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post #11 of 21
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Originally Posted by Snerp
It seems kinda pointless to me....am I missing something?

Um ya...didn't Google already have a video service? It kinda sucked. Maybe they are planning on replacing theirs with YouTube?
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post #12 of 21
ok so google will now have the largest collection of random movies and corny tidbits? how does this actually help the search giant
    
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post #13 of 21
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ok so google will now have the largest collection of random movies and corny tidbits? how does this actually help the search giant
Theyre slowly taking over the world bit by bit.
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post #14 of 21
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Originally Posted by JacKz5o
So... GoogleVideo is going to disappear I guess? Maybe change the name to GoogleTube?

Just GoogTube..lol


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Theyre slowly taking over the world bit by bit.
That has been their plan ever since they started...=)
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post #15 of 21
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ok so google will now have the largest collection of random movies and corny tidbits? how does this actually help the search giant
They bought it to expand upon their current google video section which isn't up to par with what microsoft supposoudly has in store, so they bought youtube to "prepare"
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Theyre slowly taking over the world bit by bit.
I can't wait untill they make an os. Mark my words you heard it from me first they will. Also it will of course be free! Maybe a linux distro full of google software?
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post #17 of 21
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I can't wait untill they make an os. Mark my words you heard it from me first they will. Also it will of course be free! Maybe a linux distro full of google software?
That would be awsome, but maybe a whole newbreed of a OS, like a PC+Mac compatable OS. Plays/ runs everything, and it'd probably run a hellava lot better the windows or OSX.
    
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post #18 of 21
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Just GoogTube..lol




That has been their plan ever since they started...=)
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post #19 of 21
Just wait, google will soon enough buy myspace and facebook, and evntually they will own the top 5 sites in the entire internet, which will make them billions in advertising.

At least that's my theory
    
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post #20 of 21
The purchase is actually just a stock purchase so no moneys will be handed over on either side. Also according to googles CFO youtube will remain its own entity just under the umbrella of the google name. And according to industry experts this was done for the sake of shifting trends of advertising on the net.
Source: http://channels.isp.netscape.com/pf/...33&floc=NI-mo1
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