YouTube Now Offers More In-Depth Analytics, Including Time Watched And Annotations Reporting

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http://techcrunch.com – YouTube just announced a number of updates that will allow video creators to see more in-depth analytics for how users are watching their videos. YouTube’s analytics now, for example, put a stronger emphasis on audience engagement and allow publishers to see an estimate of how many minutes a video was watched in total. Another new feature the company is launching is a beta version of its annotations report. With this, publishers can see a detailed breakdown of click-through rates and close rates for their annotations. According to Google, “annotations are one of the most used featu (IT news)