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YouTube passes 2 bln viewers, opens up Originals to all

Friday 3 May 2019 | 14:48 CET | News
YouTube has confirmed that it will start making all its original productions available free, with ads. Previously some YouTube Originals required a subscription to YouTube Premium to gain access. The company made the announcement at its Brandcast presentation in New York, where it outlined its content strategy and new services for advertisers.

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Companies: Google / YouTube
Countries: United States / World
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