New Site Promises To Make Finding YouTube Music Videos Easier

Apr 22nd, 2007 | By | Category: Digital Video Downloads, Internet TV, iPods & Portable Media Players, Streaming Video, Video


Middio is a new site, currently in beta, that hopes to carve out a niche by making it easier to find music videos published on YouTube.

Here’s the description from their site:

Middio is a simple website that organizes music videos uploaded by the public to YouTube. In other words, Middio goes through the trouble of finding and properly tagging music videos already floating around the web so that you don’t have to. No bothersome ads are shown on any page or before any videos begin — Middio gives you only what you ask for.

Middio is the latest site to piggyback on YouTube’s success. A challenge facing Middio is that it based on a third party (YouTube) that depends on other third party (music industry) content. This starts getting pretty tenuous, especially when you consider that:

One has to wonder, too, about the viability of sites, like Middio, that either fix YouTube usability flaws or add minor features. YouTube could improve their search relevancy or make a change to their site and make Middio redundant.

TechCrunch via Video Podcasting News

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