YouTube allows people to discover, watch and share originally-created videos. YouTube provides a forum for people to connect, inform, and inspire others across the globe and acts as a distribution platform for original content creators and advertisers large and small.
By creating an account, users can upload their videos and create their own channels of unique content. YouTube is an easy and convenient service to share promotional and informational content for University units. Content from YouTube can also easily be re-purposed by embedding videos on your website and other social media presences.
Videos uploaded to YouTube must meet their Terms of Service, which prohibits copyrighted and certain offensive materials.
There are also recommended guidelines for helping users choose and upload the best video format possible, with considerations for encoding and aspect ratio. If you have problems uploading content, be sure to check that you are uploading an appropriate format; otherwise, you may need to alter your video for upload.