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Vidme Launches Paid Subscription Option To Diversify Creator Revenue Streams
Distribution 15th May 2017

social media, Vidme, VOD, Video on Demand

Vidme, which provides a service that’s a cross between YouTube and Reddit — in that videos can be posted across various categories including gaming, animation, and movies — will now let users pay to subscribe to their favorite channels.
YouTube: Number Of Channels With 1 Million Subscribers Has Grown 75% Since Last Year
Social Media 11th May 2017

social media, YouTube

YouTube announced that there are now 75% more channels that have surpassed 1 million subscribers than there were last year
Twitch Broadening Monetization To “Tens Of Thousands” Of Creators With Affiliate Program
Social Media 26th Apr 2017

social media, Twitch

The company has announced the launch of its Affiliate Program, which will broaden monetization to “tens of thousands” of non-partnered channels.
YouTube Announces Restricted Mode Updates In Response To Outcry From LGBT Creators
Social Media 25th Apr 2017

social media, YouTube

Last month, a significant number of creators within YouTube’s LGBT community complained that some of their videos were not appearing in Restricted Mode, the YouTube interface that screens out content that is violent, profane, sexually explicit, or otherwise intended for mature audience.
These Are Today’s Most Lucrative Platforms For Digital Creators (Report)
Film & Television 19th Apr 2017

social media, YouTube

Forbes has lifted the veil on which of today’s social platforms are most lucrative for digital creators as part of a new ranking initiative called Top Influencers.
CGP Grey Offers A Simple Explanation Of How YouTube Ads Work
Social Media 12th Apr 2017

social media, YouTube , ads

The man known as CGP has offered his take on CPMs. In his latest video, YouTube star CGP Grey dove into the concept of pre-roll ads on YouTube, and his explanation serves as a good introduction for anyone curious about monetizing his or her videos.
YouTube Will Require Channels To Have At Least 10,000 Views Before Allowing Them To Run Ads
Social Media 7th Apr 2017

social media, YouTube

In its quest to fight back against unlicensed re-uploads of popular videos, a process commonly referred to as “freebooting,” YouTube is imposing a limit within its partner program.
New Amazon Program Is “Exclusively Designed For Social Media Influencers With Large Followings”
Social Media 6th Apr 2017

social media, Amazon

mazon wants to corral high-profile content creators by offering them commissions on the goods they promote in their videos. The retailer has launched a beta version of its Amazon Influencer Program
YouTube Lets Its Community Translate Video Titles And Descriptions
Social Media 4th Apr 2017

social media, YouTube

YouTube has announced a new development that will make it easier for creators to appeal to an international audience.
Twitter Launches New Monetization Feature With Pre-Rolls On Periscope
Social Media 31st Mar 2017

social media, Twitter, Periscope

Twitter has announced a new monetization opportunity for video publishers via pre-roll ads that can appear before Periscope live streams.