The short answer is "yes." The site -- shall we call it the "MySpace" of video :) -- is now the dominant destination for online video search, according to a press release out today from Hitwise. YouTube has an almost 50% market share.
Here's the traffic breakdown:
- YouTube ? 42.94%
- MySpace Videos ? 24.22%
- Yahoo! Video Search ? 9.58%
- MSN Video Search ? 9.21%
- Google Video Search ? 6.48%
- AOL Video ? 4.28%
- iFilm (owned by MTV/Viacom) ? 2.28%
You can read more on my blog.
Also, Hitwise has some trending charts on video search and page views in YouTube vs. MySpace Video - Comparing Visits and Page Views.
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