YouTubeYouTube already has its fair share of rivals on all sides, from Vimeo to Hulu. Now, though, one of YouTube’s co-founders, Chris Hurley, is planning to create a rival of his own. Hurley left YouTube, by then a part of Google, in 2010. Seems he’s planning to try and pull at least part of the rug from under the video site’s feet: “I wish [South by Southwest] was a month later because I could unveil the new product,… [Which is] primarily video-based…and gives flexibility for people to work together and create content.” He went on to explain that he wasn’t “setting up to kill” YouTube, but rather wanted to create a new website which was better suited to collaboration. It’s not entirely clear what that might mean, but it sounds like it won’t be too long before we find out.

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About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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