StraightUpSocial News Links for 3/17/2008

YouTube Videos in High Quality

The wait is finally over, as YouTube announces it will offer “Higher Quality” viewing for a growing percentage of videos, but still plans to keep its current, lower-quality resolution the default so YouTube videos always start quickly and play smoothly.

Video Coming To Flickr Soon. Really.

Recap of rumors that Yahoo is getting ready to allow video uploads to Flickr.

CBS to bloggers: Install our widgets, and we’ll split the profits

CBS launches the CBS Local Ad Network, in an attempt to distribute more of the network’s video content via network approved blogs.