YouTube enables monetization for Pakistan

Google owned YouTube is one of the most famous video sharing/ social media platform across the globe.

After its absence from Pakistan, YouTube entered Pakistani market in January this year, and till than buzz about Google’s physical presence in the country was making rounds.

Recently, the news about Google launching YouTube officially in Pakistan with an organized event was all around.

“Pakistan’s first ever YouTube Launch Event for an evening of learning from the top YouTube content creators and brand builders. Discover powerful new opportunities to engage your audience, express your story and invite people to participate with your brand across Google and YouTube,” reads a statement on the event’s page.

Now the sources up tell that YouTube has finally enabled monetization for Pakistan.

It will be relevant to mention here that before it Pakistani users were not allowed to get an account for monetization purpose, though now on wards entrepreneurs, social media stars can earn simply by connecting their adsense account with their YouTube accounts.

It will be worth mentioning here that celebrities across the globe earn heft amount from creating and uploading videos on YouTube after enabling their monetization account.

YouTube is now unblocked in Pakistan

After a ban of over 3.5 years of YouTube in Pakistan, the authorities have made a big buzz for the It enthusiasts of the country. As in the latest move, Pakistan Telecommunication (PTA) have directed Internet Service Providers to open access of You Tube in Pakistan.

Here it should be kept mentioned that the largest video sharing website was blocked in Pakistan over presence of blasphemous content on it. At that Pakistani government asked the YouTube authorities to block the such kind of hatred or blasphemous content in Pakistan and continue your services. But this all didn’t worked well. Consequently, whole of the site was blocked for viewership in Pakistan.

Since the ban on one of the most watched site globally, people used secure (https) protocols or VPN/proxies to make their access to the site. But on Jan 12, the The Giant Google, who also owns YouTube, initiated localized version of the site (YouTube) specifically for viewership in Pakistan.

Several days back the PTA higher-ups also informed Supreme Court about the Google support to make YouTube accessible in Pakistan. As the blasphemous content is also blocked in Pakistan by the Google and the official notification of allowing access of YouTube in Pakistan have also been welcomed by the ISP’s and so far several of them have opened YouTube in Pakistan.

Although, blocking the blasphemous content was the first demand of the Pakistani government but it wasn’t seriously pulled of by the YouTube management and now after getting it set by the site’s authority, PTA and other stake holders asked to resume the services of this video portal in Pakistan.

The petition regarding unbanning of YouTube was upheld by the Barrister Zafarullah Khan. In which the PTA authorities also backed the unblocking of the video sharing site in Pakistan as all the concern of Pakistan Government are eradicated by the YouTube management.

Following the official order of the PTA, PTCL has also restored YouTube services in Pakistan.

PTCL

The latest move will surely be interpreted as the good gesture not only for the techies, as this easy-to-use video portal is the top priority of people from all group ages and have every of the useful content, which is required by one.

YouTube ‘Alexa Rank'(Worldwide): 3

How to Open Blocked Sites & Unblock YouTube Access in Pakistan

Due to illegal and controversial religious materials many countries have banned the YouTube and other sites in their region. On the other hand, students have suffered a lot due to ban on YouTube. As the YouTube is the leading source of many educational lectures and tutorials and many students around the world have learned a lot via YouTube. Below are the two methods via which you can access to block sites without any cost. Both methods are useful for the internet users of Pakistan, US, UK, Canada, India, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Oman, UAE, Dubai, Kuwait, etc.

Method 1 (Use online proxy websites):

Unblock restricted sites by online proxy sites that are given below. All you need is just to insert the URL or Web Address of blocked site like “www.youtube.com” or “www.facebook.com”.

  1. 12345proxy.pk
  2. hiload.org
  3. speedyproxy.co.uk
  4. goproxing.com
  5. unblockyoutube.org
  6. proxfree.com
  7. vidproxy.com
  8. sslunblocker.com

Method (Use Software)

Using software for accessing blocked site is also very useful. The benefit of using software is that you have no need to access individual site. Just use the software and access to any site by typing the URL or Web Address of the site in Web Browser in normal way.

  1. Zen Mate

It is an extension for all Web Browsers. Just install the extension make a two step free account and access to all blocked site. Click for your browser Chrome, Mozilla, Opera, Internet Explorer. (Open that browser for which you are installing).

  1. Hotspot Shield
  2. Cyber Ghost
  3. Expat Shield
  4. Ultra Surf