Wednesday, March 12, 2008

YouTube becoming a service

According to this recent post on Cnet:
Google's YouTube just announced that it is expanding its APIs to allow more direct access to the service.

The updates to the APIs, or application programming interfaces, give developers deeper access into YouTube for video uploading and allow for "chromeless" players, or players without the traditional YouTube interface and branding.

This move means YouTube will become not just a destination for videos, but a system that serves videos into other apps.
For those of us who use YouTube in the classroom this means there will likely be all kinds of new ways to deliver content to our students.

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