Google outlines plans for YouTube

by admin January 26, 2007 at 9:05 am

Google’s plans to preserve and maintain separate identities for Google Video and YouTube have been outlined in more detail.

Google bought YouTube for $1.65bn (about ?Ǭ£880m) in stock options last year, as Web User reported.

Google yesterday announced that the two sites would continue “to play to their respective strengths”, and that the brands would be kept separate.

“Google’s strength – and its history – is grounded in search and in innovating technologies to make more information more available and accessible.

“YouTube, meanwhile, excels at being a leading content destination with a dynamic community of users who create, watch and share videos worldwide,” said Salar Kamangar, vice president of product managament at Google.

Read more: Web User