How to stop Canvas videos playing on Spotify albums

If you’re finding the new animated backgrounds on some Spotify albums annoying then you aren’t the only one – here’s a fix. Spotify recently added video backgrounds to some albums when listening on their app,…

PewDiePie concedes the #1 spot on YouTube a T-Series diss track

After months of feuding PewDiePie has accepted he is no longer the most popular channel on YouTube but he’s going out with a bang. PewDiePie has famously been the most subscribed to channel on YouTube…

Making a music video on a budget

Since MTV broke in the 80’s music videos have become a massive part of artist’s careers. Being on a budget shouldn’t stop you making a great video. First off you want to think about the…

Use music without permission; get sued, Peloton finds out

Bike makers and motivators Peloton are being sued for using songs from Drake, Rihanna, Lady Gaga and more without a license. It shouldn’t come as a surprise to most people that using music without copyrights…

YouTube Music are opening a new studio for UK’s emerging talent

YouTube Music want to help boost fresh, new artists in the UK by funding a new studios at the BRIT School. The BRIT Trust have gained the support of YouTube Music to fund a new…

YouTube finds inspiration in Tinder with video swiping

Remember scrolling up and down on mobile devices? Pepperidge Farm remembers. But the Tinder technique is spreading through apps from Instagram to YouTube. Last month Instagram got caught up in a bit of a furore…

USP Studios bring kids’ favourite music to streaming services worldwide with RouteNote

USP Studios joins the RouteNote family to bring their beloved and sensational music to even more children around the world. With over 1 BILLION monthly views, kids and fans are tuning in around the world…

YouTube are testing back-to-back ads on videos

There’s nothing worse than being engrossed in a YouTube video and it’s interrupted by a mid-video advert. So YouTube are testing out ‘ad pods’ to get multiple ads out of the way in one block….

Tencent’s new app is funny but Bytedance aren’t laughing

Short video is the hot thing in China right now and Tencent are taking on apps like Bytedance with their own social video network. Tencent are getting in on the short video game thanks to…

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…