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YouTube has seen soaring growth in South Korea

YouTube has seen soaring growth in South Korea

Earlier this week, Google released revenue figures for YouTube for the first time in the product’s history, revealing that the video service pulled in $15.1 billion in advertising revenues in 2019.

Why are we obsessed with Instagram's ‘What are you?’ filters?

We're barely one month into 2020, and one social media trend has truly taken the definition of 'viral' and rammed it down our collective throat: Instagram's "What X are you?" story filters.
iPhone Users Can Now Shoot Simultaneously With Both Cameras, Android Users Chuckle Politely

iPhone Users Can Now Shoot Simultaneously With Both Cameras, Android Users Chuckle Politely

Back at the launch event for the iPhone 11 last fall, the developers of Filmic Pro got on stage and showed off a new app that allowed iPhone users to record videos using both the front and rear
YouTube’s new kids content policy is a step in the right direction, but it's not a cure-all

YouTube’s new kids content policy is a step in the right direction, but it's not a cure-all

Creators are used to taking a beating from YouTube. They make the content that drives people to the site. They work to figure out a winning formula for their channel. And then, at the drop of a hat,
Being a YouTube creator is hard. Here are the top tools to grow your channel.

Being a YouTube creator is hard. Here are the top tools to grow your channel.

It’s never been a better time to become a YouTuber. Sure, the earliest creators had a head start building their channels and monetizing accounts is harder now. But there are more people watching
YouTube surprises creators with new harassment policy. The takedowns have already begun.

YouTube surprises creators with new harassment policy. The takedowns have already begun.

YouTube’s new harassment policy is already being enforced, just moments after the changes were announced to the site's users and content creators. Today we announced changes to our harassment policy

YouTube warns creators of subscriber count declines amid purge of closed accounts

YouTube is warning creators they may see their subscriber numbers decline this week as the result of a purge that will remove closed accounts from YouTube metrics. Closed accounts could refer to those

YouTube changes rules on violent game content to match movies and TV

YouTube is making a significant change in how it will moderate content that shows video game violence. Starting today, the company says it will treat "scripted or simulated" violence in games the same

YouTube changes rules on violent game content to match movies and TV

YouTube is making a significant change in how it will moderate content that shows video game violence. Starting today, the company says it will treat "scripted or simulated" violence in games the same
YouTube says it will soon monetize ‘edgier content’

YouTube says it will soon monetize ‘edgier content’

YouTube has heard the most recent concerns and complaints from its creators loud and clear. In her last quarterly creators letter of the year, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki laid out a number of updates

YouTube will make it easier for 'edgy' creators to find advertisers

YouTube has a tricky job of making sure ads don't show up alongside videos promoting extremist, hateful views or violence, yet also making sure it doesn't strip creators, who may post things like

YouTube will make it easier for 'edgy' creators to find advertisers

YouTube has a tricky job of making sure ads don't show up alongside videos promoting extremist, hateful views or violence, yet also making sure it doesn't strip creators, who may post things like

YouTube to update harassment and gaming policies, clarify changes to kids content

In YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki quarterly letter, released today, the exec addresses a number of changes to YouTube policies, including the recent FTC-mandated rules for kids content that have
Envato releases Milkshake, an app to make vertical websites

Envato releases Milkshake, an app to make vertical websites

Envato is a top marketplace to create and share creative assets for web development. They have several services to make the creation of websites easier, many of which require minimal experience to

Kickstarter wants projects to be more transparent about their budget

Crowdfunding is great in theory, but many projects fail to meet their fundraising goals, end up asking for more money or fall apart entirely. In an attempt to help creators avoid those fates,

YouTube streamers have another way to make money: selling stickers

Streamers on Twitch and Mixer have a number of ways to make money, including subscriptions, bits/embers and donations. YouTube has monetization options too, such as paid subscriptions and Super Chat

YouTube streamers have another way to make money: selling stickers

Streamers on Twitch and Mixer have a number of ways to make money, including subscriptions, bits/embers and donations. YouTube has monetization options too, such as paid subscriptions and Super Chat

Instagram lets IGTV creators send notifications to fans

Instagram has added a few features to make it easier for anyone to create and share series on IGTV. Now, creators can blast their fans with notifications. They can organize videos on a series page and

House passes controversial copyright bill that could be abused by trolls

Yesterday, the House of Representatives voted in favor (410-6) of a controversial copyright bill known as the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2019, or CASE Act. The bill is
YouTube partners with Merchbar to sell music artists’ swag underneath videos

YouTube partners with Merchbar to sell music artists’ swag underneath videos

YouTube is partnering with Merchbar on a new integration that will allow artists to sell their official merchandise to their worldwide fans from a shelf just below the video. The addition is the