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.

New Features for Official Artist Channels: Artist Center

If you have an Official Artist Channel on YouTube, there are some cool new features available in your Creator Studio. These features are part of a brand new section in your account called Artist Center and include the ability to submit press kit materials, monitor sales of concert ticket via links on YouTube, and more. Continue reading for more details.

YouTube Giving: Charitable Giving on YouTube

YouTube has announced YouTube Giving, a new suite of tools to encourage more charity on the platform. These new tools include Fundraisers (beta), Community fundraisers (beta), Campaign matching (beta), and Super Chat for Good. Continue reading to find out more about these new features.

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.

NextUp 2018: Contest For YouTube Creators

YouTube is offering 5 new NextUp camps in 2018, which you can attend by applying and entering the NextUp contest to win. Continue reading for the full details on the camps and how to apply.

3 New Ways To Earn Money On YouTube

Last week, YouTube introduced three new ways creators can earn money and market themselves on the platform. These new monetization features are: Channel Memberships, Merchandise, and Premieres. Continue reading to find out more details on this major announcement from YouTube.

Update To YouTube’s Content ID System

Beginning in June, YouTube will expand how Content ID works and begin scanning new content more thoroughly for use of third party content in your videos. This may result in more copyright claims being placed on your videos if you use other people’s copyrighted content in your videos. Continue reading for how this may effect your YouTube channel.

YouTube Music: New Music Streaming Service

After a lot of speculation in the media over the past few months, YouTube has officially announced they’re introducing a new music streaming service called YouTube Music. The service will become available next week on May 22nd and YouTube has recently provided some new details on the new streaming service. Continue reading to find out more about the new streaming service from YouTube.