YouTube Kids is a filtered version of YouTube. YouTube built the app for parents to let their kids watch family-friendly content. The app uses a mix of automated filters, user feedback, and human review (read: human eyes) to determine which videos are appropriate for the YouTube Kids app.
The human element is critical to keeping content kid-friendly and safe.
We've often been asked how I upload my videos to YouTube Kids. We have the answers, more or less. . . As a digital marketing companyWe help customers get online.And we learned a lot in the process.
It's really one of the simplest:with great content for the whole family!
Ok, this article is a bit long because yes, there are details to get into YouTube Kids! There are some optimization tips that we have covered in this article.
One thing stays true to the success of YouTube Kids: the fundamentals of great content are 100% the backbone of getting your video out on YouTube Kids.
Learn more about marketing on Youtube →
In this article, we answer some of the frequently asked questions about You Tube Kids:
How do I sign up for YouTube Kids?
How do I post videos on YouTube for kids?
How do I get my YouTube videos on the YouTube Kids app?
What kind of YouTube content is Made for Kids?
How do I create videos/content suitable for YouTube Kids?
How does YouTube display content for YOUTUBE KIDS?
How can my channel be considered for YouTube Kids?
How do I make my video searchable for YouTube Kids? (It's a summary of YouTube blog posts for kids.)
CONTINUE READING . . . But be prepared - it's no secret, but the answer isNOWhat did you expect!
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
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FAQ: Frequently asked questions about signing up for YouTube Kids
Q: How do I sign up for YouTube Kids?
You need to create content that "qualifies" and create a channel that manages qualifying content.
✔︎ There is no application process.
✔︎ No secret URL to upload
✔︎ No approval process
✔︎ You MUST upload kid-friendly content and have kid-safe videos on your channel.
✔︎Videos need to be properly optimized using keywords to get found in Popular Search, Suggested Search, and Google (oh yeah!).
Q: How do I post videos for kids on YouTube?
If you would like a channel to be featured in the YouTube kids app, your entire channel must be dedicated to KIDS CONTENT**.
**NOTE: You can regularly upload child-safe videos and eventually be approved by YouTube for kids.
But even ifa videohas more than 18 pieces of content - which may contain a bad word or an inappropriate song or gesture - you tube kids will not show your channel.
Learn more in our post aboutEligibility requirements for YouTube Kids videos and a little more about the community guidelines for accessing YouTube Kids.
Q: This is mostly about technical questions about how YouTube works. How can I find out more or can I get you to do it?
We work with clients the way they want us to. We offer YouTube marketing services to make your channel work for you!
For DIY YouTubers, we offer consulting to help you edit your YouTube channel efficiently (don't waste time, we'll show you how to do it right). Or we can take over the process for you.
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Why do we need the YouTube Kids app?
Joanne digs deeper and provides more information about YouTube's algorithm - and why the proposed video really is the big COPPA problem.
What do cricket and basketball have to do with YouTube kids?Watch the video to find out.
Learn more about how the suggested videos work "below" and why we CANNOT show your videos to children.
Q: How do I get my YouTube videos on the YouTube Kids app?
✔︎ Make your channel DEDICATED for Create Kids YouTube Channel // with videos ONLY for kids.
✔︎ You MUST create content that "qualifies" and create a channel that manages qualifying content.
Definition: From a "YouTube channel": "Channel" is the TV language in which your video is broadcast on the Internet. YouTube is a channel service with content created by YOU! Your YouTube channel is also your YouTube page. You create your YouTube channel in your YouTube account).
Learn moredigital terms and definitions in our Digital Terms for Dummies post here (as well as the book series).
UsDID NOT SAIDYou must have HIGH QUALITY VIDEOS,not youI need it.
✔︎ We weren't talking about quality content. THINK with Google, a global survey, found that high video quality ranks low in viewers' decisions.
In a recent THINK with Google study, viewers ofaround the worldsaid they watch YouTube for a variety of reasons. High quality video was only ONE category - and not even in the top 10. So don't worry about shaky camera lenses, bad video focus, bad video sound. VISITORS DO NOT CARE.
