In a recent Twitter discussion, Tom Leung, Director of Product Management at YouTube shared some insights into possible upcoming features for YouTube Studio. One is imminent, and the other is some ways off. Tom Leung Firstly, just around the corner is the ability to bulk upload, a feature that was in Studio Classic, but not … Continue reading Creator Insider Tom Leung Hints at New Features Coming to Studio
As we entered into 2020, there has been a sizeable up-tick in reports of channels that have been hacked, taken over by undesirables, wreaking havoc over someone's pride and joy. YouTube has been hard pressed to help these creators due to the volume of cases and being under resourced. There have been reports that it … Continue reading Don’t Lose Your YouTube Channel!
Earlier this week, YouTube released a video for all creators on the platform instructing them to now flag their content as "made for kids" or "not made for kids" in response the changes to be compliant with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). This video, subsequent documentation and the resulting discussion, videos, etc. have … Continue reading YouTube Roll Out COPPA Compliance Requirements to All Creators
Just yesterday, YouTube announced via their Team YouTube channel and Twitter account that they are rolling out a new analytic card in their YT Studio for the creator's subscriber bell notifications. The new card can be found in a channels' Analytic menu under the Build an Audience tab. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TqM-LH46voE In this video, I cover the … Continue reading YouTube Rolls Out New Subscriber Bell Analytic
Last week, YouTube announced via their Twitter account (@TeamYouTube) that they will be making changes to the way the subscriber count for channels are publicly displayed from August 2019. They linked to a YouTube Help Community post that outlined the details. All public facing subscriber counts will be truncated to a uniform format: counts under … Continue reading YouTube Announces Changes to Subscriber Count Display
In the last 24 hours or so, creators on Youtube have reported that their ability to stream to Youtube via the Youtube app on iOS and Android have been blocked. A message has been coming up informing the creator that they now require 1000 subscribers to live stream via mobile. Interestingly, this is only for … Continue reading YouTube Limits Mobile Live Streaming to Channels over 1k Subscribers
YouTube Community Guidelines Explained - Fake Engagement Policy In this video Youtube Community Guidelines Explained, Doug discusses the updated Community Guidelines regarding Fake Engagement - is sub for sub really dead? What does it mean for competitions and giveaways? Let's discuss! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DLCq8mmhwy0 Fake Engagement Policy link: https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/3399767
Over the weekend, Bloomberg reported that Adobe will announce that Photoshop will be launching on the iPad at their Max Conference in October. Rumours state the app could launch sometime in 2019. I talk about it in the video below:
At the recent Apple WWDC event, Apple outlined some of it's upcoming software/OS iterations for iOS, tvOS, WatchOS, and MacOS. The latter has some killer features for content creators that I want to highlight.In the video below, I talk about the features that stood out to me as being awesome upgrades and new features that … Continue reading MacOS Mojave – Killer Features for Content Creators
Recently, gamers reported dropping subs by large amounts on YouTube. The YouTube Subscriber Purge in late April 2018 has caused many gamers concern over the past weekend. In this video, I share what YouTube has publicly announced after many gamers and other YouTubers reported a larger than usual drop in subscribers.