New Text Markup Options on YouTube Video Descriptions

New Text Markup Options on YouTube Video Descriptions

Here’s great news from Conor Kavanagh, the Ads Policy Manager of YouTube. Through the weekly news flash, he announces that creators can now use new text markup options on YouTube video descriptions. These include bold, italic, and strikethrough characters, that can only be previously used on commenting. It seems that the platform is making it … Read more

New Product Tagging on YouTube Shopping

New Product Tagging on YouTube Shopping

Social commerce is on the rise. That is why YouTube enables new product tagging on YouTube shopping. It means to tag products and make money among creators. As part of building YouTube of the future, the platform rolls out an invite-only pilot program for a small group of selected advertisers and creators. The chosen participants … Read more

A New Milestone for YouTube TV – 5 Million Subscribers

A New Milestone for YouTube TV – 5 Million Subscribers

YouTube launched YouTube Air in 2017. It is initially called YouTube TV with a monthly subscription. As the platform builds the future, it allowed free TV streaming with video ads. Today comes a new milestone for YouTube TV as it reaches 5 million subscribers. As it celebrates the milestone, YouTube reminisces some fun facts about … Read more

New Remixing Options for YouTube Shorts

New Remixing Options for YouTube Shorts

YouTube Shorts are TikTok clones. They are music clips that last up to 60 seconds. After segmenting YouTube analytics per content type, the platform found out about the rising popularity of such video format. As such, it enables new remixing options for YouTube Shorts. In the recent YouTube weekly news flash, YouTube is rolling out the Cut, Drafts, … Read more

Testing Expiring Posts on YouTube

Testing Expiring Posts on YouTube

Last year, YouTube expanded access to community posting to channels with more than 500 subscribers. Community posting allows creators to post text-based content. These include GIFs, graphics, images, polls, etc. Recently, the platform enabled corrections or easier editing of video descriptions and thumbnails. Today, YouTube is texting expiring posts. Again, YouTube’s Ads Policy Manager, Conor … Read more

New Ways to Combat YouTube Fake Accounts and Spam

New Ways to Combat YouTube Fake Accounts and Spam

YouTube knows that comment spam and identity-related abuse are major concerns among creators. That is why the platform continuously creates tools to better protect users against comment spam. The platform also aims to make it harder to impersonate creators. Today, the platform introduces new ways to combat YouTube fake accounts and spam. YouTube now enables … Read more

New Tweaks on YouTube Shorts Analytics

New Tweaks on YouTube Shorts Analytics

After YouTube segmented analytics per content type, the platform now enables new tweaks on YouTube Shorts analytics. Shorts are like TikTok music clips. In the recent YouTube weekly news flash, YouTube’s Ads Policy Manager Conor Kavanagh announces the updates. First off, YouTube is updating default membership badges into stars instead of the S icon, Second, … Read more

New Critical Alerts for YouTube Creators

New Critical Alerts for YouTube Creators

YouTube is looking to remind creators about their channel performances. The platform recently segmented its 2022 analytics per content type. It made data analysis easier through separate search insights. Today, the platform enables new critical alerts for YouTube creators. The new critical alerts for YouTube creators are called mobile story data cards. It will tell creators … Read more

Announcing YouTube’s Black Voices Fund Application for 2023

Announcing YouTube’s Black Voices Fund Application for 2023

As part of building YouTube of the future, YouTube launched the Black Voices Fund two years ago. It aims to encourage more respectful interactions by battling misinformation and promoting inclusivity. Today, the platform is announcing YouTube’s Black Voices Fund Application for 2023. YouTube Black Voices Fund aims to support Black artists, producers, and songwriters by … Read more