Google Answers Question About Schema Markup For Videos

A user submitted a question asking if it is redundant to add schema markup for videos onsite when rich snippets are automatically added to the SERPs for videos on YouTube. So should you bother? Just let the YouTube video get indexed?

Google’s Matt Cutts answers this question in the video below and explains his reasoning. For more information on rich snippets / schema Google has created a series of videos to help you. You can also check out the following articles for more detailed tips and recommendations:

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