Sunday, March 29, 2009

The Dollars Are Just Icing

All those parents griping about their kids posting videos to YouTube might want to reconsider when they hear about Eric Striffler, 18 of Manorville, and Mac Guttenberg, 14, of Plainview.

Each has been posting videos that have drawn such large and devoted followings that YouTube has included both filmmakers in its user-partner program, in which YouTube shares with them ad revenue - more than 50 percent - from display and overlay ads on or near their videos.

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