TVNewser TVSpy FishbowlNY FishbowlDC AgencySpy PRNewser SocialTimes GalleyCat

YouTube to share ad revenue with users

One of YouTube’s co-founders says the site is about to share the wealth with the people who make it possible. Chad Hurley spoke Saturday at the World Economic Conference in Davos, Switzerland. Hurley said the site will start sharing ad revenue with people who upload video. From the AP:

“We are getting an audience large enough where we have an opportunity to support creativity, to foster creativity through sharing revenue with our users,” Hurley said. “So in the coming months we are going to be opening that up.”

Hurley didn’t give specifics on how the rev share would work. YouTube pumps out about 70 million videos a day right now. (Thanks, LR Reader Don!) ALSO: If you haven’t checked out the Davos Conversation site, please do. Jeff Jarvis is one of the brains behind opening the Davos conversation to the world.
AND: Video interview with Chad Hurley at Davos. (via Buzzmachine.)

Sponsored Content

TV Everywhere Let’s You Stay Plugged In During the Holidays Anywhere You Go

TV EverywhereThe holidays are here and that means long lines at department stores, waiting at the airport for delayed flights, or sitting in the carpool lane in holiday traffic. TV Everywhere is your new best friend to help pass the time and is here to remind you that you #CouldBeWatchingTV through your smartphone, tablet or laptop anywhere you go.