In the past two weeks, Getty Images made its images available for free on a limited use basis to anyone on the Internet. The move represents a measured gesture to capture some of that social photo and content marketplace. But it’s not enough.
YouTube may have the most to lose from Facebook’s response to Vine, 15 second format videos on Instagram.
Normally, I don’t blog about the day-to-day battle between socnets. The evolution is tiresome, and is best covered by trade pubs/blogs with reporter teams. However, in this case there are several macro trends in play that have not been well discussed.
The following issues spell trouble for YouTube (and Google as a whole):
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