Based on the recommendation of video guru Jim Kukral, I bought a Flip camera a couple of months back. If you watch my YouTube channel, you’ll notice the frequent shaky and unprofessional videos that I shoot with the neat little device.
Gizmodo says that this indicates that YouTube has arrived… I think this is an indication that The Flip has arrived.
For amateurs, it’s perfect. Evidently Oprah feels the same…
Oprah, that generous talk show host who no longer needs a last name, stooped down to YouTube to join up with the great unwashed yesterday, and to commemorate the occasion she gave away a $150 Flip Ultra camcorder to everybody in her talk show audience. Check out her condescending peptalk to YouTubers in the video above, promoting her show on which YouTube founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen, whom Oprah says “don’t go out much,” appeared.
YouTube Arrives: Oprah Gives Flip Ultra Cams to Everybody in Audience, Joins Those Hepcats on YouTube