YouTube Expands Shorts To More Surfaces On Mobile & Desktop

YouTube begins displaying shorts videos on more surfaces on mobile and desktop, including a dedicated carousel in the trending section. Expanding the visibility of Shorts has the potential to amplify their reach, as they can now be discovered in more places throughout the YouTube website and app. This marks the first meaningful update to Shorts … Read more

YouTube Confirms Shorts Views Don’t Count For Monetization

Views of YouTube Shorts count toward a channel’s total watch time, but they don’t count toward eligibility in the YouTube Partner Program (YPP). Channels in the YPP are able to monetize and earn revenue from videos, though not everyone is eligible to join it. Among other criteria, acceptance into the YPP requires 4,000 valid public … Read more

YouTube Adding More Analytics Data About Views & Revenue

YouTube is working on ways to give creators more data about video performance, including detailed reports about the sources of views and revenue. In addition, YouTube plans to actively assist creators with generating new video ideas by adding reports on trending. These features are previewed in a new video on YouTube’s Creator Insider channel, which … Read more

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