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. Firstly, just around the corner is the ability to bulk upload, a feature that was in Studio Classic, but not seen in…
Don’t Lose Your YouTube Channel!
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…
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…
First-Look: YouTube Upload Beta
Recently, YouTube released a new beta for their upload flow, as part of the continuing roll-out of their Studio Beta product. In short, its an updated UI that encapsulates the upload process into 3 tabs. In the video below, I walk through the process as I take my first “look” at the new feature.
Google Hangouts On Air Gone!
Are you a YouTuber that regularly live streams with multiple guests using the Google Hangouts on Air feature? You may have noticed that as of August 1st, that feature disappeared. Don’t know what to do? Well, I’ve got you covered! I recently did a run-down of some Google Hangouts on Air replacement options, the details…
YouTube Rolls Out New Subscriber Bell Analytic
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. The card shows two data points regarding…
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…
YouTube Limits Mobile Live Streaming to Channels over 1k Subscribers
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…
Is Sub for Sub Finally Dead on Youtube?
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! Fake Engagement Policy link: https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/3399767