YouTube video hosting began to be marked with special notations of a video of the media, thus informing sources of financing.
How to distinguish
Rollers financed by the state will now be labeled " Entirely or partially government-funded " . They are located above the title of the video.
What is it for?
In this way, YouTube wants to ensure greater transparency of content for the authors of videos, advertisers and viewers. " Our goal - provide users with additional information so that they can better understand the sources of news content that they prefer to watch in YouTube » , - it says in company statement.
However, while the new function appeared only in The USA, but at Soon, YouTube plans to tag videos and at other countries.
Read in Russian: YouTube начал маркировать ролики, профинансированные государством