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Google Launches Reach Planner For YouTube & Video Ad Forecasting In AdWords

Google has launched Reach Planner, which is a new planning tool for video campaigns. Reach Planner in AdWords, which is currently in beta, is designed to help media planners and advertisers forecast the reach and  and frequency of video campaigns on YouTube and the video partners on the Google Display Network. Reach Planner will provide unique reach data [...]

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Consumer Groups File FTC Complaint Against YouTube For Collecting Kids’ Personal Data Without Parental Consent

A complaint was filed with the Federal Trad Commission by a coalition of 23 consumer groups that charges Google owned YouTube with violating the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) by collecting personal data on children without the consent of parents. The Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood (CCFC) and the Center for Digital Democracy co-filed the complaint [...]

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YouTube Updates Gun Content Policies To Ban Videos Promoting Sale Or Manufacture Of Firearms, Accessories

YouTube is updating its restrictions on gun-related content, prohibiting videos that are meant to sell firearms and firearm accessories or private sales, or offering instructions on building a firearm, ammunition, or firearm accessories. The following policies on content featuring firearms will go into effect next month.  This was announced in a post on the YouTube Help Forum: The ban [...]

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YouTube Is Powerful in Google Search: Here’s Why

If YouTube is the red pill and other video platforms are the blue pill, Google usually chooses the red pill. But just how much of the Google Matrix is dominated by YouTube? In this episode of the popular Here's Why digital marketing video series, Stone Temple's Eric Enge reveals the findings of his study on [...]

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YouTube Rolls Out New Chat Replay, Automatic Captions & More For Live Streaming Videos

Even though YouTube removed a demographic data from creators recently, it is giving something back in return - an expanded list of features for creators who film live stream videos. Based on the information given in an announcement found on the YouTube blog, love streaming is going to include chat replay, automatic English captions, location tags, and IFTTT (If [...]

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YouTube Sets Stricter Rules On Videos That Can Carry Ads

Google has announced significant new changes to how it will monetize content on YouTube. This is coming after a series of updates the company implemented in response to repeated backlash from advertisers over the last year. Paul Muret, VP of display, video and analytics acknowledged in a blog post on Wednesday “2017 was a difficult year, with several issues [...]

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YouTube SEO 101

Looking at the Alexa traffic rankings, YouTube is the second most visited site on the web, with the first being Google.  Even with this information, there are a lot of digital marketers who are treating it like any other social media site.  If you're looking for success, you need to understand that YouTube isn't about [...]

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