YouTube to shoot itself in the foot?

Posted on Tuesday, Sep 25 2007 @ 22:52 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Patrick Walter from Google announced that they will really start to monetize YouTube next year by running 30-second advertisements before content is viewed.

The firm says they will share the advertising revenue with the broadcaster but so far limited details are available on how Google will implement this. It's not clear if users will be able to skip the ads.


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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