March 2017

LSY Highlight Rising Stars in #LittleButLoved

March 7th, 2017|YouTube News|

By Kimberly Bradford This past Sunday there was an exciting development in the small creator community. The hashtag #LittleButLoved, created by our wonderful friends @FlushTheTubes, started trending worldwide! FlushingTheTubes is an organization which promotes smaller creators around the world, and we were so excited to work with them on promoting smaller channels who [...]

New Media vs Traditional Media – What’s going on?

March 3rd, 2017|YouTube News|

by Rachel Shannon ‘New Media’ - there is still a mysticism surrounding this term. I’m a new media creator and it still baffles me. If we define it by what it’s not, that might be easier: it’s not magazines, traditional TV shows or films. The place is exploding with ideas, pushing boundaries and [...]

February 2017

The Season of YouTube Documentaries?

February 17th, 2017|Uncategorised, Vlogging Adventures, YouTube News|

by Rachel Shannon I’m here to explore something I think is trending in the YouTube community at the moment – you can let me know if you agree or not in the comments. I genuinely believe this to be a good thing, but I’m interested in the ‘why’…   Why all the documentaries? [...]

June 2016

Vidcon is coming to Europe!

June 23rd, 2016|YouTube News|

In an exciting development for all European creators, Vidcon has announced they will be expanding their reach to include a convention in Amsterdam 8-9 April 2017. Amsterdam was chosen due to its location and accessibility for European creators and fans to get to (plus it's also a bloody amazing city). Summer in the City hosts [...]

YouTube Beta New End Screen & Annotations Feature

June 2nd, 2016|YouTube News|

YouTube are beginning to roll out a new end card system as they continue to make the need for annotations obsolete. At first this feature was made available for just a few of the bigger YouTubers as you can see in this video by the Global Cycling Network and this video by FunForLouis. Now it [...]

May 2016

YouTube Jumps on Hashtag Bandwagon

May 2nd, 2016|YouTube News|

Without any fanfare at all, YouTube has introduced the use of hashtags into its searches. Now you can search for a particular hashtag in the search bar, or click on a hashtag in a video's description to see other similar videos. We assume this means you will see a different variety of videos than usually [...]

April 2016

Breakthrough in Claiming YouTube False Copyright Claim Revenue

April 29th, 2016|YouTube News|

It feels like this complaint has been dragging on forever: YouTube creators unfairly losing revenue from their YouTube videos when a copyright claim is made against them when the claim is erroneous. Although there are thousands of justifiable content ID claims made everyday, the system has so far given all the power to those making [...]

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