Tag Archives: YouTube

DAZN offers Brazilian users live streaming of soccer matches on Facebook and YouTube

Sports streaming platform DAZN has entered the Brazilian market with the transmission of one Serie A match on Facebook and YouTube. In March 2019, the company will launch its OTT SVOD service in the country. Coverage is available free and began on Friday December 7 with the match between Juventus and Inter for the Italian [...]

YouTube tests ‘ad pods’ format

YouTube announced that it began testing a new advertising format called Ad Pods, which consists of two ads stacked back to back, where viewers have the option to skip directly to the content. According to the company, a recent user experience research showed that viewers are quite sensitive to the frequency of ad breaks and [...]

Google launched YouTube Premium in Peru, Chile and Colombia

The international company Google expanded its OTT YouTube Premium service to Peru, Chile and Colombia these last November 13 th . Previously, the already mentioned service was available in Latin America, but only in Brazil and Mexico. Simultaneously, the service YouTube Music was also enabled. The YouTube Premium monthly subscription is charged in local currency, [...]

YouTube to invest USD 20 million in educational content

YouTube announced that it is investing USD 20 million toward education content. The initiative includes its new Learning Fund program to support creators who want to build multi-session learning content for the platform. To apply to the Learning Fund, creators must have a minimum of 25,000 subscribers and demonstrate a strategy to develop multi-session content. [...]

NBCUniversal invests in YouTube channel about series

NBCUniversal developed in partnership with ViU Hub, Globosats digital business unit, the YouTube channel “Amo Séries”, with the aim of meeting the demand of Brazilians for this type of content. The channel presents two new videos per week, on Thursdays and Saturdays, hosted by Foquinha and Mikannn, two local influencers, who receive guests each season. [...]

RT en Español reaches 1 billion views on YouTube

Russia’s international news channel RT en Español announced that it has reached 1 billion views on YouTube, surpassing all international news channels that broadcast in that language, according to a press release. RT en Español obtained thirteen times more views on YouTube than BBC Mundo and eight times more than CNN en Español. In addition, [...]

Disney launches series of short videos on YouTube

Disney Junior has launched on its YouTube channel “Descubriendo La Sirenita” and “Descubriendo Blanca Nieves y los 7 enanos“, the new short-form content narrated by girls telling the original stories of princesses Ariel and Blanca Nieves. These are the first two videos of a new series with 12 episodes of 3 to 5 minutes in [...]

YouTube announces first Spanish language original movie

YouTube announced its first-ever Spanish language Youtube Original movie, Museo, starring Mexican actor Gael García Bernal. It will debut in theaters this fall (in North America) and on Youtube Premium later this year. The Movie is inspired by the most infamous cultural artifact heist in Mexican history, when two two regular guys looted 140 priceless [...]

YouTube to expand non-skippable ads on its platform

YouTube announced that all creators who monetize content on the platform will soon be able to have access to non-skippable ads on all videos. Initially, this option was available only for a small number of creators. With the extension of this monetization method, the company seeks to improve revenues of creators. Users, however, will have [...]