Top referring sites in live streaming world

Top referring sites in live streaming world

Several years ago I found myself spent my time on various streaming services. I watched how people looked for its 5 minutes of fame. I saw how people founded each other for love, for friendship, for troll battles and etc. And I thought about one place for all of these streams. And one day I did it. It was LiveOMG.com. Now I almost forgot what it looks like an ordinary TV program, excluding sport.

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On screenshot we see websites where people were diverted to from LiveOMG.com according well-known analytic site similarweb.com. Let`s step inside of these stats.

Periscope

One of the new live streaming projects is Periscope. This is former startup and now it is part of Twitter. Launching in first half of 2015 Periscope mobile application became a huge star in the world of live streaming video.

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Leading websites sending direct clicks to periscope.tv is onperiscope.com, eksisozluk.com, liveomg.com, twitch.tv, hootsuite.com.

Onperiscope.com is part of the periscope fan environment. Periscope doesn?t have directory of streams in web interface. The empty space should be filled. The unofficial web interface was build.

Eksisozluk.com is one of the biggest online communities in Turkey. So Twitter has its audience in Turkey and those loves to interaction. And it seems video interaction was liked.

LiveOMG.com is an aggregator of live stream video.

Twitch.tv is another well-known live streaming video platform which was sold to Amazon.com on valuation about US$970 million. Site focused on video gaming. Users broadcasted a playthrough of a video game.

Hootsuite.com is a tool for social media management. It is strange to see that kind of site in top list but there it is.

Younow

Another a live-streaming video website is Younow. Early adopters of live streaming know its like BlogTV.com. On March 2013, BlogTV was merged with the new live streaming company YouNow.

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Leading websites sending direct clicks to younow.com is liveomg.com, 8ch.net, blogtv.com, younow.c0de.com.br, 4hds.com.

LiveOMG.com is number one source of referring traffic for YouNow.

8ch.net is free speech imageboard. The cause of 4chan still lives. This is another reincarnation of well-known imageboard.

Blogtv.com is just a permanent URL redirection. It is clever move from younow company to buy blogTV. After so many years old domain still harvests users.

Younow.c0de.com.br is a fan project. It is unofficial web interface to YouNow?s streams.

4hds.com is unofficial simple statistical system for online streams.

Vichatter

If you were Russian and wanted to have some video chat with somebody you knew of course Chatroulette. But you knew also other sites. One of them is Vichatter. It is Russian based video stream project. Vichatter has many web interfaces in simple web and social network (vk.com).

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On 3rd place of the leading websites sending direct clicks to Vichatter we found again LiveOMG.com.

Fotka.pl

Another stream video site is Fotka.pl. It is mostly a photo site but it has stream video part.

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Leading websites sending direct clicks to fotka.pl is wykop.pl, liveomg.com, home.tb.ask.com, start24.pl.

Wykop.pl is reddit-style site. It is well popular in Poland.

LiveOMG.com is number two referring site for Fotka.pl.

home.tb.ask.com is part of Ask.com distribution program.

Start24.pl is polish link directory.

Smotri.com

And another a live-streaming video website is Smotri.com. It is Russian youtube. The live streaming is part of this video portal.

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Qip.ru is site from the same holding as smotri.com. It is internet portal which rose with Russian instant messenger QIP.

And again if we looked in top5 referring sites of smotri.com we found LiveOMG.com. It`s on second place.

Rusfolder.com is filesharing system.

hqq.tv is not working a couple of month. It seems it was like the video hosting for recorded TV programs and movies.

Marketgid.com is the Russian news based traffic-share system.

Meerkat

Meerkatapp.co is a rival to Periscope.

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Meerkatstreams.com is unofficial web interface to Meerkat from the same team which builds onperiscope.com.

Producthunt.com is a website that lets users share and discover new products. It is well-known in startup world.

LiveOMG.com is still in top on 3rd place.

Wikipedia is the site that everyone knows.

Map.meerkat.ovh is a fan project. It placed Meerkat streams on a map.

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LiveOMG

LiveOMG.com is real-time rating of LIVE broadcasting from all over the world. I found here popular events and shows. I see here parties, webcams and more. I become an eyewitness of many live OMG events. And as I wrote in beginning I almost forgot what it looks like ordinary TV program.

Author: Sergei Sergeev, Founder of LiveOMG.com

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