So there I was blogging about how we use video on our VLE where I did mention that some of the staff were using YouTube.
Now one of the nice things about YouTube was the “lack” of “in your face” advertising, however it is now looking like that could be a thing of the past!
Video advertising has started on the YouTube website, its owner – internet giant Google – has confirmed.
Google said it had designed the way the adverts work on the video-sharing website to be as unobtrusive and undisruptive as possible.
The adverts will begin 15 seconds after a user has started to watch a video, but only on 20% of the screen window.
Google said the advert would then disappear within 10 seconds if the user had not clicked to watch it.
Read more, source BBC.