YouTube, the world’s largest (by far) video repository has its advantages, but it has its dangers, as well. With YouTube as your video host, you aren’t in control of your video’s destiny; YouTube is. That means that you are subject to its decisions. And it can delete your video or your whole account full of videos in the blink of an eye. It is useful in some contexts, but is is a shaky foundation to build a business on. Better to trust a video host that you control. Amazon S3 is a better platform for the videos you want to last more than a day or two. It gives you a lot of control... [...]