YouTube Shorts Permissions – What It Is and Why YouTube Dropped the Ball

A few "short" weeks ago, a strange option started showing up in creator's video settings. A small section that was titled "Shorts Permissions". The short paragraph explanation was finished off with a bold, already checked check box that clearly stated "Allow people to sample this content". Well the mysterious appearance of this on creator's video … Continue reading YouTube Shorts Permissions – What It Is and Why YouTube Dropped the Ball

Creator Insider Tom Leung Hints at New Features Coming to Studio

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

YouTube Roll Out COPPA Compliance Requirements to All Creators

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

YouTube Announces Changes to Subscriber Count Display

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

MacOS Mojave – Killer Features for Content Creators

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