YouTube Philippines was launched Thursday, which its first localized site in Southeast Asia and the 34th in the world.
Google executives cited the prolific video habits of Filipinos in launching the localized YouTube version as video sharing in the Philippine is one of the highest in the Asean region. To go to YouTube Philippines, just go to www.youtube.com and choose “Philippines” as the location setting at the bottom. So what’s in it for us? You can now earn money with your original videos through the YouTube Partner Program. Prior to the launch, Philippines-based creators who have thousands or millions of views could not monetize their videos because the partner program was not yet available here in the country.