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YouTube to pony up for popular content

By Matthew
Aug 26, 2009
  1. YouTube has modified the policy of its partnership program in a way that they hope will make money for both them and content submitters. The site is planning to increase the number of ads that accompany its viral videos. Just yesterday, we reported that the popular video sharing service was looking to turn a profit by baiting new advertisers.

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  2. JDoors

    JDoors TS Rookie Posts: 62

    Fred would make six figures? Holy cow! <said in chipmunk-ee voice>
    I don't see any down-side (other than the ads, which are ubiquitous throughout the net anyway), with the upside of attracting even MORE content hoping to get their hands on that cash.
     
  3. Matthew

    Matthew TechSpot Staff Topic Starter Posts: 6,077   +84 Staff Member

    Nope, Fred already makes six figures with the current model in place, if I understand the original article right. And yes, holy cow.
     
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