YouTube introduces two new features to increase credible health information videos for India users

YouTube will launch two new features for users in India: A new “Health source information panel” and a “Health content shelf”, which will appear in Hindi and English. 

 

YouTube brings two new features to increase credible health information videos for Indian users. It is bringing two new features to the Indian market, which will focus on promoting accurate and credible health information to users. The “Health source information panel” and a “Health content shelves” will now be available in India in Hindi and English. These features which are already available in the US —are designed to tackle misinformation around health topics and help credible videos stand out. Japan and Brazil are the two other markets where the feature is being rolled out.

“Our mission is to really provide equitable access to high quality, authoritative health information that’s evidence-based, but equally important, it has to be culturally relevant and engaging. This approach reinforces our ongoing efforts to tackle medical misinformation,” Dr Garth Graham, Director and Global Head of Healthcare and Public Health, YouTube.