Video-sharing platform (VSP) regulation
Our first year of video-sharing platform regulationWhat we found and how platforms protect their users
Video-sharing platforms (VSPs) are a type of online video service which allow users to upload and share videos with the public.
Since 1 November 2020, UK-established VSPs must comply with rules around protecting users from harmful videos.
In this section you'll find information about our approach to regulating VSPs, guidance on what to do as a VSP provider, a list of notified services and much more.
Protecting users from harmful video material: open letter to UK-established VSPs (PDF, 79.0 KB)
Published 11 October 2023
What we have learnt about VSPs' user policies
Published 9 August 2023
Our first year of video-sharing platform regulation
Published 20 October 2022
Video-sharing platforms: Ofcom's plan and approach
Published 24 March 2022
Statement: Proposals for the regulation of advertising on video-sharing platforms
Published 7 December 2021
Guidance: Video-sharing platforms – who needs to notify to Ofcom?
Published 10 March 2021
Call for evidence: Video-sharing platform regulation
Published 16 July 2020