For some time now, Jumpcut has been Active's video provider. As some of you may be aware, Yahoo has decided to shelve Jumpcut and they are no longer accepting video uploads. The decision to halt uploads came as a surprise to us; we were notified only a week prior. Since our video migration is scheduled in early 2009, this leaves us in the unfortunate position of turning off video uploads on the Active website. We are trying our best to retrieve the current video content and will restore functionality soon.
Congrats to Ben Weiner and Kelly Korevec for the public launch of dailymile.com. I admire the way dailymile focuses on building user communities around events. The UI is easy to use and intuitive, and they've amassed a good userbase while in private beta. I especially like the feature where users can submit events, and this is something we're contemplating doing here at Active too.