✔︎Instead, post great content that inspires other people.
Below we've compiled a list of the types of videos people want to see on YouTube and YouTube Kids.
✔︎We help your YouTube channel appear in suggested video results. When YouTube viewers binge-watch -> your channel's videos appear in their list! (Oh yeah!!)
What kind of videos do people want to see on Youtube and Youtube Kids?
Q: What types of videos do viewers want to watch on YouTube and YouTube Kids?
Here's a short list of what people want to watch on YouTube and YouTube Kids. Need video content ideas? Come on —>
✔︎ Create videos that help people relax and unwind
✔︎ Videos to teach me something new
✔︎ Create videos to learn a new hobby
✔︎ Video content that makes me laugh and funny videos
✔︎ inspirational videos
✔︎ Videos about my passion
✔︎ Look at things that allow me to deepen my interests
✔︎ Videos to teach people and children to do things better
✔︎ Videos to help viewers forget the world around me
✔︎ Videos that keep viewers in the loop
✔︎ Videos that help me be efficient
✔︎ Make videos easy to watch anywhere
✔︎ address social issues around me
✔︎ Videos that help children choose the right behavior and make good decisions
✔︎ that don't require your full attention (think background noise)
✔︎ nostalgic videos that take me to another moment of my life
✔︎ Videos with a sure instinct for trends and the pulse of culture
✔︎ think globally! Videos that people in ANY country would enjoy. Translate the content into their language
✔︎ I feel part of a community - neighbors here at home or abroad
✔︎ Videos you love and others will love
Still stuck? We can tell you about popular YouTube content and show you how to make the most of the videos you already own. Micro-content and thematic content - let's get started —>
Q: What kind of video content is made for kids? What kind of content should I create for YouTube kids?
You Tube has a clear description of what content is for kids. You can know morehere to help you "Determine if your content is made for children".
Step-by-step process (more or less) to create YouTube Kids videos
Create or run an existing YouTube channel for child-safe videos. In this example, my channel name is: "Joannes Channel"
In Canal da Joana we have added safe content for children. ONLY content that would be safe for children. That's how (we think) YouTube knows that this channel is following the rules for child-safe videos.
After you upload your video to YouTube, we'll tell YouTube that it's a kid's video. In the video editor > Public > "Is this video made for children? (mandatory)"
You Tube needs to know if this content is safe for children.
IF YOU COMPLY WITH KIDS CONTENT, click Yes. it's made for kids! "
That click (we think) adds your video"Suggestion to review YouTube content (go to explanation)"content approved for you tube kids.
“Regardless of your location, you have a legal obligation to comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and other laws. You must tell us if your videos are made for children."
Q: How do I create videos/content for kids that are suitable for YouTube Kids? How do I post videos on YouTube for kids? How do I post videos to YouTube Kids?
You still can't "subscribe" or link to videos or share videos or post videos or upload videos to YouTube Kids (wah wah wah). ButContinue reading . . .The journey of the YouTube Kids app doesn't end here.
Just because you can't "upload or post videos to YouTube Kids," there are several strategies to help creators and creators create quality content for the YouTube Kids app.
Ofcan create video contentWasmay be eligiblefor YouTube Kids.
Don't worry, we co-wrote an articleGreat tips on how to get your video on YouTube Kids with TOP TIPS for video search optimization.
After reading this you will become a video creation expert.
Q: How does YouTube display video content for YOUTUBE KIDS? Can I share videos on YouTube for kids? Can I upload videos to YouTube Kids?
The basics of screening YouTube content for YouTube kids involves two steps.
Using a formula (algorithm) that tracks various factors such as comments, duration of views, etc. It is
YouTube takes some proprietary steps to generate content for YouTube Kids.
At the end of the process we are sure that the human eye is part.
We are confident that the Community Guidelines allow viewers (multiple people) to report content that would not be appropriate for YouTube Kids.
