YouTube Direct, a weapon for videoblogger


DESPITE A PC WORLD BLOGGER said that YouTube Direct was not good enough for bloggers and citizen journalists (but useful for mainstream media), I think it’s a really good feature to invite your readers uploading their videos into your site directly. Worth trying.

YouTube Direct’s key features include:

  • Built on the YouTube API, this 100% open-source solution provides you with an easily-integrated audience engagement platform for your website
  • The customizable interface allows you to tailor the look and feel of the tool precisely to your audience
  • Visitors can answer your call for content by uploading their videos to YouTube via your site without leaving the page
  • A moderation panel enables your editors to review and approve/reject all submitted videos, deciding which ones meet your organization’s editorial criteria
  • All videos approved by your editors include a link back to your site when viewed on YouTube


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