• http://www.naturalsearchblog.com Silver

    A short while ago, the NBC’s The Today Show had an interview with Chad Hurley and Steve Chen.

    Today’s Matt Lauer asked them if they’d be planning to add advertising to the site, since some estimates state that YouTube could be making something on the order of a billion dollars a year if they did, and the two answered that they’d always planned to have ads on there, that there already was some advertising on the site, and that they were dedicated to the user-experience so they didn’t want to do anything that would detract from that too much.

  • http://www.joshuagreenfield.com Josh G

    I think the public opinion on this was weak at best. It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to realize that it’s not hard to choose the exact same questions that would have otherwise been discussed from the huge pool of submissions.

  • http://www.gadzi.com feedthebot

    Hey, just a reminder that there is a Google gadget for the CNN/Youtube debates…
    http://www.google.com/ig/directory?hl=en&url=http://cnnyoutube.googlepages.com/cnnyt.xml