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YouTube has announced that starting June 26, the option to create Stories on the platform will no longer be available, and that Stories published on the same day will expire seven days after being shared for the first time.
Stories are short videos with a duration of one week and can only be created on mobile devices. These allow content creators to informally connect with their audience wherever they are.
Until now, this format was in beta and available for channels with over 10,000 subscribers, but once your channel reaches this audience, it may take up to 7 days for the feature to appear. I have.
YouTube does not allow the creation of these stories if the content on the channel is made for children or if this audiovisual content application is used through a supervised account.
The company has now announced that the option to create stories will no longer be available as of June 26, 2019, and that articles published on the same day will be valid for the usual seven days, after which week they will disappear. .
YouTube believes that even if the format dies, the other options it offers, such as YouTube Shorts and Community Posts, are “great alternatives that can provide valuable connections and conversations with your audience.” said.
Finally, in a statement, the company expressed its determination to “invest in new and innovative tools” to help content creators grow YouTube’s audience.