YouTube has introduced UPI as a new mode of payment on its platform. The new feature will make it easier for YouTube users to transact on video-sharing platforms such as SuperChat, subscriptions, movie rentals and more. Those paying on YouTube already have the option of using credit and debit cards. Now, they can easily complete transactions from their bank accounts using their UPI ID. Users can use the new option to pay for both YouTube Premium and YouTube Music Subscription.
YouTube has announced that all UPI app users can now use the new UPI payment options. They can “buy a monthly or quarterly prepaid subscription to YouTube Premium and YouTube Music Premium, buy and rent their favorite movies, as well as join and support their favorite YouTube creators, such as SuperChat and channel subscriptions Can pay for the facilities. “
Although YouTube has added UPI as a new payment method for those who want to subscribe to YouTube Premium, those who want to watch YouTube original shows, at least from time to time, have a premium subscription to the show There is no need to receive. The alphabet-owned company recently made about a dozen of its original shows available for free to all. The list of shows includes Escape the Night, Step Up: High Water and Impulse among others. Free access to the original – previously only available to premium customers – was made available on 8 April, and will remain for a limited period only.
Separately, YouTube is reportedly working on a ticketlock-like feature called Shorts. Its feed will include short videos created by users – a format made popular by TikTok. Google has a large list of licensed music and songs that can be used by creators to create content.