YouTube videos to now link to external sites

30 Jun 2009

Big news from YouTube that has major implications for media publishers. Tomorrow, the video sharing company will allow advertisers to place semi-transparent pop-ups over videos that link directly to a Web page.

It’s the first time that YouTube is allowing links on videos that leave the YouTube environment; before this, you could link to another YouTube video but that was it. I

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Brian Blum

Brian Blum covers the U.S., Canada and Israel for Classified Intelligence Report, and contributes to our special reports and research projects. Originally from San Francisco and now based in Jerusalem, he has been with the AIM Group since 2004. He is the president of Blum Interactive Media, specializing in writing and multimedia content development for online, print, video and audio. His clients include newspapers, universities and non-profits. He is currently working on a book about the billion-dollar bankruptcy of a once high-flying Israeli startup.