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Pinterest to test livestreamed events this month with 21 creators

Pinterest is expanding into live events. The company is planning to host a three-day virtual event that will feature livestreamed sessions from top creators, including big names like Jonathan Van Ness and Rebecca Minkoff, among others. The virtual event will run inside the Pinterest app from May 24th through May 25th, and will serve as the company’s first public test of directly streaming creator content to its more than 475 million global users. The rise of the creator economy and a pandemic-fu...
Tags: Social, Cooking, Apps, Design, Pinterest, Events, Social Media, Tech, Mobile Apps, Digital Media, Creators, Streaming, Rebecca Minkoff, Livestreaming, Creator, Temple


Pinterest to test live-streamed events this month with 21 creators

Pinterest is expanding into live events. The company is planning to host a three-day virtual event that will feature live-streamed sessions from top creators, including big names like Jonathan Van Ness and Rebecca Minkoff, among others. The virtual event will run inside the Pinterest app from May 24th through May 25th, and will serve as the company’s first public test of directly streaming creator content to its over 475 million global users. The rise of the creator economy and a pandemic-fueled...
Tags: Social, Cooking, Apps, Design, Pinterest, Events, Social Media, Tech, Mobile Apps, Digital Media, Creators, Streaming, Rebecca Minkoff, Livestreaming, Creator, Temple


Instagram adds a captions option for Stories and soon, Reels

Instagram is making its video Stories and Reels more accessible with the launch of a new “captions sticker” that will allow users to watch without having the sound on. The addition will not only make it easier for users who are hard of hearing or deaf to engage with video content, it also offers a way for users to watch videos when they’re somewhere they don’t want to have their sound on — and either don’t want to wear or don’t have access to headphones or earbuds. To use the feature, creators w...
Tags: Social, Videos, Mobile, Facebook, Apps, Video, Media, Instagram, Tech, Mit, Accessibility, Creators, Stories, Deaf, Captions, Reels


Live video platform Bright lets you Zoom with your favorite creators

What if you could Zoom with your favorite creator and ask them questions? That’s the promise of Bright, the new live video platform launching today from co-founders Guy Oseary and early YouTube product manager Michael Powers. The service, built on top of Zoom, allows fans to engage in live, face-to-face video sessions with creators, ask questions and even join creators on a virtual stage for a more personal and direct learning experience. Though the startup has some similarities to voice chat ap...
Tags: Apple, TC, Facebook, Apps, Video, Instagram, Youtube, La, Social Media, Tech, Creators, Gm, Madonna, Ashton Kutcher, Laura Dern, Facetime


Apple unveils podcast subscriptions and a redesigned Apple Podcasts app

After years of increased competition from Spotify, Apple today announced its own expansion into podcast subscriptions. At the company’s spring event this afternoon, Apple unveiled its plans for a podcasts subscription service which would allow listeners to unlock “additional benefits,” like ad-free listening, early access to episodes and the ability to support favorite creators. The service will be available as part of Apple’s newly updated Podcasts app where free podcasts are also found. The an...
Tags: Apple, TC, Spotify, Cook, Media, Podcasts, Audio, Tech, Creators, Tim Cook, Podcasting, Michelle Obama, Npr, Subscriptions, Duke, Sussex


YouTube has demonetized James Charles temporarily amid allegations that he sexted minors

James Charles / YouTube James Charles has been demonetized, YouTube confirmed. YouTube told Insider that Charles has been "temporarily removed" from the Partner Program. The move follows more than 15 sexual misconduct accusations from men and boys. See more stories on Insider's business page. YouTube has temporarily removed one of its most popular creators from its Partner Program, restricting makeup YouTuber James Charles' ability to make money from the platform. In a statement t...
Tags: News, Media, Youtube, Life, Advertising, Trends, Creators, Jaden Smith, Charles, Sexting, Youtubers, Jada Pinkett Smith, Dawson, Digital Culture, Tech Insider, Shane Dawson


YouTube says it has demonetized James Charles' channel temporarily amid allegations that he sexted minors

James Charles / YouTube James Charles' channel has been demonetized, YouTube confirmed. YouTube told Insider Charles had been "temporarily removed" from the Partner Program. The move came in the wake of more than 15 sexual-misconduct accusations from men and boys. See more stories on Insider's business page. YouTube has temporarily removed one of its most popular creators from its Partner Program, restricting the makeup YouTuber James Charles' ability to make money from the pl...
Tags: News, Media, Youtube, Life, Advertising, Trends, Creators, Jaden Smith, Charles, Sexting, Youtubers, Jada Pinkett Smith, Dawson, Digital Culture, Tech Insider, Shane Dawson


A Twitch streamer ended his 31-day livestream by breaking the record for the most-subscribed-to personality on the platform

