Perhaps it is out of his frustration for any anti-mask city in the US, a famous YouTuber created a facemask shooting device. It is a pneumatic gun that shoots out facemasks directly onto a user’s face. Could this be the next gadget law enforcement will use to handle this pandemic? Maybe not, but it is still a really cool invention.
Viewers can now pay to “clap” for their favorite YouTube content creators. The video-sharing platform released a new feature earlier this year about a “viewer applause” feature. Originally announced in 2019, this is a new feature YouTube presented to help with the monetization of influencers. The video-sharing platform wanted to provide a new means for viewers to interact with their favorite YouTubers and give-back not just from watching ads but by directly donating onto the channel. This feature was actually released by YouTube (as a Beta) in February of 2020. After months of successful experimentation, the new feature is now ready to roll out in more YouTube channels and in more countries. [Read more…]
Music video management firm VEVO has paid more than $200 million to its artists since launching in 2009. The music service is responsible for managing the music videos and performances for thousands of artists around the world.
VEVO CEO Rio Caraeff spoke at the Business Insider Ignition Conference in New York City on Tuesday where he announced the company’s massive artist payments.
VEVO has streamed billions of video views thanks to artists that include Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry and many others.
The music service earns money through pre-roll ads that stream once for every six to seven minutes of video watched per user.? [Read more…]
If like millions of Google account holders you have chosen to use your same account for YouTube and Google+ the company has rolled out a new feature that allows you to create new YouTube channels directly from your Google+ account.
On Youtube’s blog Product manager Trevor O’Brien reveals:
You can now use your Google+ profile name and photo on a new YouTube channel, giving you one consistent identity across platforms when uploading videos, sharing, commenting and other public activities.”