Benjamin Wayne, CEO of Fliqz, which provides Internet video services, likes to put things in perspective. His perspective.
A couple of months ago, he chose his words softly for Business Insider. Speaking of YouTube, he wrote: "Despite massive growth, ubiquitous global brand awareness, presidential endorsement, and the world's greatest repository of illegally-pirated video content, Google's massive video folly is on life-support, and the prognosis is grave."
His argument was based, as all emotive arguments should be, on the numbers. Using Credit Suisse estimates, Wayne suggested that YouTube was on track to lose, well, around half a … Read more