Why Are YouTube Users Abandoning Ship?

Jumping the YouTube Ship
Jumping the YouTube Ship
Jumping the YouTube Ship

During my keynote at this year’s Vidcon conference in late June, I talked about the flight of users I’m seeing from YouTube, and I commented on how I thought the site’s direction was misguided. It certainly got people talking. One of the top execs at YouTube chastised me for even saying it, while some blogs construed it to mean that I was calling for a wholesale abandonment of the platform. Of course, it didn’t help that I used a cartoon of rats jumping from a burning ship to punctuate my point, but in fact, I was preaching a bit of the reverse. Read the full story at All Things D.

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.



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