Friday, 9 December 2011
YouTube Launches in Nigeria
YouTube, a platform where anyone with a video camera and an internet connection can share their life, art and voice with the world has announced the launch of YouTube in Nigeria, showcasing the best and brightest local talent.
has announce a local interface, www.youtube.com.ng in a bid to promotes content that is relevant to Nigerians.
Patrick Walker, YouTube’s Senior Director, Content Partnerships, for Europe, Middle East and Africa affirmed: “With over 3 billion views a day, YouTube is the world’s largest audience, and a mode of communication that allows everyone’s voice to be heard. Nigerians are passionate about music, entertainment and many other genres that YouTube offers. By launching YouTube locally, we help people to find the most popular videos in Nigeria, along with those that are rising in popularity”.
YouTube Nigeria makes it easier for Nigerian users to find and view the videos most relevant to them. Content uploaded by Nigerian users will show up as “browse pages” on the YouTube Nigeria site, creating a new virtual space for the national community and giving Nigerians the opportunity to increase their exposure online.
Content uploaded by Nigerian users will show up as "browse pages" on the YouTube Nigeria site, creating a virtual space for the national community and giving Nigerians the opportunity to increase their exposure online.