Posts tagged with Viral Video

YouTube opens up more viral videos to advertising

The key to success for YouTube lies in monetizing more of its videos, and the company made a step toward doing that today by opening up its Partnership Program to creators of one-off viral videos.

Starting today, the video portal will allow any video creator with popular, approved content to add advertising to videos. While this won't be the silver bullet to YouTube's success, allowing viral video creators to make money from all those page views makes a lot of sense.

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NBC Swallows PETA's Vegetarian Bait

GoDaddy's ads are regularly banned from the Super Bowl. No reason, reasoned animal-rights org PETA, not to jump on that same bandwagon with a little vegetarian porn.

In a letter from NBC's Advertising Standards department, PETA was advised to remove the following from their spot before the network would sell the non-profit some $3 million worth of airtime (as if):

:12- :13- licking pumpkin
:13- :14- touching her breast with her hand while eating broccoli
:19- pumpkin from behind between legs
:21- rubbing pelvic region with pumpkin
:22- screwing herself with broccoli (fuzzy)
:23- asparagus on her lap appearing as if it is ready to be inserted into vagina
:26- licking eggplant
:26- rubbing asparagus on breast