Searchles Adds To Video Library

    September 11, 2007

Searchles, a social search platform has added to its video indexing to display embeds from video sites Metacafe, Liveleak, Veoh and CollegeHumor.

Users can mashup videos from Metacafe, Liveleak, and CollegeHumor, in addition to the video sites already indexed, into a Searchles TV channel. The video additions are part of Searchles goal to offer users a single media platform that provides more creative options and user controls in managing posted video content from multiple sources, while also using the social video search influenced by a user’s groups and friends.

"We recognized the growing popularity with web users of these video sites that are full of great content. Given the almighty law of user-demand, it was only logical to offer the means to index them to our site and enable users to add them to their Searchles TV channels," said Chris Seline, CTO of Searchles.

"YouTube and Google Video are clearly still the big players in video content, but it is important to let our users take advantage of the ever-expanding competition as well — particularly if we are striving to offer our users the best social video search spanning all available popular video sources on the web. That being said, we’ll continue to keep an eye out for other video sites that emerge onto the playing field going forward."

Currently Searchles indexes video from YouTube, Google Video, MySpace Video and