New Features for YouTube Music

Google has recently given a preview of some new features coming to YouTube Music over the next several months. The platform has been receiving updates frequently and these new updates are in response to user feedback. Continue reading to find out more about these new features.

Best Practices For IGTV Videos

With the recent launch of Instagram’s IGTV video platform, it’s important to understand how to best film, optimize, and upload full screen vertical videos for the new service. Instagram released a helpful Creator Handbook for IGTV, but since it’s almost 50 pages long we’ve distilled some best practices to help guide your production when filming IGTV content with a mobile device. Read our full guide below.

Instagram Launches IGTV: Long-Form Vertical Video

Instagram has launched IGTV, a new app that supports long-form vertical videos. IGTV has it’s own standalone app, but you can also launch IGTV from within the standard Instagram app. Continue reading to find out more about IGTV and how to get started using the app.

YouTube Music: New Music Streaming Service

After a lot of speculation in the media over the past few months, YouTube has officially announced they’re introducing a new music streaming service called YouTube Music. The service will become available next week on May 22nd and YouTube has recently provided some new details on the new streaming service. Continue reading to find out more about the new streaming service from YouTube.

New YouTube Live Streaming Updates

YouTube has announced several live streaming updates in an effort to introduce more ways to watch live videos and increase engagement on live streams. Continue reading to find out more about these updates.

YouTube’s New Social Features: Reels, Shares, Chat & More

YouTube recently updated it’s mobile app to include a ton of new social features for sharing and engaging with content. These updates include a new “Stories”-like short video format called Reels, new ways to add your personal contacts and share videos with friends, and new ways to post a variety of non-video content on mobile devices.

Introducing The Facebook Creator App

In a further attempt to entice YouTubers to embrace Facebook as a video platform, Facebook has launched a new app called Facebook Creator. The app is designed to help creators manage their Facebook profiles, analyze and track growth metrics, and make it easier to create videos and live streams on the platform. Continue reading for more on this app and how you can implement this tool into your video strategy.

New Updates To YouTube Studio App: Analytics Insights, Update Thumbnails, Schedule Release Time

The YouTube Studio app has received new updates and features to help increase management of your channel from mobile devices. Continue reading for full details on the updates.

In-Stream Video Advertising On Facebook

Facebook has recently launched in-stream video ads as a new placement for marketers to use when setting up ads on the platform. While this feature is currently only available to about 200 advertisers, it will have a direct impact on how your video content will soon be able to generate revenue on Facebook. Continue reading for more details.

YouTube Live Streaming Updates: New Features & Tools

Last week, YouTube announced new improvements to YouTube Live on both mobile and desktop. They’ve added real-time interaction, new tools for live chat moderation, and improved the ability to stream live directly from apps on the iPhone and iPad. Continue reading for the full details on these updates.