Potential! Vifinition Video Dictionary has heaps of it. This video sharing application takes video crowdsourcing in a slightly different direction by redefining the way we perceive words and phrases in our search mechanisms. Rather than relying solely on our tried and tested methods of the search engine, Vifinition turns the video search on its head by relying on the urban dictionary concept of finding interesting videos and adds a great element of fun to it, too. If I said the word fiasco to you - how would you define it as a piece of video art?
Vifinition introduces a new crowdsourced video dictionary that is changing the way words and phrases can be defined in your video searching. It is an urban video dictionary where you can define, or rather vifine just about anything with videos. It is a new and fun way to show your creativity and share it with your friends and the world. Video makers will find it a great marketing tool to get their visions and messages across to the big wide world and it's not inconceivable that Vifinition could well become a credible resource and video dictionary for short video films in the same way YouTube does. The big difference here, of course, is that there are a number of ways of accessing the information. With Vifinition you can access the various subcategories of films that have been put in by members and make a video that has some relevance to that word. So if I search for fiasco I might find a political film on the despotic control of some world leader on his subjects or I could find a cooking disaster. Likewise, I could search for yellow and find films that have been defined as the video maker's take on the word would be there. Interesting isn't it? Equally, if you have a video idea of your own to define a word or phrase of your own that isn't featured you can submit it and have others be inspired your work. The most popular videos will come up first.
Bloggers will find Vifinition very useful indeed in that it throws up a lot of great and fascinating videos that would not normally come up in a search. In the same way that PInterest captured the interest of the general cyber populace, Vifinition has the potential to do the same. Now, if I was in YouTube and typed in fiasco or yellow I would get all the videos presented to me that contain the words fiasco and yellow whereas Vifinition would give me all the videos that have been inspired by those words. Get it? This one could well take off.