"Where Web Conferencing and E-Commerce Meet"
According to PCDataOnline.com, iFriends
is the largest and fastest-growing online web conferencing ("video chat") community
in the world, and is ranked by audience-metric services such as Nielsen/NetRatings
and Ranking.com in the top 200 most popular sites on the internet.
Launched on Valentine's Day, 1998
as a video chat matchmaking service and online chat community for webcam enthusiasts,
iFriends has rapidly evolved into a substantial community of diverse interests
and content categories, currently numbering more than two million registered
users and more than 200,000 registered video "chathosts", hailing from more than
100 different countries.
iFriends is positioned at the convergence of several exciting, dynamic and fast-growing trends shaping the internet today: Web Conferencing, E-Commerce, Personal Broadcasting, and Broadband Multimedia Streaming. Through iFriends' standards-based, e-commerce-enabled, personal webcam streaming and audio-streaming software and web-based community platform, any internet user in the world -- from individuals to Fortune 500 companies -- with a webcam-equipped PC can use the iFriends platform to offer live or prerecorded web-conferencing and streaming products or services, ranging from online advice and expertise to entertainment.
But iFriends isn't just for "pros" that want to cash in on their expertise -- it's also for the thousands of video chathosts and hundreds of thousands of registered users who visit iFriends every day to enjoy the many free benefits of membership in the iFriends community, including free video.