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YouTube to add more full-length content

Written by Andre Yoskowitz @ 29 Apr 2009 12:34 User comments (6)

YouTube to add more full-length content Following its recent deals for full-length content with Sony Pictures, CBS, MGM, Lionsgate, Starz and the BBC, YouTube has made new deals that will add longer content to the popular video sharing site.
The agreements will bring the 90-minute environmental film Home to the site in English, French, German and Spanish and will also bring four short films from the Tribeca Film Festival this week.

YouTube remains by far the most popular video sharing site, with almost 90 million unique users in February, higher than Yahoo and Hulu combined.

Because of the site's push for longer form videos, the amount of time spent watching videos in February was boosted by 23 percent year-on-year and the average video length increased 22 percent.

For more information on the Tribeca films, view the official page here: YouTube Screening Room

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6 user comments

129.4.2009 01:51

What we need are videos in a format that has half way decent quality.

229.4.2009 10:05

They're gonna add more, but we need moar GOOD stuff.

329.4.2009 17:23

Nobody will want to sit in front of a computer watching a 90 minute video in mediocre quality!

429.4.2009 20:25

You'd be amazed, gf will site and watch Family Guy for hours with youtube quality (WITHOUT the fmt=18 trick). If you think it is a horrible show on TV, watch it on youtube.

530.4.2009 09:19

I love Family Guy in any format. It is entertaining, inspiring, educational and a whole bunch more....well sort of.

69.5.2009 15:12

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