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What will change on Youtube from December 10, 2019?

Very recently, Youtube has published new conditions for using the service.  This is happening because Youtube has changed the service provider to Google LLC.

Youtube lawyers rewrote the “Rules, security and copyright” and “Rules for advertisers” sections - they have become more understandable, but their main points haven’t changed.

In this article, we’ll talk about only the significant changes that may affect users.

  1. Now any video from your channel can be downloaded without any additional extensions. This feature will be useful if you need to delete the video from the channel, and you lost the original version.

  2. The Youtube channel and content removal rules have been updated.   Now the administration will warn you in advance about the intention to delete your video.  A letter will be sent to the user’s email explaining the reasons.  The most popular reasons for deleting a video can be found here.
  3. Now Youtube will report all changes that may affect the user.
  4. Youtube has added age restrictions for different countries.  In countries not listed on the official website, the minimum age for account management is 13 years.

All other changes are exclusively legal in nature - they will not affect users in any way.


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