YouTube’s Videos Go Beyond Verizon

YouTube’s exclusive deal with Verizon Wireless has ended, it seems: on m.youtube.com, it has launched several hundred editor’s picks — the supposed cream of the YouTube crop — in mobile-friendly 3GP format.

Staci adds: The mobile site opens with a warning that users should have an unlimited data plan for the “data intensive program.” The limited nature of the mobile library isn’t obvious. Searching for a video I just watched online brought up a notice that “only a portion of YouTube videos are available on mobile at this time. We are working to bring you more.” Clicking on a most-watched video brought up a warning from IE and then a Windows Media error so I have yet to see a video.