• YouTube drafting ‘creator-on-creator harassment' rules after Steven Crowder incident

    3 monthes ago - By The Verge

    YouTube is working on new policies to prevent “creator-on-creator harassment” that it will announce in the coming weeks, the company said today. The announcement was made by Youtube's Chief Product Officer Neal Mohan , who briefly spoke about the issue at YouTube's VidCon keynote this evening, where both creators and industry insiders were gathered in Anaheim, California.
    The news didn't come with any concrete details about what those policies will actually look like, but YouTube considers them to be “just as important to the YouTube community as any product launch.” The Verge has reached...
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  • YouTube is giving creators more ways to make money

    YouTube is giving creators more ways to make money

    3 monthes ago - By TechCrunch

    YouTube is rolling out more ways for its creators to engage fans and generate revenue, the company announced today at the VidCon event in Anaheim, Calif. Last year, YouTube used the event to launch new products like channel memberships, merchandise shelves, premieres and more. This time around, it's expanding several of those existing options with new features, while also introducing new products like Super Stickers and Learning Playlists - the latter which aims to promote the educational use of YouTube.
    Super Stickers, meanwhile, is meant to complement the existing monetization tool...
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  • YouTube offers tiered membership levels to boost creators' revenue

    YouTube offers tiered membership levels to boost creators' revenue

    3 monthes ago - By Engadget

    Last year, YouTube took to the VidCon stage to share new ways creators could make money. This year, YouTube returned with updates to those programs. For starters, it's adding new Channel Membership levels. Since last year, fans have been able to pay...
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  • YouTube is adding more ways for creators to make money

    YouTube is adding more ways for creators to make money

    3 monthes ago - By The Verge

    YouTube is adding more ways for video creators to make money, as the company and its users work toward becoming less reliant on sometimes-uncertain advertising deals. The new features include more subscription options, additional merchandise partners, and another way to receive tips during live streams. Direct monetization features like these, says YouTube's chief product officer, Neal Mohan, have already started bringing in money for “thousands of thousands of channels.”
    In particular, YouTube's Super Chat - a service that allows viewers to pay to pin comments on live streams - has been a...
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