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Rumble (website)

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Rumble logo.svg
Type of site
Video sharing
Available inEnglish
Founded2013; 8 years ago (2013)
Founder(s)Chris Pavlovski
Users50 million monthly users (2020)
Current statusActive

Rumble is a Toronto-based video sharing website[1] founded in 2013 by Chris Pavlovski.[2]


Rumble allows users to post and share videos, and enable creators to monetize and distribute video content across the Internet.[3][4]


Rumble was founded in 2013 by Chris Pavlovski.[5] In 2016, the company partnered with Getty Images,[6][7] and in the same year partnered with ProSiebenSat.1 Media.[8]

In February 2016, Comscore ranked Rumble as the 47th top "content video" property.[9]

On June 28, 2016, the company had a trademark registration for the word "rumble" approved by the United States Patent and Trademark Office.[10]

In July 2017, Rumble filed a lawsuit against DMG Media, publishers of the British daily newspaper the Daily Mail, for copyright infringement on a number of videos published on the platform.[11] On January 9, 2018, DMG Media had a motion to transfer the case from the Central District of California to the Southern District of New York dismissed by the presiding judge Philip S. Gutierrez.[12]

In 2018, the company announced it would invest $20 million in its video creators' network.[13][14]

On September 2020, American political commentator Dan Bongino acquired an equity stake in the company.[15][16][17]


  1. "Opportunity for Toronto-based video platform Rumble, as YouTube faces scrutiny". Business News Network. January 3, 2018. Retrieved February 6, 2018.
  2. EDT, Marina Watts On 10/26/20 at 12:28 PM (2020-10-26). "What is Rumble? The YouTube alternative "where conservative views won't be discriminated against"". Newsweek. Retrieved 2020-10-28.
  3. Deveau, Denise (September 12, 2017). "That amateur video that goes viral could make you money". Financial Post. Retrieved February 7, 2018.
  4. Jeffery, Jonathan (2019-10-15). "4 Video Platforms Attempting to Challenge YouTube's Dominance". Entrepreneur. Retrieved 2020-10-27.
  5. "Alability and Stability: Rumble Reaches 250 Million Streams with Verizon's Edgecast CDN". Creative Planet Network. December 5, 2017. Retrieved February 6, 2018.
  6. Galang, Jessica (March 10, 2016). "Toronto-based Rumble announces partnership with Getty Images". BetaKit. Retrieved February 6, 2018.
  7. "Getty Images Partners with Video Licensing Platform Rumble". RightsTech Project. March 9, 2016. Retrieved February 6, 2018.
  8. Dawes, Terry (June 16, 2016). "Toronto's Rumble partners with multichannel network Studio71". Cantech Letter. Retrieved February 6, 2018.
  9. "Today in video: Rumble ranks 47 on comScore top 100, BroadbandTV third largest video property in the world | BetaKit". 2016-04-14. Retrieved 2020-10-28.
  10. "Trademark Electronic Search System (TESS)". United States Patent and Trademark Office. Retrieved February 8, 2018.
  11. "Daily Mail Sued For 'Pirating' Dozens of Viral Videos". TorrentFreak. July 11, 2017. Retrieved February 7, 2018.
  12. "Rumble, Inc. v. The Daily Mail and General Trust PLC, et al". PACER. Retrieved February 7, 2018.
  13. "Rumble to Invest $20 Million in Its Video Community as It Broadens User Base". MarTech Series. 2018-04-06. Retrieved 2020-10-29.
  14. "Rumble is a YouTube alternative that's growing in popularity". Reclaim The Net. 2020-10-25. Retrieved 2020-10-29.
  15. "EXCLUSIVE: Fed up with YouTube 'crushing conservative voices,' Dan Bongino acquires part-ownership of video-sharing competitor". Washington Examiner. 2020-09-17. Retrieved 2020-10-28.
  16. "EXCLUSIVE: Fed up with YouTube 'crushing conservative voices,' Dan Bongino acquires part-ownership of video-sharing competitor". Washington Examiner. 2020-09-17. Retrieved 2020-11-02.
  17. "Can Dan Bongino Make Rumble The Right's New Platform?". BuzzFeed News. Retrieved 2020-11-03.

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