YouTube handnotes for 2020

Susan Wojcicki and Eugen from The Try Guys sits down on conversation to reflect on the past decade and discuss the new YouTube policy, COPPA and the FTC issues, politics and other issues on the video sharing platform. This includes; demonetization, the algorithm, and the future of YouTube. More Information Eugene Interviews the CEO of YouTube

Susan’s letter to Creators: Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Preserving openness through responsibility Tuesday, August 27, 2019 Dear creators and artists, As I do every quarter, I’d like to pause and reflect on my priorities and how I can help you be successful on YouTube. But rather than our usual update on this quarter’s highlights and lowlights, I want to take a minute to talk about something that is incredibly important to me personally, and the future of this platform: openness and how we balance...

Susan's letter to Creators: April 30, 2019

Addressing creator feedback and an update on my 2019 priorities Tuesday, April 30, 2019 Dear Creators and Artists, It’s hard to believe it’s only April given all that we’ve already witnessed this year. We’ve seen new creative peaks reached by our global creator community, showing even further that you are the heart of YouTube. But we’ve also faced incredible challenges. And given the scale and impact of YouTube, there’s nothing more important than managing our...

Instagram launches IGTV, a potential competitor to YouTube

Instagram was launched in October 2010 exclusively on iOS, followed by an Android version in April 2012. In less than eight years, the photo and video-sharing social networking service has reached 1 billion users worldwide. Announcing the news through a blog post, Kevin Systrom, Co-Founder & CEO, Instagram, wrote, “this is a major accomplishment — so from all of us at Instagram, thank you!” However, it’s not just that. Instagram has also made a feature announcement this week, which the company believes is...

DevTube – Is this A developer's YouTube?

There’s a new resource for developers. Dev.Tube is where you will find YouTube videos from conferences collected by developers for developers. The website already includes 10,000 videos – of which 1289 are flagged as New having been uploaded after its launch. Just as I Programmer looks for news that is going to interest developers and curates it, allowing you to find it by topic, DevTube now does the same for conference videos, providing a Search...

Google launches Measure Matters

The Google Analytics team has launched a video series called Measure Matters that looks at best practices on using Google Analytics with data. While some of the topics sound rather too ‘marketeery’, others have info of interest to developers. The series started in May with a deep dive into Machine Learning. This looked at automated insights within Google Analytics, and how they use machine intelligence to find interesting insights from the many combinations of metrics...

Susan Wojcicki share plans for Youtube Creators

CEO of Youtube, Susan Wojciki o the 4th of December shared her thoughts and plans for YouTube and its Creators. Here is what  she had to say; Dear creators, Every year, I’m reminded of how unique and special our YouTube community is and 2017 is no different. This was a year of amazing growth and innovation, but I wanted to take this opportunity to reflect on what has also been a very tough year for...