The exact moment on Ludwig's stream when he broke the record Twitch/Ludwig Ludwig Ahgren broke the record for most subscribed to channel on Twitch, with over 269,000 subs. The streamer broadcasted his daily life 24/7 for the past 31 days, becoming an internet sensation. Tyler "Ninja" Blevins, the star dethroned by Ahgren, tweeted "records are meant to be broken." See more stories on Insider's business page. Ludwig Ahgren, who goes by his first name on Twitch, is now the most subscr...
Tags: Media, Advertising, Los Angeles, Trends, Creators, Super Smash Bros, Twitch, Humane Society, Arizona State University, Ny Times, St Jude, Ludwig, Blevins, Digital Culture, Tech Insider, Jeremy Wang


The iconic 'Leave Britney Alone' YouTube video by Chris Crocker sold as an NFT for over $41,000

Chris Crocker in the "Leave Britney Alone" video madringking1119/YouTube Chris Crocker, the creator of the iconic "Leave Britney Alone" viral video, sold it as an NFT. The auction ended Monday night and the NFT sold for 18.69 ETH, equating to over $41,000. Crocker told Insider they would use the money to care for their grandma and fund their transition. See more stories on Insider's business page. Chris Crocker, the creator of the iconic "Leave Britney Alone" viral video, auctioned off...
Tags: Media, Entertainment, Advertising, Trends, Creators, Britney Spears, ETH, NFT, Crocker, Spears, Bristol Tennessee, Chris Crocker, Tech Insider, Britney Alone, Moises Mendez, NFT art


Makeup lovers are boycotting Morphe as the brand stays silent on James Charles sexting allegations

James Charles attends his Morphe Meet & Greet at Roosevelt Field Mall on December 1, 2018 in Garden City, New York. Photo by Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images Makeup brand Morphe is being bombarded by the "#BoycottMorphe" hashtag on social media. The company is being criticized for its longtime sponsorship and collaboration with James Charles. Charles has been accused by more than 15 men and boys of sexual harassment and sexting with minors. See more stories on Insider's business page. ...
Tags: News, Media, Life, Trends, Star, Creators, Retail, Charles, Grooming, Sexting, Youtubers, Westbrook, Los Angeles California, Dawson, Roosevelt Field Mall, Digital Culture


3 creators and a lawyer share how social media bans work, and the best way to safeguard your account

Accidentally playing copyrighted music in the background of your video can put your account at risk. Getty/Ivan Pantic When influencers or creators are banned for known or unknown reasons, it can impact their income. Three creators and a lawyer shared their experiences with social media bans. They advised avoiding using third-party content and being cautious while livestreaming. See more stories on Insider's business page. Getting banned on social media isn't just a nuisance for i...
Tags: Media, Instagram, Youtube, Los Angeles, Trends, Social Media, Creators, Metallica, Twitch, Nordic, Influencers, Blanco, Napster, Lauritsen, Tiktok, BI-freelancer


YouTube is testing hiding dislike counts to stop 'targeted campaigns' against creators and protect their well-being

Thiago Prudêncio/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images YouTube is experimenting with removing public "dislike" counts on some videos. The aim is to protect creator well-being by heading off "targeted dislike campaigns." The company called it a "small experiment" and did not say how many creators were involved. See more stories on Insider's business page. YouTube is testing hiding "dislike" counts on videos as a way of stopping users from ganging up on creators."In response to creat...
Tags: Youtube, Trends, Creators, Tech Insider, Dislike, Getty Images YouTube, Tom Leung, Isobel Asher Hamilton, Thiago Prudêncio


YouTube is temporarily demonetizing David Dobrik's channels following a rape allegation against his former Vlog Squad cohort Dom Durte

David Dobrik speaks onstage during Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards on March 13, 2021. Rich Fury/KCA2021/Getty Images for Nickelodeon YouTube is temporarily blocking David Dobrik and Durte Dom from making money off ads. The company said it demonetized the channels following a rape allegation against Durte Dom. Insider first reported the allegation brought by a woman featured in a 2018 vlog. See more stories on Insider's business page. YouTube has temporarily blocked David Dobr...
Tags: News, Media, Entertainment, Sexual Assault, Youtube, Advertising, Trends, Creators, Nickelodeon, Ea Sports, Lamborghini, Tech Insider, Jason Nash, Kat Tenbarge, Dispo, David Dobrik


Snapchat is developing its own take on TikTok Duets with a new ‘Remix’ feature

One of the challenges that some would-be TikTok rivals have faced is that they often lack the same robust set of content creation tools, like filters, effects, and tools for repurposing others’ content — like TikTok’s Stitch and Duet, for example. It now appears that Snapchat is working to correct that latter problem, however, as it’s been spotted working on a TikTok Duets-like feature called “Remix,” designed for replying to Snaps. This feature will allow users to create new content using their...
Tags: Social, Apps, Video, Remix, Instagram, Social Media, Tech, Spotlight, Snapchat, Creators, Social Network, Eta, Snap, Snap Inc, Tiktok, Alessandro Paluzzi


