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YouTube Taking Steps to Improve False Copyright Claims

YouTube's ContentID system was put in place to control copyright violations, but the Fair Use system is complicated and many creators have fallen foul of false claims and takedown requests. Now YouTube has confirmed that it is trying to do right by the community and look into the issues created by these false copyright claims.
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The Fine Bros Backlash and the Problem with Licensing Video Content

This week, YouTube megastars The Fine Bros announced that they are offering a licensing deal on their “React” video series, but this has caused a huge outcry among other creators who say Fine Bros Entertainment have no hold on the copyright. We take a look at the details.
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More Video Views for SNL, Fallon Election Spoofs Than For the Real Candidates

Five out of the six top YouTube videos about the 2016 U.S. presidential election have been created by two groups of late-night comedians - Jimmy Fallon, and Saturday Night Life. These shows are the key influencers who are shaping perceptions of the leading candidates of both political parties. And they could end up having more impact on who wins the election than the prolonged series of TV debates or the endless cable TV news coverage of the campaigns.
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The Indisputable Value of Building a Community Around Video Content

Video content should always aim to be entertaining, or informative, but given the nature of social video, it is critical that it also contains an element of conversation. When a creator or brand can rally a community around a video, they can amplify the reach of the video far more than the video could have done on its own.
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Why YouTube Red is a Step In the Right Direction for Online Video

YouTube has confirmed details of its new subscription service which will provide an ad-free user experience for viewers who sign up. It's a huge change in the YouTube business model, but we think it's a step in the right direction for those who want to get the most out of the site.
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The Anatomy of YouTube: 26 Amazing Facts from the Past 10 Years

YouTube is 10 years old, and as you would expect from the world's largest video site, they have an incredible amount of data to share with the world about user and viewer behavior. We bring you 26 of the top facts from the last decade.
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Why YouTube’s 10th Birthday Was a Missed Opportunity to Look Forward

YouTube is celebrating its 10th birthday this month by taking a look back at some of the highlights of the past decade. And that's all great, but where are the usual strategic insights, new data and announcements of exciting feature developments we usually get when YouTube has something to celebrate?
Why the New Kraft Heinz Company Needs to Raise its Game on YouTube heinz craft merger youtube video marketing 360x240

Why the New Kraft Heinz Company Needs to Raise its Game on YouTube

Kraft and Heinz have announced they are to merge, creating the fifth-largest food and beverage company in the world. This business move creates a potential goldmine for the new company in terms of increased engagement and visibility on YouTube, a marketing strategy that neither brand has really taken full advantage of as yet.
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Autoplay is Now the Default on YouTube - and That's OK

YouTube has made autoplay the default option for desktop users of the site, and of course it's a way of boosting views in the face of such overwhelming competition from Facebook, and now Twitter. You can disable the feature, but we think it's a good thing for YouTube, creators and viewers.
How to Be a Superstar YouTube Community Manager youtube community manager 360x240

How-to Be a Superstar YouTube Community Manager

Like teaching Zumba, or designing Android Apps, the role of a YouTube Community or Channel Manager has only really existed for the past few years. But nowadays, a skilled and experienced Community Manager is worth their weight in gold to an MCN, a brand or a digital agency. We take a look at this exciting role and what it takes to succeed in the industry.
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3 Ways Brands Can Leverage YouTubers to Build an Audience

As well as creating their own video content, brands can also leverage other creators and channels on YouTube to build visibility, and a bigger audience. We show you three ways that brands can actively participate in the YouTube eco-system without spending millions of dollars, or busting their chops to create that elusive viral hit.
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Why Every Brand Needs to Create Haul Videos For The Holidays

Haul videos are astonishingly popular on YouTube. It's a trend that brands need to leverage all year round, but especially in the holiday season. Haul Videos are so influential they are one of the major drivers of earned media to brand channels.