We're also pretty sure the team at Google is keeping an eye on YouTube Kids. They conduct regular content reviews and report community concerns.
Q: How does YOUTUBE select videos to be featured on YouTube Kids? Can you make YouTube videos on YouTube Kids? How do I post videos to YouTube Kids?
Learn more about how YouTube curates content for the YouTube Kids app. There is no video upload for kids from YouTube. Instead, if your video has good keywords and kid-friendly search terms, YouTube:
STEP ONE: (We think) Algorithmically filtered to be kid-friendly.
STEP TWO: (We think) With a team manually testing videos for quality control, YouTube takes a second – HUMAN – step toward curation.
STEP THREE: (we believe there is a compensation process). As a result, although content is filtered and scanned by humans and machines, there may be a slight delay between when content first appears on YouTube and when it is made available in the YouTube Kids app.
But there is hope! Your channel and ALL content on it may be considered for YouTube Kids!
Q: How do I add my channel to YouTube Kids? Can you create a YouTube channel for kids on YouTube? How do I add my YouTube channel to YouTube Kids?
YOUR CHANNEL AND ITS CONTENT MAY BE CONSIDERED FOR YOUTUBE KIDS
Yes, your video content can be included in the YouTube Kids app as long as you follow the guidelines and your content is appropriate for the app.
Q: Hey Joanne, how do you know all this about YouTube?
We know because YouTube said so. As their YouTube Marketing Manager, I keep up to date with YouTube trends, research, and data they release about YouTube and YouTubers.
We work with big brands featured on Youtube Kids. We work with creators who monetize their channel.
But here's a little something from YouTube:
So that a channel or video can be included in theYouTube Kids-App, the content should be suitable for the whole family. To qualify for the app, create videos that generate positive interest, promote development and education, and inspire families to engage with each other and the real world.
Q: How do I make my video searchable for YouTube Kids?
Let's look at some ways you can make your video searchable so it can be found on YouTube Kids.Learn more about how YouTube channel videos should be displayed
// MEET ARTICLES FOR YOUTUBE KIDS //
Here you will find many more blog posts on the subject of YouTube marketing.
stay greatMarketing Services for YouTube Channels- You are here!
There is an explanatory post for thisHow to subscribe to YouTubeKids with great content.
We have a short YouTube article for the full list of YouTube program policies for children andlike “Get your video on YouTube Kids with the BEST TIPS for optimizing video search.“(Video) Video SEO 4 More Great Tips to get on 📲Youtube Kids TIPS 👨👩👧👦 ep 7 // Joanne Klee Marketing
a little bit more about it"YouTube Video Qualification for YouTube Kids" and every channel is here.
Also a bonus post aboutHow YouTube's monetization policies have changed. (That's why a lot of people are on YouTube, right? ALSO Make $ome Moolah.
What is COPAA and why should I care?COPPA regulations and Youtube Kids App - not a big deal
We hope these tips help you get started with YouTube Kids, but there's no guarantee* they'll be featured.
* DISCLOSURE: NO WARRANTIES. A little disclosure here, there is no guarantee that you will be able to get your content on YouTube Kids. Following our tips for publishing YouTube Kids video content here in this article, or even following the YouTube guide DOES NOT GUARANTEE that your specific content will appear on YouTube Kids.
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We didn't leave you alone, we found the answers you need including HOW TO GET your videos on YouTube Kids!
YouTube is a community platform and makes it easy to publish content. With a few sensible tips and guidelines, your videos could appear in the YouTube Kids app. Who wouldn't want all these repeated views of the little ones in the world! Despite YouTube's new monetization policies, these views are increasing!
The following specific YouTube Kids search optimization ideas listed here will give you a better chance of appearing on the YouTube channel for kids and tips to help viewers easily find and enjoy your content on the app. Chance” to appear on YouTube Kids. Why? Read the part above about how YouTube organizes content.We cannot GUARANTEE access to the app. Read the disclosure!
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