Eight months ago, Samsung released their Milk streaming music service in order to compete with Spotify and other streaming music services. Now, they are trying to take on YouTube and Vimeo.
Today, Samsung is introducing a video service that allows consumers to find and share videos online. The service, deemed Milk Video, is available in the U.S. to Samsung Galaxy owners. Several online networks and brands have joined with Samsung to add their videos to the service including Condé Nast, Funny Or Die, Red Bull, Vevo and VICE, among others.
Users will be able to follow friends, like, repost and dismiss videos. Facebook and Twitter are also allowing Milk Video users to see if friends on the two social networks sites are using Milk Video. Unfortunately, Milk Video users will not be able to download videos to their Galaxy devices. This means that offline video is not part of this release.
The Milk Video service is available right now through Google Play and is currently compatible with the Galaxy Note II, Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy Note Edge, Galaxy Mega, Galaxy S III, Galaxy S 4, Galaxy S 4 mini, Galaxy S III mini and Galaxy S 5 devices.