YouTube to play full-length TV shows
Chicago (IL) – In the most recent attempt to squeeze money out of YouTube traffic, Google unveiled full-length episodes of some fan favorite TV shows. “We are starting to test full-length programming on YouTube, beginning with some fan favorites requested by you,” the YouTube blog announced.
The full-length episodes will be available in traditional view as well as YouTubeÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s new Ã¢â‚¬Å“theatre view,Ã¢â‚¬Â which seems to play upon the belief that people want fake curtains (and a Ã¢â‚¬Ëœlights offÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ gimmick) framing their online video watching. In addition, Google is playing around with a new advertising method, playing 15-second ads at the beginning of the video. Ads also roll in during playback and after.
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