How YouTube makes money?

Safari's Avatar, Join Date: Oct 2007
Ambitious contributor
How the hell does YouTube make money?

They spend lot of bandwidth for streaming videos and the ads that I see are the ads on the videos and I had them on my site as well but hardly any clicks and so would like to know if youtube if at all makes any money for Google ?
shabbir's Avatar, Join Date: Jul 2004
Go4Expert Founder
The ads are at prime location and your ads were not performing because you had Text content and video ads but here its video content and related ads.