YouTube.com has had a lot of good things going for it since last fall. Now, they have secured a deal with NBC to begin running ads. This will be good for NBC and YouTube. NBC looks good because they have just hopped aboard the cool bus by embracing some new and successful (although very different from what they're used to) technology. YouTube will receive additional exposure, legitimacy, and most importantly revenue since it's yet to turn a profit. If you had any doubts about the rise and influence of online video this give you a little insight as to what the big boys are thinking and where they're beginning to spend some money.