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By Carla Thornton, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Video site is older than YouTube but not as kid friendly.

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age 2+

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age 2+

Censors The Truth and Pushes Lies, Deceit, and Evil To MOLD THE MINDS with the highest FLUORIDE content!

This Liberal organization "METACAFE" is censoring the truth and covering up anything that relates to the Illuminati, Swiss Octagon, Luciferians, etc. They exist for the sole purpose of screening the internet and reporting back to Google all content (the truth) that they feel should be censored. All internet content must meet with their approval of a sinful socialist/communist tyrannical world government that overpowers the people. Don't fall for their evil ways. THEY CENSORED WILLIAM MOUNT! Anyone who would censor William Mount, a very accurate truth reporter, is working with the enemy and that enemy is GOOGLE, FACEBOOK, TWITTER, and other social media platforms who have not been put in check to allow freedom of speech so the people can expose all of the evil in this world. We need to unite as a civilization to spread the truth and expose the lies and fake history.

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Metacafe has been around two years longer than YouTube yet has only a fraction of the content, not to mention popularity. What gives? Not a video-sharing site, Metacafe is a video "destination" that separates the good stuff from the chaff and features only the best user-uploaded videos. While the quality claim is debatable -- the selection looks a lot like YouTube's only skimpier -- handsome Metacafe does have a much more elegant look, while YouTube still has that stripped-down Craig's List vibe. But that's where the advantages end, at least for families. Metacafe's content filter is useless -- unless you happen to think soft porn is fine family fare. And Metacafe has no privacy option for users who don't want the whole world seeing their clips. The site's endless commercials could drive anyone batty. Sleek and well organized and worth a look if you're an adult out for a little video entertainment? Yes indeedy. But Metacafe can't compete with the people's choice of YouTube.

Online interaction: Users can flag objectionable videos and comments but there are no special protections for kids. Comments are usually civil but can be lewd, depending on the video being discussed. The site doesn't monitor emails between users.

Website Details

  • Genre: Video Sites
  • Pricing structure: Free
  • Last updated: November 5, 2015

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