The Netscape Portal is no smoking cigar to share your videos
Amsterdam, February 7, 2007.
Did you know that Netscape is changed into a portal that is programmed by the audience? All of the stories on Netscape are submitted and voted on by users. The more votes and comments a story receives, the higher it is ranked in the list of Top Stories.
And it is possible to upload your own video too.
|It just sound interesting enough to give it a try and compared the service with blip.tv |
|Uploading a Video on the Netscape portal|
Uploading a video on Netscape was easy enough but then some problems occurs: the first video was sized 34.8 Mb in QuickTime format and was only partly loaded, though the same clip was fully loaded on blip.tv!
|Okay, this can happen which is why I gave it a second chance! The second video I uploaded was sized 12.2 Mb also in QuickTime format and at first I thought that everything went fine but when I decided to play the video I discovered that there was no sound! While the same clip loaded perfectly on blip.tv.|
|The Netscape Portal |
|How to delete your video?|
|I was a little disappointed. After all: the Netscape browser was one of the first Internet browsers and did you know that Firefox is based on Netscape?|
Sharing videos via the Netscape portal isn't perfect but deleting your own videos isn't possible either. I discovered that I couldn't delete the videos although I wasn't satisfied with the results. If Netscape really wants to become a portal where users can share their own videos than Netscape still has a lot to learn about if they want to become a user-friendly portal where users can share their videos and stories because deleting your own contribution still isn't possible.
|My netscape page can be found at http://www.netscape.com/member/cynthiafridsma/|
|My blip.tv page can be found at http://cynthiafridsma.blip.tv/|
|Until then I'll keep my blip.tv account to share videos on the Internet. Membership for Netscape and blip.tv are free of charge.|