It’s been a hot second since YouTube introduced Community Posts. That’s not stopping them from testing out a couple of new features to amp things up.
These new features are exciting and so helpful for engaging your audience. But before we dive into the new features, let’s back it up a sec and go over what even is Community Posts.
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This section of YouTube is available under the community tab where ta-da, you’ll find community posts. Community posts are “feed-based updates…which can be accessed on YouTube channels with over 500 subscribers,” reports Social Media Today.
In a blog post, Community Posts are described as a social media style update feed consisting of “polls, GIFs, text, images, and video.” Community Posts is a great feature because it encourages more engagement and interaction outside your typically YouTube video engagement.
Take a look at this video showcasing the Community Tab where you’ll be able to use all the great features community posts provides.
Quizzes & Visual Editing Tools
Now onto the new updates! Quizzes is a feature being added to community posts. YouTube has not published a document outlining the specific feature but YouTube’s Creator Insider channel posted a video outlining the specific goals of the feature.
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Here’s a snippet from the video:
“Quizzes introduce a new, interactive way for creators to engage with viewers, and in cases of educational channels, help them learn. We’re beginning to test the quizzes beta with a small number of creators and will look to expand in the future based on feedback.”
Everyone loves visuals so you’ll be glad to hear that there’s new additions added to the visual editing tools. Making interactions and engagements between users better!