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All Posts: 2008


  • New Avatar Features Vimeo HQ

    New Avatar Features

    January 4, 2008 | 27
    Thanks to sox and Kevin Sheurs, interacting with other users just got a lot easier! Clicking any "avatar" aka user portrait will bring up a menu of actions you can take regarding that user. Using this…
  • 'New Features' on our Blog Vimeo HQ

    'New Features' on our Blog

    January 8, 2008 | 9
    Every once and a while we launch cool new features that we don't always blog about because they're kinda small and minor. Now we have a little module on the left over there called 'New Features' that will…
  • Invite your friends to join Vimeo! Vimeo HQ

    Invite your friends to join Vimeo!

    January 15, 2008 | 6
    Alrighty, so this feature has been missing for waaaaay too long, but its finally back thanks to our suave developer Jacob. We just re-launched the Invite your Friends feature so you can invite everyone…
  • Improved Share and Embed Functionality Vimeo HQ

    Improved Share and Embed Functionality

    January 18, 2008 | 17
    Hey dudes and dudettes, I've been working with Sox on moving our Share and Embed modules out of their pop-up homes and into the same page as the video. The main reason for this change was to alleviate…
  • Submit your video to the Webby Awards Vimeo HQ

    Submit your video to the Webby Awards

    January 23, 2008 | 16
    Hey Folks, Vimeo is a proud sponsor of this year's Webby Awards and we're encouraging all you guys to submit any videos you've made that you think are award-worthy. If you want to submit one of your…
  • Tag, You're It! Vimeo HQ

    Tag, You're It!

    January 25, 2008 | 15
    Tags are a great way to organize your content around themes, places, events or basically anything you can think of. We also believe an even greater power of tags lies in their ability to pool together…
  • Search Improvements Vimeo HQ

    Search Improvements

    January 30, 2008 | 16
    Now when you search for videos and people on Vimeo, you have more options for sorting and filtering your search results. These new options will help you to refine your search and pinpoint exactly what…


  • Vimeo Daily Update Vimeo HQ

    Vimeo Daily Update

    February 13, 2008 | 12
    We just rolled out our newest feature: Vimeo Daily Update. Now you can get a daily email that summarizes all the stuff that happened in the past 24 hours. This email can show you your latest subscription…
  • Vimeo Turns 3 Years Old Vimeo HQ

    Vimeo Turns 3 Years Old

    February 15, 2008 | 53
    Tomorrow, February 16, will mark Vimeo's third birthday. We're so happy that we've been able to share three years of video-friendship with you guys! I was looking back through some early uploads, and…
  • Win Big with Vimeo and! Vimeo HQ

    Win Big with Vimeo and!

    February 16, 2008 | 30
    Vimeo has teamed up with Citysearch and your stomach to give you a chance to win a $1,000 American Express card just by doing two things that you love to do: eat good food and make great videos! Here's…
  • Vote for Vimeo in the CNET Webware 100 Awards Vimeo HQ

    Vote for Vimeo in the CNET Webware 100 Awards

    February 25, 2008 | 25
    Well folks, it looks like we've been nominated for another award! This time, it's the CNET Webware 100 Awards, and voting opened up today, so VOTE HERE to bring the award home to Vimeo. Voting will close…
  • What's taking so long? Vimeo HQ

    What's taking so long?

    February 27, 2008 | 59
    Update: Things seem to be back to normal for now, there may still be some delays later. For a video recap of this post, be sure to check out this video by Carleton Torpin. If you've uploaded a video in…


  • Getting back to normal Vimeo HQ

    Getting back to normal

    March 4, 2008 | 38
    So it seems like things have cooled off a bit in terms of the high volume of uploads. We've added a few more machines which has cut the conversion time down considerably. Thank Peter, Ted, and Andrew for…
  • Recent Tweaks Vimeo HQ

    Recent Tweaks

    March 7, 2008 | 19
    No biggie, just some small tweaks we've made recently. -You can now easily post your videos to your MySpace profile using the Share function. -The number of "Likes" you can have was increased from 1000…
  • Welcome to your new Home Vimeo HQ

    Welcome to your new Home

    March 11, 2008 | 58
    After tireless hours of compiling feedback and feature requests, sleepless nights of design and development, and a few more goat massacres sacrifices, we would like to introduce to you, your new Home. We're…