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August 14, 2006 | Filed under: Internet TV

Look what is currently number 8 in the Google Video Top 100:

It is a crappy home movie about some people driving around in an old Audi and yet it is hugely popular. Why?  Because the thumbnail happens to be a snapshot of a woman's groin.

I'm curious, does Google take the thumbnail from a certain part of a video?  It seems that getting your thumbnail right is an important part of marketing when putting video online.

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