You Tube recently launched two amazing opportunities for Pakistanis that includes its Offline feature, which lets people to watch videos for short periods of low or no internet connection and You Tube Partner Program that allows Pakistani You Tube creators to monetize their uploaded content at youtube.com.pk.
YouTube has launched an offline feature for its users in Pakistan as part of a larger initiative to make the video sharing platform easier to enjoy on mobile devices. The new offline feature for the YouTube app lets people make videos available for offline viewing using WiFi on their data plans. Once taken offline, the videos can be viewed without an internet connection for 48 hours, allowing people to enjoy videos during short periods of low or no internet connectivity.
“We are delighted to launch this new offline experience on YouTube with some of the top Pakistani players in entertainment. By making these popular videos available for temporary offline viewing, our partners will help fans connect more easily with their favourite content, while also helping bring more viewers to their videos,” stated Tania Aidrus, Head of Business Development at Google Asia Pacific.
YouTube also announced its launch of the You Tube Partner Program to video creators in Pakistan, allowing them to make money from their original works. A Partner can choose to run ads against their videos. You Tube then splits the revenue generated by those ads, with the majority share going to the Partner. Beyond the opportunity to make money, You tube provides video creators with resources and opportunities to improve their skills, optimize their content for YouTube, and build larger audiences.
“Since we launched YouTube in Pakistan earlier this year, we have seen amazing things from Pakistanis posting their videos on You Tube. The breadth of their talent and creativity is already very impressive, and we hope this program will help bring even more Pakistani talents onto You Tube to share with the world, “said Khuram Jamali, Industry Head at Google Asia Pacific.
To be able to make money from videos, up loaders on You Tube must follow the Community Guidelines and also set up a Google AdSencse account to collect revenue earned from their videos.