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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.
Forbes Drops Its Second Annual List Of The World’s Wealthiest YouTube Creators
Social Media 8th Dec 2016

social media, YouTube, Felix Kjellberg, PewDiePie

It likely comes as no surprise that Felix Kjellberg — aka PewDiePie has topped the list for the second year in a row. In 2016, Forbes estimates Kjellberg’s earnings at a staggering $15 million — up 20% from his $12 million intake last year.
New Directory Helps Crowdfunders Find Backers and Super Backers on #Kickstarter and #Indiegogo
Social Media 29th Nov 2016

social media, crowdfunding, Krowdster

Backer Directory is the world’s largest searchable database of Kickstarter and Indiegogo campaign backers and super backers.
20 of South Africa’s biggest YouTube personalities by the numbers
Social Media 25th Nov 2016

social media, YouTube

Sure, data might be expensive and smartphones haven’t reached everyone just yet, but that hasn’t stopped South Africans from taking to video in a massive way over the past several years.
Top 100 Most Viewed YouTube Gaming Channels Worldwide • October 2016
Social Media 25th Nov 2016

social media, YouTube, gaming channels

It’s time for another monthly installment of Tubefilter's Top 100 Most Viewed YouTube Gaming Channels Chart and for the first time in a very long time (if ever) a US channel is on top.
YouTube Launches VR App With Content From Meredith Foster, Rooster Teeth, Huffington Post
Social Media 15th Nov 2016

social media, YouTube, VR, virtual reality

YouTube has officially launched a standalone virtual reality app, which will turn every video on the platform into an immersive one.
Turn your Vines into GIFs with GIPHY’s loop conversion tool
Social Media 4th Nov 2016

social media, GIPHY, Vine

Twitter might be turning its back on content creators, killing its short-loop video tool Vine, but other companies are seeing this death as an opportunity. One such company is GIPHY.
Top Stars On Musical.ly’s Live Streaming App Live.ly Reportedy Making $23,000 Per Week
Social Media 4th Nov 2016

social media, Live.ly

In case you haven’t heard, live streaming apps like Musical.ly are the future, and the young stars who are leading the charge are making some serious bank in the process.