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.
We recently attended an online course with YouTube that covered best practices for mobile live streaming via the YouTube mobile app. We also got some insight into exactly how top creators are using mobile live streaming on YouTube and some of the results those creators are seeing. Continue reading to get the full breakdown of this course.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
You may have noticed that your YouTube earnings fluctuate from month to month. As we’ve discussed in our previous posts How Monetization Works On YouTube pt. 1 & pt. 2, there are a ton of variables that determine how much money you make on your YouTube views. Many of those variables are not able to be controlled, but some of them can definitely be optimized for. One of the most important factors that impacts your earnings is advertising seasonality.
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.