  Before I plunk down more money and invest more time and try to garner sponsors, I want to make sure that #1, it works, #2, it is wanted, and #3, it will be used.

Cheers,

Chris “Dr. Yo-Yo” Allen


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'YoYoVerse.com Beta goes Public' have 5 comments

  1. February 24, 2010 @ 1:03 pm yoyoman101010

    looks good and it works good.

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  2. February 23, 2010 @ 5:15 pm Yo-Enthusiast

    Great idea! The one issue I’ve noticed so far is that m4v files won’t work, which are what my videos usually are. Is there a way to fix that?

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  3. February 23, 2010 @ 12:19 pm Dr. Yo-Yo

    Most of the time when audio is striped, it is over fears of upsetting the record companies ( owned by other bigger companies) and ruining buisness deals. YouTube makes a lot of money on advertisement. Most of the time though, music in home made videos will fall under the creative commons act or the Fair Use act. It helps if only portions ofthe song are being used and if author credit is given at the end of the video.

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  4. February 23, 2010 @ 11:49 am Vendetta

    Doesn’t audio get stripped because it is copyrighted?

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  5. February 23, 2010 @ 3:29 pm Bradley

    Good luck with the site, man! Your ideas for bettering the yoyo community are always an encouragement.

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