YouTube Review

YouTube (youtube.com) is an extremely popular movies, video & tv service which competes against brands like CBS All Access, Amazon Prime Video and NBC Sports. Compared to its peers, YouTube ranks as one of the top-performing brands in its category, with an overall ranking of #10 out of 103 total brands.

While anyone can post reviews of YouTube on Knoji, our own team of editors also does research to answer questions and provide ratings for this brand. So far, our team has spent roughly 60 hours researching and reviewing the top 103 movies, video & tv services based on 250 data points such as military discount policies, and (see the full criteria list).

  • Free to use: Is each service free? Does I have to pay to use each service?
  • Website security & privacy: Is each service a secure website? Does they respect users' privacy? Does each service have a valid privacy policy? Is their website secure?
  • Free trials: Does each service have a free trial period? Can I try each service for free?
  • Money-back guarantee: Does each service have a money-back guarantee? Can I get my money back if I'm not satisfied with my each service purchase?
  • Price transparency: How much does each service cost? Does they offer a pricing chart? Does each service publish a price chart? How much does each service cost?
  • Free returns & exchanges: Does each service offer free returns? What's their exchange policy? Does each service offer free returns & exchanges?
  • Price matching: Does each service price match? each service price matching?
  • Official coupons page: Does each service have an official coupons page? Does each service maintain its own coupon page?
  • Sales events: Does each service ever have sales or promotional events? How often does each service have sales events?
  • Student discounts: Does each service have a student discount? each service student discount?
  • Military discounts: Does each service offer a military discount? each service military discount?
  • Senior discounts: each service senior discount? Does each service have a senior discount policy?
  • Birthday discounts: each service birthday discount? Does each service give birthday discounts?
  • International shipping: Does each service ship internationally? each service international shipping?
  • Loyalty programs: each service loyalty or rewards program? Does each service offer a loyalty or rewards program?
  • Gift cards: Does each service offer gift cards? Does each service accept gift cards or e-gift cards?
  • Affiliate programs: each service affiliate program? Does each service offer an affiliate program?
  • Apple Pay: Does each service accept Apple Pay? each service Apple Pay support?
  • Competitor coupons: Does each service accept competitors' coupons? Does each service take competitor coupons?
  • Coupon stacking: Does each service support coupon stacking? each service coupon stacking?
  • PayPal: Does each service accept PayPal? each service PayPal support?
  • Google Pay: Does each service accept Google Pay? each service Google Pay?
  • Mobile apps: Does each service offer a mobile app for iPhone, iPad, or Android? Does each service have an iPhone app or Android app? Does they have an iPad app?
  • Social media pages: each service social media pages? List of each service's social media pages?
  • Debit & prepaid cards: each service debit card support? Does each service take debit cards?
  • Promo codes: Does each service ever offer promo codes? Does each service's website support discount codes?
  • Affirm financing: Does each service accept Affirm financing? each service Affirm financing support?
  • Afterpay financing: Does each service accept Afterpay financing? Does each service take Afterpay financing?
  • Bread financing: Does each service accept Bread financing? Does each service offer Bread as a financing option?
  • Klarna financing: Does each service accept Klarna financing? Does each service take Klarna for financing?
  • Contact information: How does I contact each service? How to contact each service?
  • Teacher discounts: Does each service give discounts to teachers and educators? each service teacher discount?
  • Price point: How expensive is each service? How much does each service cost vs. competitors?
  • Black Friday sales: Where is each service's official Black Friday deals page this year? Where is each service's Black Friday Ads page?
  • Cyber Monday sales: Where is each service's Cyber Monday ad this year? Does each service have an official Cyber Monday page?
  • Ethical practices: Is each service considered an ethical brand? Does each service use ethical practices?
  • Amazon Pay: Does each service accept Amazon Pay? Does each service take Amazon Pay?
  • Sezzle financing: Does each service accept Sezzle financing? Does each service support Sezzle financing?
  • QuadPay financing: Does each service accept QuadPay financing? Does each service take QuadPay?
  • AARP discounts: Does each service offer discounts to AARP members? Does each service have an AARP discount policy?

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About YouTube

YouTube is a large company operating the e-commerce site youtube.com. YouTube sells its products and services in the movies, video & tv industry. YouTube is a less active brand when it comes to discounting and offering coupons. YouTube has good ratings among shoppers on Knoji, with 35 ratings and an average rating of 3.5 stars. YouTube scores very well compared to other brands in the movies, video & tv industry, providing 10 e-commerce features to better serve its customers.

