Social shorts: TikTok’s new ‘Transparency Center,’ VSCO rolls out new video tool, YouTube allows certain coronavirus ads

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YouTube makes an exception for coronavirus ads, Instagram tests new feature for live stream posting

YouTube to allow some coronavirus monetization. YouTube is loosening the reins on its ‘Sensitive Events’ policy to allow monetization of some coronavirus-related videos, Social Media Today reports. The platform is making a special exclusion to allow selected YouTubers to monetize videos that discuss the pandemic. The goal is to make ‘authoritative’ information visible to users while providing ad credits to relevant organizations, like the World Health Organization and the CDC.

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