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YouTube Aims To Display More Authoritative Search Results Around News Topics

  According to an announcement by Google, the company is getting serious about combating fake news and promoting news sources on YouTube, and specifically, YouTube search.  The company said it is “committing $25M to a YouTube-specific investment” to target and work on these challenges. Not only that, Google is investing in both YouTube search results and its algorithm. [...]

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Is YouTube Serving Up More Pre-Roll & Mid-Roll Video Ads?

Dan Shure, SEO consultant and podcast host, has noticed that there is a fairly large uptick in how many pre-roll and mid-roll ads are being served on YouTube videos that he watched over the last week. Shure had logged into his Google account, and noticed that YouTube delivered six different ads during a 17 minute video from [...]

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Soon Advertisers Will Have AdWords Tools To Test & Measure Creative Elements Of YouTube Video Ads

There are new tools being introduced by Google in AdWords for YouTube that gives advertisers the ability to measure an test creative aspects of their video ads.  The newly launched YouTube creative suite was announced this week at the Cannes Lions Festival, and involves four new tool sets: Experiments Video Creative Analytics YouTube Director Mix [...]

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YouTube’s New Streaming Music Service Rolls Out This Week

Beginning today, May 22, YouTube is rolling out its YouTube Music platform, the site's new streaming music service.  The announcement, this is a Premium ad-free version that'll cost $9.99 per month and include background listening and downloads. If you're going with the free version of YouTube Music, you'll have TrueView skippable ads as well as non-skippable [...]

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WFA To Brands: Go Beyond GDPR For Online Data Transparency

Chain Lock Protect Locksmiths Forbidden You Safety The World Federation of Advertisers (WFA) has issued a manifesto, which is calling for brands to put their customers first when processing data. The WFA issued issued its plea on April 23, a little over a month before the compliance deadline for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), a [...]

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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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