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|Type of business||Private|
Type of site
|Owner||Bella French, CEO|
|Industry||Technology, Adult Content|
|Services||Video hosting service, Live Streaming|
|Alexa rank||1362 (Global, January 2018[update])|
ManyVids is a Canadian adult entertainment video hosting, live streaming, and e-commerce company headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ManyVids was co-founded in 2014 by CEO Bella French. French also held the title of chief financial officer until 2017.
ManyVids' platform enables adult entertainment content creators to produce, promote and distribute their own content—while retaining full copyright to their work. They are able to upload videos and pictures for members to purchase and download. They can also run an online shop, offer paid memberships, sell texting and phone call services, and set up crowdsourcing campaigns. Their online profiles have a wall for members to write on, and an "About Me" section where they can link their social media profiles.
Alexa, a company that monitors commercial web traffic, lists ManyVids.com as #571 in the United States and #1,362 in the world. As of May 2018, ManyVids.com was described as the #1 adult clip site in the world.
Products and services
The ManyVids brand supports a variety of additional products and services:
- The MV Takeover broadcast allows adult-content creators to star in a 3-hour live cam show hosted on ManyVids.com. Members are able to leave tips and unlock special statuses while chatting with the content-creators in real time.
- MV Mag is an adult magazine that showcases professionally executed erotic photosets, in-depth interviews with celebrities, adult entertainers and content-creators, and fantasy stories. Available to download from ManyVids.com, it's free for members and their content creators.
- The MV Podcast is a live show starring trans comedian Tranna and controversial Canadian media personality Bunty. They host a weekly, hour long interview with camgirls and pornstars that tries to show the world that sex-workers are smart, fun people with a lot of interesting stories to share.
- The ManyVids YouTube series MV Pop has mainstream, original content that is completely safe for work. MV Stars are filmed in short, humorous scenarios that have a mildly sexual theme.
Corporate affairs and culture
In September 2017, ManyVids teamed up with American model and activist Amber Rose in support of The Amber Rose SlutWalk, a nonprofit advocacy organization that works to end slut-shaming and to spark a conversation on women’s empowerment and LGBTQ rights. Rose was the first celebrity to appear live on the MV Takeover platform.
In May 2018, ManyVids partnered with actress, model, and reality television participant Coco Austin on a live MV Takeover event in addition to exclusive photo sets and interview appearing in MV Magazine.
ManyVids in pop culture
Campaigns and philanthropy
In November 2017, ManyVids launched the We Are Many campaign to help raise awareness of the issue of abuse against sex workers. The campaign culminated with a donation of US$11,800 to the Sex Workers Outreach Project-USA to help them end violence against sex workers.
In December 2017, ManyVids donated US$5,000 to the Association of Sites Advocating Child Protection to demonstrate the adult industry's commitment to helping parents prevent children from viewing age-inappropriate content.
In 2018, ManyVids was nominated for 3 XBIZ Awards: Progressive Web Company of the Year, Emerging Web Brand of the Year and Clip Site of the Year. They won the award for Clip Site of the Year; two of the company’s founders were on hand to accept the award.
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