YouTube announced today that the video upload limit of standard movies was increasing 50% to 15 minutes.
You’d think YouTube servers would be running out of space by now?!
Google (GOOG) today announced that they were increasing the size limit of standard YouTube uploads to 15 minutes. Of course, they are celebrating this milestone with a 15 minutes of fame contest where users tag a video with “yt15minutes” and the best will be displayed on YouTube’s homepage in the coming weeks.
The change wasn’t just about capacity. Google also was able to strengthen its tools for copyright holders:
The extra time also boosts the quality of experience for Google YouTube Leanback and GoogleTV products coming this Fall.