No, it doesn’t count. The following types of watch hours listed below will not be counted towards your eligibility for monetization.
Do unlisted videos get copyright?
“Unlisted videos are treated just like any other YouTube video on YouTube and are subject to the same Community Guidelines and DMCA complaint procedures. We do not allow users with any Community Guidelines or copyright strikes against their accounts to upload unlisted videos.”
Do unlisted videos show up subscriptions?
YouTube’s unlisted video setting is somewhat of a cross between private and public. Unlisted videos are invisible in search results, subscriber feeds, suggestions, and user video tabs.
Does unlisted videos get monetized?
Unlisted videos can only be watched if certain people have the link. If you’re trying to monetize your channel, unlisted and private videos aren’t very helpful. Make sure videos that need to be public are, in fact, set to public. That’ll help you reach 4,000 hours and apply to the YPP.
Do unlisted videos hurt channel?
If I upload a video as unlisted and later flip it to public – will that hurt my video’s performance? No.
Will YouTube take down private videos?
Does YouTube watch unlisted videos?
Unlisted videos on YouTube can be viewed and shared by anyone with the link to that particular clip, but they don’t show up in search results or other tabs.
Can people see unlisted videos on your channel?
Unlisted videos and playlists can be seen and shared by anyone with the link. Your unlisted videos won’t appear in the Videos tab of your channel homepage. They won’t show up in YouTube’s search results unless someone adds your unlisted video to a public playlist. You can share an unlisted video’s URL.
Do unlisted videos show up in playlists?
As a reminder, Unlisted videos and playlists can be seen and shared by anyone with the link. Unlisted videos won’t appear to others who visit the “Videos” tab of your channel page and shouldn’t show up in YouTube’s search results unless someone adds an Unlisted video to a Public playlist. However, they are not Private.
Do you count unlisted videos as views on YouTube?
They are not found publicly on YouTube and can be accessed only when someone shares a link to them. They do not affect the popularity of a channel much. Therefore, no, unlisted and even private videos do not count towards the channel video views. Only the ones that are currently public will count towards the numbers.
What happens to my views when I delete a video?
The views from deleted videos are removed from both. Analytics will still include views from unlisted, private and deleted videos. However, with deleted videos it may not display the name of the deleted video and may display the video ID instead.
What’s the difference between public and unlisted YouTube videos?
Unlisted videos, on the other hand, are semi –private. They are not found publicly on YouTube and can be accessed only when someone shares a link to them. They do not affect the popularity of a channel much.