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Facebook Launches Creator-Focused App With Content Production And Analytics Tools
Social Media 21st Nov 2017

social media, YouTube

Facebook has taken another massive step today in courting digital creators with the launch of a standalone mobile app to help users manage their presence on the social network.
Here’s How A 17-Year-Old Vampire Web Series Uses Crowdsourcing To Keep Its Blood Flowing
Finance & Funding 16th Nov 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, film financing, film funding, crowd sourcing

The Hunted is a web series franchise that has used a unique crowdsourced model to survive as one of, if not the longest-running web series on the internet.
Periscope Increases ‘Super Hearts’ Payouts To Creators, Will Offer Holiday Bonuses
Finance & Funding 7th Nov 2017

social media, live streaming, Periscope

After launching ‘Super Hearts‘ in June, Periscope has announced an update for its first-ever monetization feature that seeks to put more money in the pockets of creators.
YouTube Says New Technology Will Result In 30% Fewer Videos Being Deemed Advertiser-Unfriendly
Social Media 1st Nov 2017

social media, YouTube

The latest twist in YouTube‘s so-called “adpocalypse” seems as if it will benefit creators. The video site has updated its content flagging technology so that fewer videos will be deemed unfriendly for advertisers and lose revenue as a result.
Casey Neistat: YouTube Doesn’t Do Enough To Take Care Of Creator Community
Social Media 20th Oct 2017

social media, YouTube, Casey Neistat

One of YouTube’s biggest stars, Casey Neistat, posted a sit-down vlog today in which he took the video giant to task for not doing enough to support its creator community.
Vice Media To Launch Sub-Saharan African Operation In 2018
Film & Television 19th Oct 2017

Vice Media, Econet, Kwesé Vice

Vice Media has paired up with Econet, an African telecom and investment company, to launch Kwesé Vice, a joint venture that will bring a new Vice production headquarters to Johannesburg.
What content should you make to succeed on YouTube?
Social Media 17th Oct 2017

social media, YouTube, YouTube Creators Site

After launching Creator Hub more than a year ago to bring all of its resources for creators under one roof, YouTube has revamped YouTube Creators Site with a brand new design, more up-to-date information, and a new video advice series called Master Class.
YouTube Adds iMessage Support To Make Sharing Videos Even Easier
Social Media 6th Oct 2017

social media, YouTube

YouTube has made a slight-but-mighty update to its iOS app today that’s bound to make sharing videos via text message even easier.
YouTube Revamps Analytics Reports To Help Creators Better Understand Subscription Traffic
Social Media 26th Sep 2017

social media, YouTube

YouTube has updated its Analytics reports to give creators a better sense of fluctuations and patterns with respect to subscribers on their channels, the video giant announced today.
Facebook Sets Guidelines To Dictate What Types Of Content It Won’t Monetize
Social Media 18th Sep 2017

social media, Facebook

As it begins to roll out ad breaks on its videos, the social giant has shared a list of guidelines so that its publishing partners are clear about the sort of content that will not be eligible for monetization.