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…

UK Top 40 singles chart will now count video streams towards rankings

As the world catches up to the fact that music has found it’s primary home online and around the world through the wires, the UK Charts are updating to show that. The charts are catching…

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….

YouTube Music finally launches in 17 countries including UK, US and Canada

YouTube’s new music service fell flat when many people found it inaccessible after launching, but now it’s come to everyone and in 12 more countries. YouTube launched their new music service late last month in…

The worlds 5 biggest music services – and how to get your music on them and get paid

We now live in an age where all of the music in the world is available anywhere from a small metal box in your pocket – it’s a new world for independent artists. The music…

YouTube have started banning music videos depicting violence

As what is acceptable on platforms gets drawn into question further, YouTube have worked with UK law enforcement to tackle violent music videos. Following Spotify’s recent introduction of a new policy that aims to restrict…

Vevo will phase out their platforms in the wake of YouTube Music

Label-owned music video distributors Vevo have revealed that thanks to new competition they’ll start phasing out their mobile app and website. This week YouTube launched their new home for everything music-based in YouTube Music, a…