The predicted thinning of the herd of video-sharing start-ups launched in the last few years hasn't--at least so far--gone according to naysayers' projections.
Last month, Revver, the video-sharing site famous for splitting advertising revenue with videographers, was sold for pennies on the dollar. The same month, Stage6, the YouTube competitor started by video-technology maker, DivX, abruptly closed.
Other less well-known companies have folded, but it certainly hasn't been the bloodbath that many expected. Two years ago, pundits and executives alike predicted that YouTube would grab the lion's share of the sector's money, audience, and talent. Indeed, … Read more