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More YouTubers are getting silently dropped from monetisation

Since Google’s acquisition of it back in 2006, Youtube has always been a bit of an opaque organisation. Getting through to support has never been easy and often changes are made without much consultation with the content creators. Lately that lack of transparency is causing real problems for some video …

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PewDiePie launches game dev, promo firm with other Youtubers

Felix Kjelberg, more famously known as the most popular Youtuber Pewdiepie, is launching a new promotional firm and production company in one, called Revelmode. He’s bringing some friends with him too, signing on other big Youtubers like Mark “Markiplier” Fishbach, Sean “JackSepticEye” McLoughlin and Emma Blackery. The idea behind Revelmode …

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YouTube to stop direct video uploads from webcams

Over the years, Google has tried out a number of features with YouTube, some of which don’t necessarily take off. One of these features happens to be the ability to upload video footage to the site directly from a Webcam, though this infrequently used feature will be going away for …

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Google is finally willing to protect Fair Use on YouTube

Over the years, YouTube has become a huge platform for content creators. Over the years, it has seemed like the copyright system on YouTube was stacked against creators, with no real fair use protection against bogus copyright claims. Now, YouTube is finally doing something about it with a new fair …

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Snapchat daily video views reach six billion

Snapchat is one of the biggest social communication platforms of the past few years and is still growing at an unprecedented rate. As of right now, its users are sending videos that between them all are watched more than six billion times per day. While these numbers haven’t been officially …

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YouTube now supports VR video, app supports Cardboard

YouTube today announced that it would be bringing two new features to the service, both of them being virtual reality related. For a start, YouTube now fully supports virtual reality video playback, meaning content creators with the right equipment could upload some pretty interesting experiences. Additionally, the YouTube mobile app …

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Facebook to take on Youtube with new media player

While Facebook might have started its days as a way to share pictures, status updates and pokes, it’s become something much more in the years since. Today one of its biggest facets is the sharing of video, which people can do just as easily as other, more video focused sites. …

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Ubisoft is probably announcing its own survival game

Ubisoft might not be your favourite publisher these days but its studios do occasionally churn out something good. Today, Ubisoft has kicked off a surprise livestream over on YouTube, promising an announcement ‘coming soon’. It also comes with the tagline “Survival is timeless”, which seems to be an obvious hint …

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Machinima to settle with FTC over misleading Xbox videos

YouTube network, Machinima and the Federal Trade Commission have reached a settlement, following a string of ‘misleading’ videos from partnered channels taking part in an Xbox advertising campaign. The campaign started off with several prominent YouTubers being given an Xbox One and a few games in return for a video …

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YouTubers now have official guidelines for advertising

Google Adsense revenue has taken a hit over the years thanks to the popularity of browser extensions like Adblock Plus. As a result, many YouTubers have resorted to outside sponsorships and advertising deals that can be integrated directly in to their videos. Since these sorts of deals are so new, …

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British music videos to have enforced age ratings

In further measures that are designed to protect children from content that is not deemed suitable for them, the music industry has taken a voluntary step – following advice from the government – to add age-gates to music videos aimed at older viewers. That means that moving forward, British artists …

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Sky News live stream shut down by DMCA from Fox News

TV and movie companies are constantly throwing around bogus DMCA notices and copyright claims around, though they are usually placed with the intention of combating piracy, rather than shutting down the competition. This week, the official YouTube live-stream of Sky News was pulled thanks to a copyright claim from Fox …

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Google pushing ahead with plans for paid service

It seems that Google is pushing ahead with its plans to launch a paid YouTube service some time this year. So far, the company has signed up partners that make up around 90 percent of YouTube views, though apparently Google’s efforts on getting TV networks involved are falling a bit …

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PewDiePie made £4.8 million last year

We already knew that PewDiePie was a rich man, after all, he did make £2.6 million throughout 2013 by being the biggest channel on YouTube. However, now we have learned that over the past year he has become extra rich, with his earnings nearly doubling throughout 2014. PewDiePie/Felix Kjellberg, has …

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YouTube gets 60 FPS livestreaming

We’ve been hearing for a while that Google is attempting to make YouTube look like a more attractive option for livestreamers and it looks like the first phase has begun. You can now livestream at 60 frames per second on YouTube, bringing it a bit more in-line with Twitch. If …

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Parents are complaining about the YouTube Kids app

Google has been attempting to make its services a bit more child friendly in recent months, starting off with changes to the Play Store and now by creating a YouTube for Kids app in an attempt to ensure that children don’t come across inappropriate content. However, it turns out that the YouTube …

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YouTube has a paid subscription service on the way

News broke earlier this week that YouTube’s long rumored paid subscription service is finally on the way. The new service will let monthly subscribers watch videos without ads and a cut of that revenue will be split between YouTube and content creators. The idea is to boost revenue for everybody, …

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Youtube is testing 4k videos at 60 FPS

If you thought your PC was impressive because it was perfectly happy displaying 4k content on Netflix or Youtube, are you willing to test it out against something running at a higher frame rate? Youtube might have supported both 4k videos and 60 frames per second videos for some time, but …

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