YouTube is reportedly planning to launch two services this year.
One of the 2, is MusicKey, a service which has existed in beta form since last year.
The other one is said to be a premium offering, from content creators. This is the one which we wrote about way back in April this year. Before you panic, allow me to clarify that YouTube will be continuing to support free videos.
Google’s video sharing service, is ad-driven, and as such it would be extremely unlikely for YouTube to kill free videos, powered by ads. So, what we are looking at is a three tier form of YouTube.
Music Key, in its current form offers offline access, ad-free streaming, both [...]
Let’s face it, people hate online ads, be it a small banner in a mobile app or game, or a huge one displayed on a website.
Even the world’s most popular video sharing website, YouTube has ads.
Video ads often consume precious bandwidth, and users who cannot afford expensive data packages are often let frowning in frustration. Tech-savvy users opt to imply workarounds such as add-ons or extensions which disables ads, or block them entirely.
What most people find to be an annoyance, is also the bread earner for many. Yes, we are talking about content makers, more specifically YouTube video makes. They rely on ads to make their money, and when [...]