The user-generated-video hub will become yet another place you may watch TV episodes and movies online. Just in case we needed another place where we may watch those stupid commercials about "that certain male part."
YouTube will still accept user-generated-video, but you will have to look to find it. It will be behind the last tab.
Read more here: YouTube Plans Redesign to Highlight Premium Content
The new design will offer four tabs: Movies, Music, Shows, and Videos. The first three tabs will display premium shows, clips, and movies from Google's network and studio partners, all of which will be monetized with in-stream advertising. Meanwhile the Videos channel will house amateur and semi-pro content of the sort major brand advertisers have shied away from.
So, another creative outlet for aspiring videographers, public relations outlet for non-profit agencies and testing ground for alternative media may be going away. YouTube will need a new tag line: Broadcast Yourself may no longer be relevant.