YouTube follows Twitter with new clickable hashtags above video titles

Twitter reinvented how hashtags are used in English language and YouTube are taking their hashtags to another level putting them front and centre of videos. YouTube have started including clickable hashtags at the forefront of…

YouTube launch ‘Copyright Match’ feature to find creators’ stolen content

YouTube have launched a solution to the exasperating issue of re-uploaders and content thieves on their giant video platform. YouTube’s new Copyright Match tool gives certain creators the power to identify videos using their content….

Roll out the red carpet and launch videos in style with new YouTube Premieres

There’s nothing like the excitement at the premiere launch of a new film or art piece – now creators on YouTube can join their fans all around the world for a grand video release. At…

Sell your merch straight from your YouTube Channel with new in-built store

It’s been a long time coming but finally you will be able to sell your merchandise directly to viewers from your YouTube channel. At last week’s VidCon YouTube unveiled a bunch of new features that will create…

YouTube creators earn more money with new Channel Memberships for viewers

You can get extra personal with your favourite YouTube channels and sign up to a membership with exclusive access to special features and content. At last week’s VidCon YouTube unveiled a bunch of new features…

Hour long Instagram videos have launched and will make money for creators

Instagram have just launched a new platform which will feature long-form videos and will feature some of social media’s top “stars” connecting in new ways. This week Instagram launched their new platform IGTV which takes…

YouTube unveil new ways for creators to make money and launch videos

This year’s VidCon saw YouTube reveal a whole range of new ways that creators can connect with their fans, earn more for their work, and even build up hype for the launch of new videos….

How to protect your music and understand copyright laws

Music copyrights can seem like a confusing and dangerous system but with a basic understanding you can keep yourself safe whilst protecting your own music. The music industry is imbued with copyright laws at every…

SoundCloud say their revenues topped $100 million last year

SoundCloud’s bottom line is looking up as they reveal that they passed their revenue goals for 2017. For a lot of 2017 there were worries that SoundCloud faced the imminent end of their era as…

First On SoundCloud promotes and celebrates creators in new ways

SoundCloud have launched ‘First On SoundCloud’ to celebrate and push 10 “groundbreaking artists” with new initiatives. This week SoundCloud announced the launch of ‘First On SoundCloud’. SoundCloud say the initiative will “celebrate the inspiring stories…