YouTube Unveils ‘Shorts’ To Compete With TikTok

YouTube is rolling out a short-form video feature called “YouTube Shorts” to compete with the popular social media platform TikTok. YouTube said Monday that YouTube Shorts — set to launch in the next few weeks — will allow creators and artists to shoot short, catchy videos up to 15 seconds long using their mobile phones.

Child Advocates: FTC Should Investigate YouTube

Read carefully through the fine print of YouTube’s terms of service and you might notice that you’ve affirmed you are old enough to watch it. “If you are under 13 years of age, then please do not use the service,” the terms say. “There are lots of other great web sites for you.” It’s a […]

YouTube Rolls Out Skippable Short Ad Format

Google’s YouTube video platform is rolling out a new video ad format designed specifically for spots that are less than 30 seconds long.

YouTube Issues Mea Culpa After Conspiracy Video Tops ‘Trending’ List

YouTube Makes New Original Content Push

The platform has ordered series from Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Dan Harmon and Doug Liman, along with a second season of the mystery series Escape the Night. The announcement was made at Mipcom, where Susanne Daniels, YouTube’s global head of content, stressed the new shows weren’t about simply bringing TV to digital. “Our goal is to be uniquely YouTube,” she said.