Social Media Roundup: YouTube’s Doppelganger; BBC News; Ad Boss Wary; Chelsea UGC; Habbo Networking

YouTube’s Doppelganger: This one is a big claim to make for this story, but it says that copyrighted clips being purged from YouTube have “largely migrated” to DailyMotion.com, another video-uploading site..DailyMotion seems to do little if any regulation of copyrighted material, nor does it limit the lengths of clips. But again, that’s a crazy claim…those clisp are landing everywhere else, but no one place has yet emerged as a hub.
BBC spotlights viewer content: The BBC plans to launch its first all user-generated content news show on round-the-clock news network BBC News 24…”Your News” will feature news stories and video sent in by the public and draw on the wealth of user-generated content sent daily to the BBC news site, which receives more than 10,000 emails a day.
Advertising boss wary of user-generated content: Jean-Marie Dru, CEO of Omnicom Group’s TBWA Chiat Day agency, has said that advertisers trying ask consumers to contribute ideas may be giving up too much control. “I don’t think you can have consumers telling you what you should do. We believe our best campaigns have been done with our clients, not our consumers.”
Habbo expands into social networking with Habbo Home: Habbo, the brand behind the popular virtual world Habbo Hotel, has expanded its web community with the launch of a social networking feature, Habbo Home. Habbo Home will enable users to build and customize their own home page or profile page and interact with other users.
Chelsea FC unveils User-Gen web portal: UK football club Chelsea FC’s joint venture with Sky is offering the club’s international fan base a new website featuring blogs from players and management, as well as user-generated content (UGC) via the Your Chelsea satellite site.