Prescreening content uploaded to YouTube for copyright violations is impossible, Google argues constantly. However, it requires its AdSense partners to do just that.
From CES 2007: CBS President and CEO Leslie Moonves discusses the steps his company has taken to merge old broadcast media with new user-generated content, and he brings Chad Hurley of YouTube and Philip Rosedale of Second Life on stage to demonstrate how their companies can work in this fashion.
While some critics dismiss user-generated content as amateur and rife with licensing issues, marketers and advertisers are exploring business models to generate revenue. These include product placement, sponsorships and contests. We hear from Charlene Li, principal analyst at Forrester, Andrew Keen, author of Cult of the Amateur, and Dan Farber, ZDNet editor in chief.
Jet Car Stunts 2 improves on almost every aspect of the original game, and the free-to-play pricing model is just about as good as it gets, but download only if you're up for a serious challenge.
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User-generated content has been a big hit on YouTube, but advertising on the site hasn't fared so well. Could user-generated commercials work?
On Friday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET reporters Kara Tsuboi and Elinor Mills discuss Knol, Google's new competitor to Wikipedia.
Company decides to ditch consumer-generated video and will only use the site to host the professional videos that it collaborates on with businesses.
It's not the most innovative name but the concept may be revolutionary. Metaplace, a virtual community that is currently being tested for launch in spring 2008, was one of the most talked about start-ups at the TechCrunch40 Conference.
Learn how to do things with Sclipo, an up-and-coming video tutorials service.
Make black-and-white cartoons in your browser with AniBOOM's Web-based editor ShapeShifter