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Eric Schmidt sees YouTube as bigger than TV

0. phoneArena posted on 03 May 2013, 07:58

At a presentation to advertisers on Wednesday night, Google's Eric Schmidt has said that online video (YouTube) has already displaced the good old TV. According to Schmidt, the fact that YouTube recently reached a billion monthly viewers is just a the first step towards service's bright future...

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posted on 03 May 2013, 08:17 6

1. xperiaDROID (banned) (Posts: 5629; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)

Nice smile, Mr. Schmidt! :D

posted on 03 May 2013, 08:29 2

2. hltechie (unregistered)

Eh... I don't think so.

posted on 03 May 2013, 08:47 4

3. tedkord (Posts: 14130; Member since: 17 Jun 2009)

Its certainly got a bigger crap to gold ratio.

posted on 03 May 2013, 09:15 1

5. Bilpocalypse (Posts: 301; Member since: 13 Oct 2012)

IDK. They are both pretty high on that scale.

posted on 03 May 2013, 09:00 2

4. rawbow (Posts: 428; Member since: 30 Mar 2012)

wait , i thought piratebay was bigger than TV already !!! :D

posted on 03 May 2013, 09:39 1

6. pongkie (Posts: 655; Member since: 20 Aug 2011)

I don't thinks so maybe he meant YouTube reached the same amount of advertisements as on TV

posted on 03 May 2013, 10:31

7. roscuthiii (Posts: 2241; Member since: 18 Jul 2010)

YouTube? For me YouTube is in the MySpace pile... stopped going there a long, long time ago.

posted on 03 May 2013, 10:48

8. InspectorGadget80 (unregistered)

Yeah right. I only go on youtube too look for oldie tv shows classic tv/cartoons shows.. it will never replace my tv

posted on 03 May 2013, 11:43 1

9. McLTE (Posts: 922; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)

I think it depends on the demographic.

I use youtube as a place to learn about things.. such as coaching tips for baseball, basketball etc.. invaluable tool for communicating that sort of thing.

My kids.. well my son in particular would LOVE on youtube if I let him. He loves watching videos of games.. why, I have no idea. Play them! He's not alone though.. seems all the kids these days do the same thing.

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