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So fresh and so clean
So fresh and so clean
It’s finally spring! And we’ve got new product announcements as fresh as the season from Google I/O. Plus, with anticipation growing for Vidcon, we take a look at what’s in store for all of us in “What’s next”.
You’ll also find a #CreatorSpotlight just right for all those bearded fellows looking to spruce up their look as well as creators trying to turn their channel into a business. Ready? Let’s go!
 
WHAT’S NEW
New YouTube VR app unveiled
New YouTube VR app unveiled
On May 19th at Google I/O, we announced the new YouTube VR app, which is set to launch later this year. To help make the production of VR content more accessible, we're planning to make cameras available to creators in our Spaces. Get the full picture on our blog.
YouTube Red says g’day to a new audience
YouTube Red and YouTube Music are now available in Australia and New Zealand. This expansion gives creators like you an additional way to earn revenue for the videos you’re already creating.
Bumper ads: the appetizer of video ads
Starting in May, we rolled out a new ad format with mobile in mind: six-second bumper ads. Offering creators a new way to earn money, these ads also keep things short and sweet. If you have monetization enabled for skippable and non-skippable ads, you can benefit from this new format too. Learn how.
 
#CREATORSPOTLIGHT
#CREATORSPOTLIGHT
Our May #CreatorSpotlight, Beardbrand, knows a thing or two about updating a man’s look for springtime. Creator (and beard aficionado) Eric Bandholz combined his YouTube savvy and entrepreneurial prowess to grow his men’s grooming channel into a seven figure retail business. How? Let’s hear the story from Eric himself.
#CreatorSpotlight present up-and-coming creators who are pushing the boundaries of creativity. We’re always looking for creators doing amazing things, so keep uploading and let us know if you want to be featured via Twitter by using #CreatorSpotlight!
Here’s a taste of a few #CreatorSpotlight morsels from May:
  • Prankster Frenchie TV shares his version of the “dads at concerts” genre
  • Chris Fleming gives us a Memorial Day commercial that feels all too real
Same time next month?
— The YouTube team
 
WHAT’S NEXT
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