Introducing Spotify’s new Create Podcasts feature

Spotify’s serious about podcasts as they begin testing of a new feature that lets users start creating their own podcasts with one click. Spotify wanted to make 2019 a year of podcasts for their service….

YouTube want you to film yourself to appeal demonetisation

YouTube are testing a new feature that will let channels immediately appeal against demonetisation by sending YouTube a video. There are few things more gutting as a YouTube creator than having your video demonetised when…

YouTube’s Super Chat just launched in 19 countries

YouTube’s Super Chat is coming to a whole bunch of new countries for the first time to make live streams even more interactive. YouTube’s Super Chat was introduced in 2017 to give creators new ways…

Spotify for Podcasters offers deep insights for creators

Spotify’s new home for podcasters brings together all the information that matters so creators can get in touch with their listeners. With a major push on podcasts in the last year Spotify have been building…

YouTube’s subscription notifications are now better for viewers and creators

The long anguish of YouTube notifications not showing when or what users want has been, in some part, fixed… hopefully. If it hasn’t happened to you directly, you’ve no doubt heard about it happening to…

YouTube will stop showing exact subscribers this year

The popularity of YouTube channels is going to get a bit more vague in a few months as subscriber counts get abbreviated. YouTube have announced that they will start abbreviating how many subscribers channels have…

Pandora Stories let you tell your own tale through playlists

Pandora have introduced Stories, a way for creators to share playlists that are glued together with the narrative feel of a podcast. Pandora Stories is a valuable new tool that the music streaming service have…

Japan protects artists with new 70 year Copyright laws

Japan have updated their copyright laws to protect intellectual property for up to 70 years following agreements with countries around the world. Japan have updated their copyright law to extend the copyright protection period from…

YouTube are opening up Stories to loads more creators

YouTube’s Instagram style Stories are being opened up for loads more channels whether creators care for it or not. Last November YouTube launched their Stories feature allowing creators to upload short videos that stay online…

YouTube’s Creator Studio is getting even better

The Creator Studio is becoming YouTube Studio and it’s just not just getting a new name but a bunch of fresh new features. YouTube are enhancing their platform for creators so that their creator portal…