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Getty Images offers free access to much of its photo portfolio

Leading photo provider Getty Images has announced the launch of an Embed tool that allows people to use million of photos free of cost for noncommercial purposes.

Getty Images, which is well-known for the premiere collection of professional quality images on the Internet, previously used to charge licensing fees from people who wanted to access its extensive portfolio.

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Google appoints Susan Wojcicki as new YouTube CEO

According to a Reuters report, Google has appointed Susan Wojcicki - a top executive from the company's advertising business - as the new CEO of its YouTube business. Wojcicki, who is one of Google's first employees, will replace Salar Kamangar.

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YouTube all set for paid music service

The New York Times said the administration intended for portable apparatuses might require around USD 10 a month for a commercial free administration and might rival administrations, for example Spotify, Rdio and Rhapsody.

According to media reports, Google's motion picture imparting arm Youtube is getting ready to start a paid music administration in the not so distant future going up against other streaming outlets, with the included characteristic of film.

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YouTube’s monthly active user base crosses 1bn-mark

YouTube, the biggest video-sharing site of the world, is getting even bigger.

Founded in February 2005 and acquired by Google Inc in 2006, YouTube recently hit one billion monthly unique users.

Announcing the milestone, YouTube team said, "Nearly one out of every two people on the Internet visits YouTube. Our monthly viewership is the equivalent of roughly ten Super Bowl audiences."

The team pointed out that if YouTube were a country, it would be the third biggest in the world after China and India, in terms of population.

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YouTube Asks Users to Post Real Names in Bid to Clean Up Comments

In a move which underscores YouTube's bid to clean up its `Comments' section, the Google-owned video sharing site is urging its users to drop their `anonymous' usernames, and post their real names.

The new move by YouTube marks the online video service's push away from anonymity, as having the users use their real names will help the service ensure a greater uniformity with the other services being offered by Google, especially the Google+ social networking service.

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