As many of our readers know, YouTube monetization has been in a difficult state over the past several months. While YouTube has made efforts to restore earnings since the Adpocalypse situation this past March, some channels have continued to see slow growth in their earnings. We’ve been continuing to keep you posted on this issue as YouTube has worked to resolve it, and we now have some more good news. Continue reading for the full details on the update.
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.
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.
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.
You may have recently noticed a few changes to the way YouTube looks and feels. This week, YouTube has introduced a new design and new features for their mobile app, as well as a new desktop design. Continue reading for the full detail on YouTube’s updates.
Back in March a large number of advertisers withdrew their advertising budgets away from YouTube, causing a major decline in revenue for YouTube channels. In response, YouTube published new content guidelines as well as additional criteria for advertiser-friendly content to help video creators understand which videos will not be fully monetized on YouTube. As a result, many channels have continued to earn drastically lower payouts due to their videos being classified as not suitable for advertisers. To make matters worse, in most cases channels were not notified that their videos were no longer deemed safe for advertising so there was no way of knowing exactly what caused this loss in revenue. Finally YouTube is working on a solution for the effected channels. Continue reading for the full details on YouTube’s upcoming plan.
YouTube has recently updated their advertiser-friendly guidelines in response to the advertiser issues we first reported back in March. These updates provide more detail and clarity on what specific content advertisers will want to run ads against, and what content is too offensive. Continue reading for the full details.
YouTube has a feature called Restricted Mode, which allows people to view YouTube with a restricted filter that blocks access to more mature content. This filter is mostly used by schools and libraries, but anyone can access this feature so it’s important for creators to understand what types of content gets filtered out of restricted mode. It’s also very possible that these guidelines will impact how YouTube decides how advertiser-safe your video content is, so we encourage you to take note of the criteria YouTube uses to filter videos. Continue reading to see the full guidelines of Restricted Mode.