I couldn't figure out why though. Then someone here reminded me of Google's Knowledge Graph. So then I thought, Okay - Google wants to keep everyone on it's search engine.
Was I right?
I found this today: Google continues to make money thanks to mobile and YouTube
Google's profits from --> mobile content <-- specifically -- are in the Billions. And every video on YouTube and every website in its mobile search engine is its product -- even though those things actually belong to the people who created them.
It's the classic "we are the product" business model, only I guess here, it's "our content is the product."
Does that bother anyone? The fact that Google's making billions off your website or video content?
And should it?