YouTube is Getting Better Support for Vertical Video, Among a Slew of New Features

Jason Pratt, a former member of Mayo Clinic's social media team and friend to everyone, gave helpful and entertaining presentations on shooting and editing video for social.

Anyone who heard him will never forget his #1 rule - NO VERTICAL VIDEO! This admonition was always accompanied with visual aids of how terrible vertical video looks on YouTube.

YouTube has big news! It's "unveiling plans for a series of updates over the next few months that will include playback of vertical (and square) video without any unsightly black bars."

Read the story for details, including a few other tweaks to the mobile platform.


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