by Sahil Patel

Since what feels like the dawn of time, Google and YouTube have had a stranglehold on the online video market, dominating in volume and viewership by a mile. This year has been pretty remarkable in part because of the emergence of one legitimate competitor to YouTube, and a few potential ones.

Facebook and Vessel are just two of many companies looking to grab a larger share of the online video pie — and that’s in addition to existing “legacy” companies like AOL and Yahoo, which have significantly expanded their video businesses in the past few years.

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