YouTube Allows Videos to Be Sampled by Default

YouTube Allows Videos to Be Sampled by Default

YouTube Video creators are automatically opted-in to allow other creators to sample their content for YouTube Shorts videos. YouTube Shorts is a relatively new form of video similar to TikTok…

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YouTube Channels Can Change Their Name Without Affecting Their Google Account

It’s now possible for YouTube creators to change the name of their channel without changing the name on their Google account. Creators can change both their channel name and photo…

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Pakistan temporarily blocks social media

Pakistan has temporarily blocked several social media services in the South Asian nation, according to users and a government-issued notice reviewed by TechCrunch. In an order titled “Complete Blocking of…

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YouTube tests hiding dislike counts on videos

YouTube announced today it will begin testing what could end up being a significant change to its video platform: It’s going to try hiding the dislike count on videos from…

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YouTube Adds Real-Time Subscriber Counts in Channel Dashboards

YouTube is now letting creators see how many people subscribe to their channel with a new counter that updates in real-time. This data has never before been available to channels…

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Google May Withhold Taxes From Non-US YouTube Creators

Google will soon be required to withhold taxes on YouTube earnings generated from viewers in the United States. This change is going into effect as early as June. How much…

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YouTube to launch parental control features for families with tweens and teens

YouTube announced this morning it will soon introduce a new experience designed for teens and tweens who are now too old for the schoolager-focused YouTube Kids app, but who may…

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YouTube is Adding New Ways For Creators to Make Money

YouTube plans to roll out new monetization opportunities for creators, including ways to make money directly from viewers. In a blog post from YouTube’s Chief Product Officer, Neal Mohan, the…

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YouTube launches hashtag landing pages to all users

YouTube is embracing the hashtag. The company has been quietly working on a new feature that allows users to better discover content using hashtags — either by clicking on a…

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YouTube Analytics Adds ‘First 24 Hours’ Metric

YouTube is adding a new metric that allows creators to analyze the performance of a video within the first 24 hours after publishing. Aside from the public view count, data…

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