Monday, August 07, 2006

Titans in Love: Google and Viacom

Advertising is big money. Just ask google, a company that has become one of the biggest and most powerful advertising companies on the planet. This trick is that most people don't even realize that ads are how they make all their boatloads of cash. Sneaky.

Viacom is company that plays the advertising game from some interesting angles as well - billboards and pop culture TV. So what happens when these two titans get together to try and find more ways to exploit the world's next great video content distibution channel? We'll see. Maybe it's more like they'll $ee...

This news is big. Read about it here. And here.

To see the kind of content that we're now going to have greater access to (although it will now be accompanied by commercials), check out some rap videos at


Post a Comment

<< Home