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YouTube To Begin Charging Monthly Fee To Subscribe To Some Pages

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YouTube Set to Introduce Paid Subscriptions This Spring

A new chapter in online video is about to begin. YouTube is prepping to launch paid subscriptions for individual channels on its video platform in its latest attempt to lure content producers, eyeballs, and advertiser dollars away from traditional TV, according to multiple people familiar with the plans.

YouTube has reached out to a small group of channel producers and asked them to submit applications to create channels that users would have to pay to access. As of now it appears that the first paid channels will cost somewhere between $1 and $5 a month, two of these people said. In addition to episodic content, YouTube is also considering charging for content libraries and access to live events, a la pay-per-view, as well as self-help or financial advice shows.

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I'll be boycotting anyone who sells out

Whatever content they made, they got the info off the internet for free. I'll do that, too.

Love or fear? Choose again with every breath.

Sold their arses to the Big Boys!

Who's tube?

Figured it was a matter of time

VEVO was the beginning of the end of Youtube as I once knew it.

Oh, and the fact that they've gotten even more strict with taking down ANYTHING that's reported to be infringing a copyright law...even when the reported video clearly isn't.

Youtube is definitely still convenient, but Vimeo seems to be on the rise.

A signature used to be here!

The internet seems to

be the last basin of free market enterprise. I think youtube may be making a mistake, but it is theirs to make.

“When a well-packaged web of lies has been sold gradually to the masses over generations, the truth will seem utterly preposterous and its speaker a raving lunatic.” – Dresden James

youtube belongs to the

youtube belongs to the N.S.A..... so i don't see how you can't claim ownership of it too.

lawrence

I dunno if you

are being sarcastic or not, but if not do you have any sources?...

“When a well-packaged web of lies has been sold gradually to the masses over generations, the truth will seem utterly preposterous and its speaker a raving lunatic.” – Dresden James