YouTube has announced the launch of new local versions in the Adriatics, Baltics, Bulgaria, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Belarus.
This brings the total number of versions of the the online video sharing giant worldwide to 85, enalbing users to discover local creators and content.
“Local versions of YouTube are good news for creators, too,” says YouTube in a blog post. 2It opens up the opportunity for creators to become a partner, earn money from their channels, and gain access to tools and resources that can help them make the most of YouTube. Creators can access online lessons via the YouTube Creator Academy to get started and learn best practices, and the Creator Community gives creators a place to meet each other, find collaborations, and more.”
More than 80 percent of YouTube’s billions of daily views already come from fans in countries outside the US.