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YouTube’s Content ID Update Enabling Creators To Profit From Disputed Videos Is Now Live
Social Media 3rd Nov 2016

social media, YouTube, YouTube Content ID

In April, YouTube announced a long-awaited change to its Content ID policy, whereby videos under copyright dispute would still be able to rack up ad revenues. Today, that feature is live for all creators.
Live Streaming App Live.me Has Now Processed $1 Million In Payouts To Creators
Social Media 28th Oct 2016

social media, Live.me

Live.me claims to be the “highest grossing live streaming app ever. Now we can put a dollar figure on that gross. The mobile streaming platform says it has now processed more than $1 million in payouts to creators through its virtual “gift” system.
Insights: Gone Hollywood – Studios Join The YouTube Movie Circuit
Social Media 14th Oct 2016

social media, YouTube, Hollywood

Traditional Hollywood has finally joined, to borrow influencer Michelle Glavan’s phrase, “the YouTube movie circuit.”
Wake up: 5 tips for networking in the modern age
Social Media 13th Oct 2016

social media, networking

Over the past 10 years, networking has changed significantly. No longer does it simply involve attending formal conferences and having lunch with prospective customers. In 2016 and beyond, modern networking takes a much more technological and progressive approach
YouTube goes social, launches a community tab for creators
Social Media 15th Sep 2016

social media, YouTube, community tab

YouTube is now going beyond being a video-sharing platform and is implementing a community tab that is meant to strengthen the bond between creators and their viewers.
How Much Top Influencers Are Paid Per YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat, and Twitter Post (Report)
Social Media 7th Sep 2016

social media, YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, influencers

New figures released by influencer marketing company Captiv8 provide a window into the skyrocketing transactions taking place between leading creators and digital-savvy brands today.
YouTube’s Big Change To Its Monetization Policy Isn’t A Change At All
Social Media 5th Sep 2016

social media, YouTube

On August 31st, creators across YouTube received notifications from the video site. Some of your videos have been deemed unfriendly for advertisers, the notifications read, and monetization has therefore been disabled on those videos.
YouTube’s Live Streaming Viewership Has Gone Up 80% In The Past Year
Social Media 2nd Sep 2016

social media, Facebook live, 360-degree video, live streaming

According to YouTube head of product Neal Mohan, YouTube’s view count its live streaming videos have gone up 80% in the past year.
Helping Biffy Clyro live stream to 1.2m on Facebook
Social Media 24th Aug 2016

social media, Facebook live

Facebook’s growth in the video market has been one of the meta stories of the past year, and it’s not just shaky iPhone footage that’s going live either.
YouTube SA’s gateway to streaming services
Social Media 22nd Aug 2016

social media, Facebook

The television landscape in South Africa has seen a shift in recent months with the launch of streaming content and video-on-demand services, says a local expert.