YouTube going wireless in '07

We all know that YouTube doesn't need any more publicity. The website has been an incredible phenomenon over the past year, and Google just bought it for $1.65 billion, so this thing is certainly a big deal.

Anyway, YouTube announced that it will be launching a service targeted at wireless devices in 2007. The company says that since a large number of videos featured on the website are captured by cellphones, a new service would likely allow users to share their videos with others directly through their cellphones.

Although I've never been a major proponent of mobile video, this idea might find a sizable audience just for the concept of people sharing videos with each other via their cellphones. Think of it as text messaging with videos.

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