YouTube, the world's largest video site, is following Instagram and Facebook and other social media sites, and could soon become a major online shopping platform. Photo: Dreamstime/TNS YouTube, the world's largest video site, is following Instagram and Facebook and other social media sites, and could soon become a major online shopping platform. Photo: Dreamstime/TNS
YouTube, the world's largest video site, is following Instagram and Facebook and other social media sites, and could soon become a major online shopping platform. Photo: Dreamstime/TNS

Google plans to turn YouTube into a major online shopping platform where you can buy what you see in the videos

  • Google suffered its first ever revenue decline this year, while Amazon’s profits have risen
  • It plans to make more money from YouTube by cataloguing items in the videos and making them available to buy

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YouTube, the world's largest video site, is following Instagram and Facebook and other social media sites, and could soon become a major online shopping platform. Photo: Dreamstime/TNS YouTube, the world's largest video site, is following Instagram and Facebook and other social media sites, and could soon become a major online shopping platform. Photo: Dreamstime/TNS
YouTube, the world's largest video site, is following Instagram and Facebook and other social media sites, and could soon become a major online shopping platform. Photo: Dreamstime/TNS
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