Ads Friendly Guidelines – Barbara’s Take

Ever get that yellow Monetization icon and wonder – What’s up with that? I worked so hard on this video only to find out it’s not advertiser friendly?!

Would have been more useful to know upfront, #amirite?

In this video, I dive into the grey areas of YouTube’s Advertiser-Friendly Guidelines and get all of the details.

Ads Friendly Guidelines:

Community Guidelines:


😊 More on Barbara
You may remember Barbara from her interview with ONE_shot_GURL:

Barbara is a Product Manager at YouTube working on Paid Digital Goods (ie. making creators like you more money!). In her spare time, she has a live gaming channel at


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