Tuning into YouTube's economics

YouTube might soon be asking you to pay to access a select portion of its content. While that could see some content creators double their profits it could also spark a debate as to just how big a cut YouTube should take.

It’s curious that a site that’s built its reputation on a winning combination of viral videos and rampant pop-up advertising is moving to introduce a subscription strategy. But, if the latest FT.com report is true, YouTube might soon be asking you to pay some sort of a fee to access a select portion of its content.

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