YouTube knows that you’re re-sharing the videos you’ve made on YouTube Short — and the company wants you to take credit.
in Post about new features Shared yesterday, a YouTube representative said the company will start adding watermarks to short videos when the creator downloads them. Some content creators create short videos in one app, download their videos, and repost the same clip on other platforms. In the post, YouTube is clear about why the watermarks are added.
“We have added a watermark to the shorts you download so viewers can see the content you share across platforms can be found on YouTube Shorts,” the text read.
All the major short video platforms are fighting for creators and viewers, and other companies have tackled the cross-platform sharing issue in a number of ways. Long-downloaded TikTok videos contain watermarks and creator username, so viewers can easily go to the app to find the original video.
Meanwhile, it’s no secret that many Instagram Reels creators have been reposting TikToks – watermarks and all – rather than creating original content. Last year, Instagram said it You will not promote balls which had the watermark of its competitor. In April, he went even further, saying that he would modify his algorithm to give preference To “Original Content” – Carrot comment for creators to make stuff just for reels.
YouTube was push-up shorts Since it launched the product in 2020. The company Allocate $100 million For content creators making short films, short clips are taking more and more real estate on the YouTube app, including recommendations and a dedicated short films tab.
The Shorts watermark will begin rolling out in the next few weeks on desktop and expanding to mobile devices in the coming months, according to the post. Get your watermark-free downloads sooner!
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