The Wall Street Journal reports that Verizon Wireless and YouTube are in serious talks to bring the video website's content to mobile phones. That certainly is a major coup for Verizon if it pulls it off--given YouTube's proliferation on the Internet. Visitors to YouTube, which is being acquired by Google for $1.65 billion, watch more than 100 million videos daily, Time named YouTube "Invention of the Year." One major hurdle, however, is re-formating videos for mobile consumption. Homemade videos will present some big quality challenges. One interesting offshoot, however, could be a surge of videos shot with a camera phone.
To read more about Verizon's talks with YouTube:
- check out this report from The Wall Street Journal (sub. req.)