YouTube Tightens Rules For Brand-Sponsored Videos

Sponsors' brand logos and products are prohibited on graphical video overlays unless the sponsor has an ad deal with YouTube says it regularly sends checks to 15 million creator partners, sharing the wealth from the network’s rapid growth, a 50% year over year increase in viewership for the last three years. But video producers that depend on brand sponsorships for extra revenue are being herded back onto the reservation. Reported first by Digiday, YouTube has amended an advertising policy to prohibit video overlays of sponsor logos and product branding unless the sponsor buys adverti...
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