YouTube has a feature called Restricted Mode, which allows people to view YouTube with a restricted filter that blocks access to more mature content. This filter is mostly used by schools and libraries, but anyone can access this feature so it’s important for creators to understand what types of content gets filtered out of restricted mode. It’s also very possible that these guidelines will impact how YouTube decides how advertiser-safe your video content is, so we encourage you to take note of the criteria YouTube uses to filter videos. Continue reading to see the full guidelines of Restricted Mode.
We recently attended an online course with YouTube that covered best practices for mobile live streaming via the YouTube mobile app. We also got some insight into exactly how top creators are using mobile live streaming on YouTube and some of the results those creators are seeing. Continue reading to get the full breakdown of this course.
Over the last 6 months or so, YouTube has been focusing more on developing Cards and End Screens as the primary tools for keeping fans engaged. At the same time, they’ve been slowly phasing out annotations. Last week YouTube officially announced the end of annotations.
Last month we wrote about the new live streaming feature from YouTube called Super Chat. This month, YouTube is back with more live streaming updates with their announcement of a new mobile live streaming feature.
Last week, YouTube announced a new feature that gives any viewer the ability to interact with creators during live streams. It’s called Super Chat, and it will help creators earn more money from live streams, as well as encourage more meaningful connections with super fans.
YouTube is rolling out a bundle of new features and tools to help with your channel’s comment moderation. They are designed to make your conversations with your viewers and fans easier and more engaging. Read on to learn more about each of the new features.
With both virtual and augmented reality becoming increasingly popular, they’re still not necessarily easily accessible for creators and viewers. 360 video is trying to bridge that gap. It has much of the same allure of virtual reality, while still remaining affordable and relatively easy to create and provide. 360 video gives creators new and interesting ways to tell their stories and engage their audience. In this article we’ll look into the details of 360 video and talk about the advantages of using 360 capture with your video strategy.
One of the most effective ways to increase your video view count is to have YouTube recommend your videos and promote them on their platform. There are several places on YouTube where your video can be recommended to people that weren’t looking for it, but how does YouTube choose which videos to promote?
If you are looking for more options to interact with viewers of your videos, YouTube has a unique feature called Poll Cards. Poll Cards allow the viewers to partake in multiple-choice polls incorporated right into a video. The card can display at any desired time in the video and results are shown in real time, so we encourage you to try Poll Cards as a great way to increase engagement on your videos.
YouTube has quietly released a new feature called “End Screens” that are meant to keep viewers engaged after a video ends. The feature is still in beta and only available to select channels, but will soon be available to all channels. This will be a powerful tool that every channel should put to use to increase engagement and watch time, so read on for more information on exactly how it works.