Content Guidelines And Restricted Mode On YouTube

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.

Quarterlab At CMW 2017

On Wednesday April 19th, Quarterlab will be participating in a panel discussion at Canadian Music Week (CMW). The topic of the panel focuses on creating an online video presence, and it includes some very talented speakers. Read below for the full details, and let us know if you will be attending CMW.

Major Marketers Halt Ad Spending On Youtube

Major companies like AT&T, Verizon, and Johnson & Johnson have halted ad spending on YouTube in response to a growing concern that ads are being placed on videos with offensive content. This is putting extra pressure on YouTube/Google to make changes to the way ads are delivered on the platform. Read more below to find out what this means for you and your videos on YouTube.

The End Of Annotations on YouTube

Over the last 6 months or so, YouTube has been focusing more on developing Cards and End Screens as the primary tools for keeping fans engaged. At the same time, they’ve been slowly phasing out annotations. Last week YouTube officially announced the end of annotations.

YouTube Announces Mobile Live Streaming

Last month we wrote about the new live streaming feature from YouTube called Super Chat. This month, YouTube is back with more live streaming updates with their announcement of a new mobile live streaming feature.

YouTube Announces Super Chat

Last week, YouTube announced a new feature that gives any viewer the ability to interact with creators during live streams. It’s called Super Chat, and it will help creators earn more money from live streams, as well as encourage more meaningful connections with super fans.

YouTube Introduces New Comment Moderation Features

YouTube is rolling out a bundle of new features and tools to help with your channel’s comment moderation. They are designed to make your conversations with your viewers and fans easier and more engaging. Read on to learn more about each of the new features.

YouTube Finally Signs GEMA: Plus A Primer For PROs

Finally! After a 7 year stalemate, German music rights collection society GEMA and YouTube have reached a licensing agreement. Read on to find out what this might mean for you.

How To Record And Upload 360 Videos On YouTube And Facebook

With both virtual and augmented reality becoming increasingly popular, they’re still not necessarily easily accessible for creators and viewers. 360 video is trying to bridge that gap. It has much of the same allure of virtual reality, while still remaining affordable and relatively easy to create and provide. 360 video gives creators new and interesting ways to tell their stories and engage their audience. In this article we’ll look into the details of 360 video and talk about the advantages of using 360 capture with your video strategy.

An Overview of YouTube Director

YouTube recently launched a suite of video products called YouTube Director. While it is directed towards small businesses, it offers a great tool to content creators to make your channel trailer and generally advertise your channel as a business. The suite includes three video ad creation products, all of which we will cover below.