() is a video-sharing website
on which users can upload, share, and view videos. It was founded by Zach Klein and Jake Lodwick in November 2004. The name Vimeo
was created by co-founder Jake Lodwick and is a play on the word video
, inserting the word "me" as a reference to the site's exclusive dedication to user-made video, and is also an anagram of "movie."
Vimeo does not allow commercial videos, gaming videos,
, Vimeo has over 3 million members and an average of more than 16,000 new videos uploaded daily.
The community of Vimeo is large and filled with indie filmmakers and tons of people with a passion for film. The Vimeo community has adopted the name Vimeans, a member of the vimeo community, usually one who is active and engaged with fellow users on a regular basis. Used as a term of endearment and camaraderie. True Vimeans always say that they need to keep the population of Youtubers from spamming there beloved community with thier "trash."
Numerous popular musicians use or have used Vimeo to upload various music videos and other content, including M.I.A.
, Kanye West