YouTube video creators can add 3 second intros to all videos
In order to help video creators with branding, YouTube has added the ability to add a 3-second intro to all of their videos. The intro will automatically start on videos on their channel. YouTube creators would need to upload the 3 second introductory video as an unlisted video and then select “add a channel branding intro” on the channel’s InVideo Programming page. From there, You can choose which videos that the intro should appear on. The intros cannot be used for ads, sponsorships, or product placements.