Oct 15, 2008

Joost The new online TV from Youtube, lets you watch videos

Joost TVJoost TV relaunched October with new features like added social tools.

Joost is Flash-based, download-free global web video service offered by Joost.com
Social tools designed to help people navigate through the largest online library of legal video programming and to integrate user expression directly into the service.

Joost will let users watch shows like "Friends" or "The Daily Show" directly on the Web, comes as YouTube also is beginning to offer full-length, commercial-supported television shows in addition to the shorter clips it's best known for.

Now users don't want to download and install softwares to view TV shows, as it enables and uses flash in handy.

Mike Volpi, CEO, Joost says Now people can talked about their favorite TV shows and moments with friends and colleagues – and now Joost has combined those real-life experiences in one online destination with it's feature rich social tools.

The new website features a number of ways that people can interact with video and with other people on Joost: they can voice their opinions about video through comments, “shouts” or tags; they can find out what their friends are watching by adding friends through most major online webmail services via the Friends section; or they may interact with others in the Joost community through groups around their favorite shows, characters or artists.

Today, Joost has more than 46,000 professionally-produced videos for a total of more than 8,000 hours of video entertainment. Some of Joost’s partners include CBS (Entertainment, News and Sports, and classic library content), Showtime, Last.fm, Wallstrip, Moblogic; Viacom, including Atom, BET, CMT, Comedy Central, LOGO, MTV, The N, Nickelodeon, Spike and VH1 programming; television series and full-length feature films from Sony Pictures Television; and the Warner Bros. Television Group, which is partnering with Joost on three branded channels in the U.S.: The WB (featuring complete episodes of hit series, including “Friends,” and original digital productions from TheWB.com), Classic WB TV (boasting full-length episodes of classic favorites from the Warner Bros. collection of series) and WB Sci Fi Fix (featuring complete episodes of the Studio’s most popular science fiction titles).

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