What are the most popular vlog intros on YouTube?

YouTube’s Culture & Trends team find “Hey guys!” as the most common greeting for vloggers over the past decade.

How many hours of YouTube is watched on TVs every day?

At the 2021 IAB NewFronts annual event for advertisers, YouTube positioned themselves as the replacement for traditional television networks.

YouTube are testing new SoundCloud-like timed comments

Found on a recent support page, YouTube appears to be experimenting with timestamped comments, similar to those on SoundCloud.

YouTube made over $6 billion in ad revenues in Q1 2021, up almost 50% YoY

YouTube’s parent company Alphabet shows the video streaming platform made over $6 billion from ads in the first quarter of 2021 alone.

YouTube are improving parental control for tweens and teens on the platform

YouTube announce they are creating a better viewing experience for those too old for YouTube Kids and too young for regular YouTube.

YouTube defends artist royalty payouts at economics of music streaming inquiry

SoundCloud and YouTube were questioned over their influence on music streaming – and Twitch had literally nothing to say.

YouTube are testing a new ‘Clips’ feature to help you share small segments of videos

YouTube have started rolling out a Twitch-like ‘Clips’ feature, allowing creators and viewers to share 5-60 second segments from any upload or stream.

TikTok partner with Teespring to integrate creator merch directly in the app

E-commerce platform Teespring team up with short video app TikTok for creators to offer apparel without having to leave the app. Teespring makes selling merchandise easy for creators. Simply create a design from their templates,…

BTS – Dynamite breaks YouTube Premiere and 24-hour records with over 100m views

K-pop band BTS break two YouTube records after the release of their new music video ‘Dynamite’ last Friday. Dynamite managed to pull in over 3 million peak concurrents, as well as over 100 million views…

Can people use my music in their Instagram videos?

Yes they can. Distribute your music through RouteNote, select Facebook as a store, and you’ll get a kickback for every view the video gets. Artists and labels distributing through RouteNote can choose from many of…