Category: YouTube

September 14, 2016 / / YouTube

The reports were true, YouTube has launched its very own social network.  The company announced yesterday, September 13, that they had launched YouTube Community.

Per the YouTube Creator Blog, “Your bond with your viewers is deep. You’ve grown up together, laughed together, and done incredible things together, from shifting attitudes about gay rights to volunteering millions of dollars toward important charitable causes. Today, we’re introducing a beta version of a new product to help strengthen the bond between you and your viewers, called YouTube Community.” read more

September 30, 2015 / / YouTube

Not to be left out, YouTube is introducing Shopping Ads, following the lead of Pinterest, Instagram and Google, YouTube viewers will be able to make purchases directly from a YouTube video.

Previously, YouTube allowed shopping from a company’s own video, but this fall the shopping links will appear on any video that allows it.

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki announced during Advertising Weeek this past Tuesday that “the video-sharing giant will roll out YouTube Shopping Ads this fall, a feature whereby product ads with direct links to buying options will be placed throughout the site’s videos.” (New York Times) read more