Oprah launches the Oprah channel on YouTube

November 5, 2007

It’s official: Oprah today has launched her own YouTube channel.

Chad Hurley and Steve Chen welcomed Oprah to YouTube in the video below:

But it appears that Tyson, the skateboarding dog, stole the show on Oprah and YouTube:

Analysis:  I have so much to say about the importance of Oprah to YouTube that I don’t know even where to begin.  After I watch Tuesday’s Oprah show, I will be back with some further thoughts.  This may well be the biggest coup for YouTube, even bigger than’s Google’s acquisition last year.

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