YouTube for Press

Quickly find the stats and videos you’re looking for, along with guidelines for crediting and broadcasting them.

YouTube essentials

Non-commercial use of YouTube videos in the press

Ownership and credit

YouTube channel owners control the rights to the content displayed on the site. We encourage you to reach out to them directly if you find a video you'd like to display and/or reference. When displaying a YouTube video in a broadcast or webcast, please provide both in-screen and verbal attribution by showing the username or real name of the applicable content owner.

Contacting a YouTube channel owner

Clicking on a YouTube username will take you to the main page of the user's channel. Click on the “About” tab. Most channels put social media links there.

What’s happening at YouTube

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