More YouTube News You Can Use. Will YouTube ban AI voices?

Today on Video Marketing Madness – More YouTube News You Can Use. Will YouTube ban AI voices? Listen in!

There is a new AI technology from YouTube that makes videos. Ray has yet to get his hands on it. What’s more, there’s a rumor YouTube will ban AI voices. We doubt that will happen, but if you use AI voices, be sure to vary them.

Google makes it easier to buy YouTube reservation ads – https://searchengineland.com/google-easier-youtube-reservation-ads-435856

X launches its ChatGPT rival: Grok – https://searchengineland.com/x-officially-launches-its-chatgpt-rival-grok-435584

Google announces April 2024 shutdown date for Google Podcasts – https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2023/12/google-podcasts-dies-april-2024-youtube-music-migration-tool-goes-live/
Migrate your Google Podcasts to YouTube Music using this link – https://music.youtube.com/transfer_podcasts

YouTube adds more formats for Video Reach Campaigns – https://searchengineland.com/youtube-formats-video-reach-campaigns-435739

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YouTube Updates

Today on Video Marketing Madness – YouTube Updates. Ray and Steve go through everything that is new with YouTube

The biggie is that YouTube might require you to check a box indicating whether a video is AI-generated. We don’t know what will be considered AI-generated.

There is a new filter in Analytics – New Views and Returning Viewers.

YouTube is deliberately ‘suboptimal’ for people using ad blockers: https://searchengineland.com/youtube-suboptimal-ad-blockers-434973

Google is updating its Video publisher policy: https://searchengineland.com/google-updating-video-publisher-policy-435032

YouTube steps up roll out of Shorts ads: https://searchengineland.com/youtube-roll-out-shorts-ads-435064

YouTube updates Product Drops tool for enhanced accessibility and control: https://searchengineland.com/youtube-updates-product-drops-tool-for-enhanced-accessibility-and-control-435222

Today’s episode is made possible by Movo! Get great microphones, stands, and lights for your videos at http://www.rayslinks.com/movo

Check out Steve’s YouTube channel – “Steve Sleeper Trains” https://www.youtube.com/c/SteveSleeperTrains