Watch time rose 25% globally in the first quarter of last year, and YouTube Gaming had a record year

One of YouTube’s goals is to double the number of users who engage with educational content

By David Cohen

21 mins ago

YouTube removed over 500,000 videos for Covid-19 misinformation since last February, CEO Susan Wojcicki said in her letter outlining her 2021 priorities, and the Google-owned video site consulted with more than 85 local health authorities to bring trusted information to viewers, serving up over 400 billion impressions of information panels related to the pandemic.