Vimeo

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Vimeo is an ad-free video platform headquartered in New York City, providing free video viewing services as a competitor to YouTube.wikipedia
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Zach Klein

Vimeo was founded in November 2004 by Jake Lodwick and Zach Klein.
He is best known for co-founding and designing Vimeo and creating the Cabin Porn phenomenon.

Anjali Sud

Anjali Sud has been CEO of Vimeo since July 2017.
Anjali Sud (born 1983) is an Indian American businesswoman and the CEO of Vimeo.

Jake Lodwick

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Vimeo was founded in November 2004 by Jake Lodwick and Zach Klein.
Jacob Lodwick (born July 25, 1981) is a software engineer, serial entrepreneur and investor, best known as co-founder of Vimeo.

VHX

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On May 2, 2016, Vimeo announced the acquisition of VHX, a platform for premium over-the-top subscription video channels.
In May 2016, VHX was acquired by Vimeo.

4K resolution

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In December 2014, Vimeo introduced 4K support, though it would only allow downloading due to the low market penetration of 4K displays at the time.
YouTube, since 2010, and Vimeo allow a maximum upload resolution of 4096 × 3072 pixels (12.6 megapixels, aspect ratio 4:3).

High-definition video

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In 2007, Vimeo became the first video sharing site to support high-definition video.
A number of online video streaming/on demand and digital download services offer HD video, among them YouTube, Vimeo, Hulu, Amazon Video On Demand, Netflix Watch Instantly, and others.

IAC (company)

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IAC purchased Vimeo in August 2006, as part of its acquisition of Connected Ventures.
In August 2005, the company bundled together its travel-related sites and spun them off as a new public company, Expedia, Inc. Additional acquisitions in 2006 included Shoebuy.com, which the company later sold to Jet, and Connected Ventures including CollegeHumor and Vimeo.

Vimeo Livestream

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On September 26, 2017, Vimeo announced that it would introduce a live streaming platform, and that it had acquired the existing service Livestream to bolster its associated staff and technology.
On September 26, 2017, Livestream was acquired by IAC via subsidiary Vimeo.

Advanced Video Coding

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Since August 2010, all videos are encoded into H.264 for HTML5 support.
It is also widely used by streaming Internet sources, such as videos from Netflix, Hulu, Prime Video, Vimeo, YouTube, and the iTunes Store, Web software such as the Adobe Flash Player and Microsoft Silverlight, and also various HDTV broadcasts over terrestrial (ATSC, ISDB-T, DVB-T or DVB-T2), cable (DVB-C), and satellite (DVB-S and DVB-S2) systems.

Everyday (video)

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Vimeo was also the original location of Noah Kalina's "everyday" video, a popular viral video.
Kalina uploaded the video to Vimeo on August 8, 2006, and YouTube on August 27, 2006.

360-degree video

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In March 2017, Vimeo introduced 360-degree video support, including support for virtual reality platforms and smartphones, stereoscopic video, and an online video series providing guidance on filming and producing 360-degree videos.
Vimeo also launched 360-degree video support in March 2017.

Internet censorship in India

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Starting May 4, 2012, the site was blocked in India by some ISPs under orders from the Department of Telecommunications, without any stated reasons.
Starting 3 May 2012, a number of websites including Vimeo, The Pirate Bay, Torrentz and other torrent sites were allegedly blocked by Reliance Communications, on orders from Department of Telecom without any stated reasons or prior warnings.

Comparison of video hosting services

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* Comparison of video hosting services

Software as a service

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Vimeo is a software as a service (SaaS) business, and offers subscription plans that service various customer segments.

Anagram

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Vimeo is also an anagram of the word movie.

Machinima

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Until then, all new uploads were subject to the rule, but machinima videos with a story of their own were still permitted.

YouTube

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Vimeo is an ad-free video platform headquartered in New York City, providing free video viewing services as a competitor to YouTube.

Adaptive bitrate streaming

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Streaming of 4K content launched the following year, along with adaptive bitrate streaming support.

Virtual reality

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In March 2017, Vimeo introduced 360-degree video support, including support for virtual reality platforms and smartphones, stereoscopic video, and an online video series providing guidance on filming and producing 360-degree videos.

Live streaming

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On September 26, 2017, Vimeo announced that it would introduce a live streaming platform, and that it had acquired the existing service Livestream to bolster its associated staff and technology.

Magisto

On April 15, 2019, Vimeo announced the acquisition of Magisto, a video creation service with over 100 million users.

Mobile device

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Fifteen percent of Vimeo's traffic comes from mobile devices.

Facebook

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As of February 2013, Vimeo accounted for 0.11% of all Internet bandwidth, following far behind its larger competitors, video sharing sites YouTube and Facebook.

Independent film

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The community of Vimeo includes indie filmmakers and their fans.

White House

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The White House posts high-definition versions of its broadcasts to Vimeo.