YouTube co-founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen are moving slowly to ramp up advertising. They have been wary of asking viewers to sit through a 30-second ad before a two- to three-minute clip. Instead, YouTube is developing new formats, like ones rolled out in August that let marketers build their own video channels or pay to place a video on YouTube's popular front page.Slashdot | YouTube Growing ... Like Cancer?
Sunday, September 10, 2006
YouTube Growing ... Like Cancer?
There are may issues regarding the view-for-free model on video hosting sites; how can their growth be sustained and how it can be supported. Slashdot has some interesting points covering this issue with regards to YouTube.