Shoof TV, Arab Media Group’s Video Sharing Service

| Jun 25, 2008 | comment 4 Comments

Shoof TVShoof TV is an Arab video sharing website, which was intially launched by Arab Media Group, one of the largest media companies in the UAE, back in April 2007.

The site’s content is user-generated, with videos submitted from users all over the Middle East.
Users can upload files in several popular video formats, with file sizes up to 50MB. For larger files they can be sent via regular mail to Shoof TV for inclusion on the site.
Uploaded content is screened for objectionable content before appearing online.

The site visitors can vote on the videos using the ‘Applause’ feature, and also leave their comments on them.

As well as hosting user-generated media content, Shoof TV also hosts a number of competitions, with various prizes, to encourage more talented people from the Middle East to submit and share their content. Winners are selected by a panel of judges and by public SMS voting.

Shoof TV Screenshot

Khadeeja Al Marzooqi, the General Manager of Shoof TV, recently talked about the future plans for Shoof TV, and how a TV station will be launched towards the end of 2008, with 100% user generated content, relying on the clips people uploaded on their website.

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  • http://www.darrb.com murshed

    for it to really work, it should have features that people cant get on YouTube. the TV statuon idea is an excellent feature that might grab some of YouTubers

  • http://www.darrb.com murshed

    for it to really work, it should have features that people cant get on YouTube. the TV statuon idea is an excellent feature that might grab some YouTubers

  • http://www.darrb.com murshed

    for it to really work, it should have features that people cant get on YouTube. the TV statuon idea is an excellent feature that might grab some of YouTubers

  • http://www.darrb.com murshed

    for it to really work, it should have features that people cant get on YouTube. the TV statuon idea is an excellent feature that might grab some YouTubers

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