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Google Increases Advertising on YouTube Videos - Peter Kafka - Media - AllThingsD



How are Google's efforts to turn YouTube from a money pit into a profit center coming along? From the outside, it's hard to tell. But we can see that an increasing number of its top videos have ads.
Google Increases Advertising on YouTube Videos | Peter Kafka | MediaMemo | AllThingsD

YouTube needs more and better content to sell advertising, and become profitable. Interesting read - note the graph showing 33% of the current top 100 videos are pirated. another interesting stat is User-generated content accounts for just 17 percent of the top 100 viewed videos on YouTube

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YouTube to Sell Advertising Against Viral Videos | Peter Kafka | MediaMemo | AllThingsD