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This news item is part of the weekly top 5 news bulletin (from Week 2, Dec 2022) specially packaged for leaders of Nonprofits, Churches, and Faith-based Social Ventures.

YouTube answers policy questions & releases Shorts Thumbnail selection

Two key updates from YouTube last week. One is about YouTube policy and community guidelines. Any news or information that comes from YouTube officially about their policy is something that you should pay attention to if you are working on that platform.This article is written by two people global head of trust and safety and vice president of product management and they talk about various answers to questions related to community guidelines or YouTube policies. There are lots of important details there,like why they have taken certain decisions, how they approach community guidelines, what is the thought behind that and so on.So definitely pass this on to your social media team. The second news is about YouTube shorts. So now YouTube has released a much requested feature which is the ability to select frame on your video as you created as the thumbnail for shorts. So this is now being rolled out on Android platforms. Eventually it will get rolled out on Apple as well.

Here is the full list of the Top 5 News Items from Week 2, December 2022 with source links from Google, Instagram, YouTube, Meta, Uniswap, Web3.

🗞️ News 1: Instagram releases Gen-Z Trend Report 2023 on cultural & social trends 

Source: Instagram

🗞️ News 2: YouTube answers policy questions & releases Shorts Thumbnail selection

Source: YouTube | Google

🗞️ News 3: Meta’s Facebook Dating feature is getting new age-verification tools

Source: Meta

🗞️ News 4: Google adds new ‘Related Topics’ buttons to improve guided search

Source: Google

🗞️ News 5: [Web3] NFTs come to Uniswap + OpenSea pays $1 Billion in royalties

Source: Uniswap | OpenSea

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