tubiverse

a.k.a. youtubiverse

A slang term for the universe that YouTube spawned, it specifically refers to dozens of video websites. Check it out...

Historical perspective: According to Steven Leckart of Wired in June 2009, as of the third anniversary of the YouTube explosion, and since the site's epic takeover of all things video, a server-farm-load of specialized copycats has swiped its sobriquet. Got time to waste? Go tubing. WARNING: Some of these sites are not appropriate for children 12 and under.

Listed in order from safe to NSFW, here's a sample of what's out there:

  • DNATube
  • GOSPELTube
  • TUPPERTube
  • BIRDTube
  • GARAGETube
  • SIMTube
  • GUITARTube
  • ORIGAMITube
  • BOLLYWOODTube
  • SPORTSTube
  • FOOTYTube
  • LAUGHTube
  • SCUBADIVINGTube
  • PARATube
  • ROCKTube
  • BOREDTube
  • GAMERSTube
  • CARDPLAYERTube
  • JEWTube
  • SKATETube
  • METATube
  • POTTube
  • WESTINDIANTube
  • ANIMALTube
  • ESKIMOTube
  • ASIANADULTTube
  • GHETTOTube
  • PAWGTube
  • YOUSEXTube

You get the idea!

NetLingo Classification: Online Jargon

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