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Minimum age according to YouTube
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What is YouTube?

YouTube is a user-generated video sharing platform that allows people to discover, watch and share videos. You can create your own channel and subscribe to the channels of other people or organisations. Viewers can rate, comment on and share videos or add them to playlists. Many people use YouTube for video blogging or vlogging. YouTube can also be used to live stream, which is video that is simultaneously broadcast and recorded in real time.


Apps: Android app, Apple iOS app

How do people use YouTube?

Learn more about the benefits and risks associated with how people use video sharing services like YouTube.

YouTube is used for: content sharing, live streaming, messaging/online chat, photo/video sharing and screen capture.

YouTube Premium, a paid version of YouTube, and YouTube Kids are also available.

How can you report abuse or inappropriate content or ask for content to be removed?

How can you protect your personal information?

Key safety links

Last updated: 01/03/2024