Amazon is late in challenging You Tube, which has over 1 billion viewers who help it generate billions of dollars a year in advertising revenue and create internet sensations such as Pew Die Pie.You Tube is looking to diversify its revenue with a subscription TV offering Unplugged that could debut next year.that this option has been offered since June 29 and that users with a Google account will see the same thing if they try to upload a video.If you don't want to use your Google account, you can refuse -- but then you're taken to a second prompt, which asks "Are you sure?The company used a similar strategy to boost its inventory of electronic books through Kindle Direct Publishing, which lets authors bypass traditional publishers and reach readers directly by posting and selling their own e-books online.The e-commerce giant said the service is designed for "professional video producers," but its only requirements are that the videos be high definition and have closed-captioning for the hearing impaired.
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