YouTube announced on Thursday that the limit on uploaded videos has been increased, to 15 minutes.
That’s for everyone, of course. YouTube Partners don’t have a time limit, but rather a size limit of 20GB.
For those who want to earn, via video, their 15 minutes of fame, YouTube has a contest. if you tag your video with “yt15minutes” nadupload it by Wednesday, August 4, you may be among the select few that YouTube will feature on their homepage in the future spotlight.
One caveat: if you have a video that was too long before, but fits under the 15 minute limit now, YouTube has the following warning:
One final note: if you’re uploading a video that was previously rejected for being too long, you’ll have to go into “My Videos” and delete it before attempting to upload it again.