Saturday, March 03, 2007

BBC gets wise to YouTube and the future

Finally, a major network/content owner sees the benefit of working with YouTube and the futility of resisting the inevitable!

BBC and YouTube partner to bring short-form BBC content to online audiences
- YouTube content to include two BBC-branded entertainment channels showing short-form videos
- Dedicated channel for BBC News clips also to be featured on YouTube
BBC Press Office

"It's essential that the BBC embraces new ways of reaching wider audiences with non-exclusive partnerships such as these."

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BBC And YouTube Implement Program Sharing Agreement
Josephine Roque - All Headline News Staff Writer
All Headline News
March 3, 2007 7:55 a.m. EST

BBC's director of future media and technology, Ashley Highfield, said the company would not run after BBC-copyrighted clips already posted by YouTube members although it has the option to change bad-quality clips or remove content that maligns the BBC name ... "We don't want to be overzealous," Highfield said. "A lot of the material on YouTube is good promotional content for us."

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Youtube has not only pulled ahead of Google Video and all the other video dump sites (ie; dailymotion, livemotion, etc.), but incredibly some of the clones in other industries are doing the same thing.

Most notably the adult free porn videos sites have also taken off in popularity.

Websites such as (NSFW) and others are some of the most visited sites on the Internet.

Even the dating websites now allow people to upload and view each other's videos, increasing their popularity.


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