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.

2018 Updates To Facebook Video Monetization

Facebook recently announced that they will soon be increasing pre-roll ads for videos on their platform. They also are now giving more detail on several new monetization tools and formats, as well as what types of videos will not be eligible for ads on the platform. Continue reading for the latest details on Facebook video monetization.

New Guidelines For Monetizing Fan-Uploaded Videos On YouTube

As part of YouTube’s updates to their YouTube Partner Program and Google Preferred programs this month, there is also an important change to how YouTube will treat user-uploaded videos that use your copyrighted content. Please read on for more details.

YouTube Announces New Requirements for Monetized Channels

2018 has begun with some big YouTube monetization updates, with changes to its eligibility criteria and ad revenue platform. After numerous monetization issues for creators in 2017, YouTube is focused on creating a more stable and transparent ecosystem in the new year. These new updates center around changes to the YouTube Partner Program (YPP) and changes to Google Preferred. Continue reading for the full details.

Facebook Video Monetization Updates

Facebook has recently shared updates to their video monetization and distribution tools and features. One of the most important of these updates is the testing of pre-roll ads on videos. Continue reading for details on all of 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.

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.