YouTube m.youtube.com

I don’t usually do ‘news’ but this is very interesting. YouTube launches as m.youtube.com

Says David Cushman ..

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Youtube has just launched m.youtube.com

Go to your mobile’s browser now and give it a try.

This has been threatened for a long time – and as recently as June 13, promised for 2008. But it’s live and kicking now.

So, where does this leave revenues from video access/downloads on mobile?

The porn industry will remain pretty much untouched – but everyone else?

When youtube deploys a viable payment-for-ugc model, too – imagine the consequences for mass media.

Also significant – youtube has chosen a m. address – not a .mobi

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What does it say about Google’s mobile strategy?

m.youtube.com starts with a warning

Information: YouTube Mobile is a data intensive application. We highly recommend that you upgrade to an unlimited data plan with your mobile service provider to avoid additional charges

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