Changes To How Videos Are Blocked On YouTube

YouTube has recently announced some changes to their manual claim tool and how creators and partners can use this tool. The manual claim tool allows networks like Quarterlab to manually claim user-uploaded videos that use their content. Continue reading for more details on these updates.

Changes to YouTube’s Community Guidelines Strikes System

Today, YouTube announced some new updates to it’s Community Guidelines strikes system. Their goal is to make the system simpler and more transparent, as well as more consistent with strike penalties.

Autoplay On YouTube’s Mobile App

YouTube announced this week that videos will now autoplay for users on the home page of their mobile app. The videos will autoplay with no sound initially, and YouTube is hoping this will give users a better idea of what videos they want to watch when they first launch the app. Continue reading to find out more about this significant update.

Filmora Video Editor: Special Discount For Quarterlab Clients

We’re excited to announce that we’ve partnered with Wondershare to offer a 15% off coupon to all Quarterlab clients for a one year license to the Filmora video editing software. If you’re looking for a new way to edit or add effects to your video content, continue reading to find out more about Filmora.

Facebook Expands Watch Party

Facbeook has now launched it’s Watch Party feature to all pages and profiles in the world. This feature lets Facebook users watch videos simultaneously together online. Continue reading for the full details.

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.