YouTube's Features Scorecard

Shipping & Returns Policies
Free Returns & Exchanges:
TBD
International Shipping:
No
Payment Options
Debit & Prepaid Cards:
Unlikely
PayPal:
Unlikely
It appears that YouTube may not accept PayPal currently. YouTube PayPal support >>
Apple Pay:
Unlikely
It appears that YouTube may not accept Apple Pay currently. YouTube Apple Pay support >>
Amazon Pay:
Unlikely
It appears that YouTube may not accept Amazon Pay currently. Youtube.com Amazon Pay >>
Google Pay:
TBD
It appears that YouTube may not accept Google Pay currently. Youtube.com Google Pay >>
Pricing & Discount Policies
Promo Codes:
Yes
YouTube supports a promo code box on their website. Check the YouTube promo codes page for the latest coupon codes from YouTube. YouTube promo codes >>
Sales Events:
Unlikely
It appears that YouTube may not offer sales events currently. YouTube sales events >>
Black Friday Sales:
Yes
YouTube offers Black Friday sales for qualifying orders and customers, according to their Black Friday sales policies. See policies and program details on their Black Friday promotions page. Youtube.com Black Friday sales >>
Military Discounts:
Unlikely
Cyber Monday Sales:
Yes
YouTube offers Cyber Monday sales for qualifying orders and customers, according to their Cyber Monday sales policies. See policies and program details on their Cyber Monday page page. YouTube Cyber Monday sales >>
Official Coupons Page:
Unlikely
It appears that YouTube may not offer official coupons page currently. Youtube.com official coupons page >>
Student Discounts:
Yes
YouTube runs a student discount program for current students. Save up to 40% on YouTube through their student discount program. Program details are available on their student discounts page. YouTube student discounts >>
Price Matching:
Unlikely
It appears that YouTube may not offer price matching currently. YouTube price matching >>
Senior Discounts:
Unlikely
Birthday Discounts:
Unlikely
It appears that YouTube may not offer birthday discounts currently. Youtube.com birthday discounts >>
Competitor Coupons:
Unlikely
It appears that YouTube may not accept competitor coupons currently. Youtube.com competitor coupons >>
AARP Discounts:
Unlikely
It appears that YouTube may not offer AARP discounts currently. YouTube AARP discounts >>
Coupon Stacking:
Unlikely
It appears that YouTube may not allow coupon stacking currently. Youtube.com coupon stacking >>
Customer Service Features
Contact Information:
Yes
YouTube offers contact information for qualifying orders and customers, according to their contact information policies. See policies and program details on their contact information availability page. Youtube.com contact information availability >>
Money-back Guarantee:
Unlikely
It appears that YouTube may not offer money-back guarantee currently. YouTube money-back guarantee >>
Gift Cards:
No
It appears that YouTube may not offer gift cards currently. YouTube gift card support >>
Loyalty Programs:
Unlikely
It appears that YouTube may not offer loyalty programs currently. YouTube loyalty programs >>
Price Transparency:
No
It appears that YouTube may not offer price transparency currently. YouTube pricing information >>
Social Media Pages:
TBD
It appears that YouTube may not offer social media pages currently. Youtube.com social media pages >>
Financing Options
Affirm Financing:
Unlikely
It appears that YouTube may not accept Affirm financing currently. YouTube Affirm financing >>
Afterpay Financing:
Unlikely
QuadPay Financing:
No
It appears that YouTube may not accept QuadPay financing currently. YouTube QuadPay financing >>
Sezzle Financing:
No
It appears that YouTube may not accept Sezzle financing currently. YouTube Sezzle financing >>
Klarna Financing:
Unlikely
It appears that YouTube may not accept Klarna financing currently. Youtube.com Klarna financing >>
Bread Financing:
Unlikely
It appears that YouTube may not accept Bread financing currently. Youtube.com Bread financing >>
Website Features
Website Security & Privacy:
Yes
YouTube offers website security & privacy for qualifying orders and customers, according to their website security & privacy policies. See policies and program details on their website security & privacy policies page. YouTube website security & privacy >>
Mobile Apps:
TBD
It appears that YouTube may not offer mobile apps currently. Youtube.com mobile apps >>
Marketing Programs
Affiliate Programs:
No
It appears that YouTube may not offer affiliate programs currently. YouTube affiliate programs >>
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