Google has announced the availability of an expanded partner program YouTube video sharing for the Russian audience. Program members can upload high-quality video (up to the standard Full HD 1080p) with 16:9 aspect ratio, add to the YouTube videos without any restrictions on the length or size of the files, the use of additional design options for channels. In addition, the users participating in the program can earn revenue by displaying advertisements placed inside, on top of or next to the video.
According to Google, in 2011, the number of partners, who earn on YouTube more than $ 1,000 a month, has doubled. At present, the program involves 30 000 partners from 27 countries.