The YouTube Shorts platform will begin adding watermarks to uploaded videos. Such a measure will help combat reposts of the same content on different sites.
Following the explosion of TikTok, other internet companies have realized that short videos are extremely popular among the younger generation and have come up with alternative solutions. If a viewer spends time watching videos on platforms of different services. He knows that content creators often repost their own creations. For example, many of the videos that appear on Instagram Reels also exist on TikTok.
YouTube has started watermarking shared Shorts videos
According to YouTube developers, the marking was introduced so that viewers could see that the content that the user shares on different platforms can be found on YouTube Shorts. Apparently, in this way the owners of the site intend to promote their own service.
YouTube first introduced the short video format in 2020. The monthly audience of the service reaches 1.5 billion users.
Google has recently started testing a new interesting feature of the video service on YouTube. Those who wish can use a special gesture to change the scale in the videos.
The experimental Pinch to Zoom feature will be available for testing until September 1, 2022. You can zoom in and out by pinching or spreading two fingers on the touch screen. Users of a paid YouTube Premium subscription can take part in testing.
Premium users can activate the feature by tapping their profile photo and clicking “Your Premium Benefits. Then selecting the “Try New Features” section and enabling Pinch to Zoom. It may take some time for this feature to start, but once it is active, you can zoom in eight times. This comes as part of the new features that Google provide to Youtube every once in a while to make the streaming platform even better.