Why Soft-core Porn Spammers Are Ruining the Online Video Platform

The number of video hosting websites has grown in recent years. Some of these websites are more popular than others, including Youtube and Google Video. Within the last year, many of these websites have started to offer money to video creators. This is a great incentive for independent producers who are trying to gain exposure and possibly revenue from their work. However, it is very difficult to attract an audience among the video garbage that is posted online.

Video hosting websites have an open door to anyone who wants to upload a video online. This allows filmmakers, Teenagers and bored office workers to post almost anything on these destinations. Online user videos include everything from a professionally made video to images of someone’s dog eating Fruit Loops. Whether profitable or not, the these online websites have become a video hosting heaven to millions of people around the world.

The internet never has a shortage of spammers. These people are everywhere online and have even moved into the social networking community. It is no surprise that spam is also included on video websites. Video spammers are posting tons of useless videos onto the most popular and profitable websites. These videos contain women performing tedious actions such as dancing, walking or talking on the telephone.

The women are usually dressed provocatively or in their underwear. Video spam is on the edge of soft-core porn. There is no sexual intercourse, but enough eye candy to satisfy millions of viewers. The term “women” are not even included in video descriptions or tags. Video spammers use attractive tags to gain viewers. Their tactics have worked, which makes one question the ethics of our sick society. The most popular tags for online video include “sexy”, “girls” “sex” and “bikini”. These tags are included on videos that have been uploaded to many of the mainstream video websites.

Video spammers have created a very irritating and discouraging environment for other producers of visual entertainment. They do not only upload their girly underwear videos to websites. These low-life individuals post their spam as videos and links into comment sections and blogs that are not related to the same subject matter. The spammers do this repeatedly, causing one website to have multiple pages of the exact same thing. This pushes other videos away from potential viewers.

Many video creators use the online websites to get exposure and build and audience for their future productions. It has become very difficult to find success in exposure or money due to the abundance of video spammers. There seems to be a competition between quality video creators and spammers. Once a few of spam artists find a video website, others will follow. It will not be long before they have taken over the free video hosting services and created another difficult exhibition path for independent filmmakers and talented online video producers.

The solution for Video Spammers: 

Online video spammers should have their own website and stick with it. If you want to post videos with girls on them, that is your prerogative. If you are trying to make money, add some kind of text advertising program to your own website. There are many available online advertising programs including Adster. If you want to make money directly from your videos, use Revver, since they will post the ads for you and pay you. Otherwise, stop bombarding quality online video websites with dozens of mediocre images showing average girls in their panties.

The solution for Video Hosting Website administrators: 


Video spammers will post their garbage everywhere. They will post links, text and video wherever they are able. One good way to minimize this problem is to carefully monitor the profiles and new postings from members on your website. This may not be easy for sites that have lot of members. However, it could help to combat the problem.

You could then remove and ban these members once they are located. The removal or prevention of members who post certain things may also cause another issue. Online video websites are mostly open to all who want to join. Therefore, if you enforce certain posting requirements, it would have to apply for everyone based on the open door policy. It may be tricky to police certain members and spammers due to this fact.

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