COS.TV is a video platform that generates monetization for both those who produce and those who watch the content. The payment works through the blockchain format, a virtual data network derived from bitcoin. Currently, the platform is available in a beta version and can be accessed through the website (cos.tv) or an application for Android phones. Check below how COS.TV works and how to upload videos to the site.
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COS.TV is a video platform that pays content producers Photo: Divulgao / COS.TV
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What does COS.TV and how does it work?
COS.TV is a content production platform from Contentos, focused on the distribution of videos of different categories. With a format similar to Youtube and Vimeo, the network generates payments both for content creators and for those who consume them. COS.TV works based on blockchain, a network of cryptocurrencies that can be used in virtual transactions.
The platform's innovative proposal is a greater possibility of interaction between creators and users, inspired by virtual games. Game concepts such as prizes and rankings are used as the main way to generate engagement and, thus, increase the monetization of the content created.
The structure of COS.TV similar to platforms like Youtube Photo: Reproduo / Gabrielle Ferreira
COS.TV has the partnership and investment of some of the largest companies in the digital cryptocurrency industry. Access to the website, your personal data and monetization are secure, since the platform works through a network of digital blocks that seeks to decentralize information, as a security measure.
Through a decentralized revenue system, the value of the contents is openly displayed to all users, generating more transparency and reliability in the relationship between producers and consumers. The company also guarantees the traceability of the copyright transaction on the content produced.
Proposing greater transparency in monetization, all users can view the values that each video has. Photo: Reproduo / Gabrielle Ferreira
How to watch videos on the platform?
Any user can watch videos on COS.TV without the need to register. To do this, simply access the website and use the search bar, located at the top of the screen, to find content of the theme you want.
Both those who produce content and those who just consume need to register to receive cryptocurrencies in their virtual wallet. To register you need to enter a valid email address and create a password. Then, I need to enter your personal data, to validate your account and, thus, start receiving.
How to upload videos?
The platform has a creation center, where users can have better control over their already posted videos and upload new content. To access the resource, go to the option "Creation center". After accessing the creator, select "My videos", if you want to view information from your old content, or "Send video", to upload a new file on the platform.
The platform accepts video uploads in a variety of formats, such as wmv, avi, mp4, rmvb, mpg, mpeg, mov, 3gp, among others. In addition, it also supports HD, full HD and 1080p video.
To upload videos and monitor their contents, simply access the creation studio Photo: Reproduo / Gabrielle Ferreira
How does monetization work?
Remuneration takes place virtually, through a cryptocurrency wallet, and is valid both for producers and for those who watch videos, through the interaction between these two poles of operation of the platform. Every time a user likes, comments and shares the videos he receives a value in return, without the need to depend on advertisements to generate revenue, which will later be transformed into monetization, as occurs on YouTube, for example.
On the other hand, the more interaction a video receives, from views to likes and comments, the higher the payment will be from the content creator. It is possible to monitor, in real time, the amount collected through each video and each comment. To do this, simply access the desired video and then a currency symbol will appear with the total value of the content.