Posts Tagged: annotations

Say Goodbye To YouTube Annotations


Effective today, May 2nd, YouTube has turned off the ability to add or edit annotations. Moving forward, users will only being able to delete existing annotations and any others that remain will continue to display on desktop computers. Annotations editor was launched back in 2008, before the world went truly mobile. A lot has changed since then and now that… Read more »

Easily Customize All Your Videos with YouTube End Screens


Every YouTube channel’s quest: to keep viewers watching more and more of their content. But how do you achieve this goal? There are endless tricks and methods that creators and channels use to keep their audience within their channel’s ecosystem, whether that’s through playlisting, cross-video promotion or the trusted end card. These all help keep viewers with… Read more »

Engage Your Fans Through YouTube Poll Cards


It’s been a while since YouTube rolled out its Cards feature — the mobile-friendly evolution of annotations — which has proved to be a powerful tool to increase engagement and click-through rates. In the past, you could choose between four types of cards: Video or Playlist, Channel, Donation and Link (which includes both Merch and Associated Website) — check… Read more »

Shop ‘Till You Drop with YouTube Shoppable Ads


To successfully sell a product, you’ve got to make your pitch at the right time or risk losing your consumer’s interest. YouTube understands that reality and is now helping advertisers and content owners take advantage of those make-or-break moments by introducing shoppable ads into the platform. Shoppable ads are mobile-optimized “card”-based annotations that appear when a viewer watches a… Read more »