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YouTube Partnerships Bi-Weekly Product Bulletin - Sep-5



Must Know-

New CMS Uploads Tab [Aug-29]

The CMS development team released a new version of the Uploads tab to all users as part of the ongoing effort to improve certain features of the platform. The new version of the tab features functionality upgrades that should make partners' experience with managing their videos much easier and simpler. The new filters, in particular, will ease some of the management processes for partners with many channels and uploads.

Must Know-

TrueView Instream Video Ads Launched on YouTube Android Mobile App [Sep-1]

Today, most of us watch video on our smartphones and tablets, as well as our PCs - we watch videos when we’re out with friends, while waiting in line, or riding the bus home. We’ve rolled out a number of specific mobile ad formats on YouTube over the past year, making it easier for advertisers to reach people with great ads and content creators to monetize mobile views. Now we’re extending this further by launching TrueView In-stream video ads on the YouTube Android mobile app.

More Information: http://googlemobileads.blogspot.com/2012/08/trueview-video-ads-now-on-mobile-devices.html

For Your Info-

Use Google+ profile name on YouTube [Aug-29]

Partners who have Google+ Profiles on the same Google Account as their Channel can use their Google+ Profile name on YouTube. Note that this does not yet work for Google+ Pages, which can have the name of a band, show, or organization.

More Information: http://youtubecreator.blogspot.fr/2012/08/want-to-use-your-full-name-on-youtube.html


For Your Info-

YouTube Analytics Viewcount Outage - Backfill Complete

We have completed the backfill in YouTube Analytics for the views outage on July 18th - 23rd (with exception of the 21st where views were not affected), and are still backfilling uniques for that time period (expected completion by next week).