Google Site Will Attempt to Place Ads on Fast-Rising Videos. YouTube is looking to turn those out of no-where hit viral videos from cash drain into advertising gold.
The video-sharing site, under pressure from parent Google to start turning a profit, today began placing ads on the kind of one-off viral hits -- mostly uploaded by the amateurs that made the site famous -- that, until now, haven't had advertising.
An example here Wedding viral
This link is going around right now. Microsoft altered an ad that was slated to go into Poland. They photoshopped one of the characters out and replaced him with another, neglecting to replace the mans' hands which were obviously still black.