TikTok partners with Whisk to pilot a recipe-saving feature on food videos

TikTok is expanding its integrations with third-party services, with the launch of a test that allows creators in the food space to link directly to recipes found on the Whisk app. This is being made possible by way of a new “recipe” button overlaid on related TikTok food videos. The feature makes a TikTok cooking video more actionable as it encourages viewers to not just watch the content, but also take the next step to save the content for later use. The new button could also potentially drive...
Tags: Cooking, Mobile, Apps, Video, Media, Pinterest, Social Media, Tech, Walmart, Creators, Recipes, Pilot, Partnership, Whisk, Pinner, Instagram YouTube


These are the 30 most popular YouTube stars in the world, from PewDiePie to Ryan Kaji

Rachel Murray/Getty Images for The Thirst Project; Edgar Negrete/Clasos/LatinContent via Getty Images; Karwai Tang/WireImage; Pocket.Watch; Samantha Lee/Business Insider YouTube has produced a new generation of celebrities and influencers that have turned posting videos online into lucrative full-time careers.The most popular YouTubers include video game commentators, makeup artists, and vloggers.These are the 26 most-subscribed YouTube channels from independent personalities who got their...
Tags: Media, Entertainment, Indonesia, Youtube, Mexico, Life, India, Advertising, US, Careers, Trends, Tech, Features, People, Getty Images, Netflix


Uppbeat launches a freemium music platform aimed at YouTubers

A new music platform, Uppbeat, aims to make it easier for YouTubers and other content creators to find quality free music to use in their videos. The system, which is designed to navigate the complexities of copyright claims while also fairly compensating artists, offers an alternative to existing free music platforms, including YouTube’s own Audio Library and Creative Commons’ legal music for videos, for example. The idea for the startup comes from Lewis Foster and Matt Russell, the U.K.-based ...
Tags: Startups, Spotify, Music, Youtube, Tech, United Kingdom, Creators, Content, Content Id, Artist, Youtubers, Foster, Lewis, SFX, Matt Russell, Music Vine


YouTube upgrades Premieres with trailers, themes and a live pre-show option

YouTube today is launching three new features designed to improve its “Premieres” experience, including trailers, themes, and live stream “pre-shows” that later redirect to the main event. Premieres, which first arrived in 2018, are designed to give creators the ability to leverage the revenue generation possibilities that come with live videos without having to actually “go live.” Instead, Premieres allow creators to promote a scheduled video release by pointing fans to a landing page with a li...
Tags: Google, Video, Media, Youtube, Social Media, Tech, Digital Media, Creators, Justin Bieber, Live Streaming, Live Stream, Cirque Du Soleil, YouTube YouTube, Premieres, SuperChat Stickers, James Charles Supercell


Pinterest tests online events with dedicated ‘class communities’

Pinterest is getting into online events. The company has been spotted testing a new feature that allows users to sign up for Zoom classes through Pinterest, while creators use Pinterest’s class boards to organize class materials, notes, and other resources, or even connect with attendees through a group chat option. The company confirmed the test of online classes is an experiment now in development, but wouldn’t offer further details about its plans. The feature itself was discovered on Tuesday...
Tags: Social, Facebook, Apps, Pinterest, Events, Social Media, Tech, Creators, Zoom, Classes, Online Classes, Wong, Online events, Jane Manchun Wong, Story Pins


Instagram rolls out fan badges for live videos, expands IGTV ads test

Instagram is today introducing a new way for creators to make money. The company is now rolling out badges in Instagram Live to an initial group of over 50,000 creators, who will be able to offer their fans the ability to purchase badges during their live videos to stand out in the comments and show their support. The idea to monetize using fan badges is not unique to Instagram. Other live streaming platforms, including Twitch and YouTube, have similar systems. Facebook Live also allows fans ...
Tags: Social, Facebook, Instagram, Video Streaming, Social Media, Tech, Live, Creators, Fans, Facebook Live, Live Video, Justin Osofsky, IGTV, Instagram COO


3 Easy Steps to Beating Creative Block

As presenters, we all draw on whatever creative ability we possess in order to put together our presentation. Everything you do becomes part of your messaging. From font size and type to color palettes to storytelling–your slide deck is a creative masterpiece once completed. However, how often do you find yourself without a drive to create something special and new? Creative block plagues even the most inspired makers. In fact, the more seasoned you are in your position, the more likely you are ...
Tags: Design, Uncategorized, Inspiration, Creativity, Creators, Creator, Presentation, Content Creation, Thought Leadership, Speaking, Creative Block, Creation, Presentation Science, Presentation Design, Food for thought, Thought Leader


Google’s new Fundo app gives creators and fans a new way to connect

Fundo is a new app from Google that lets YouTube creators and other influencers easily set up virtual experiences and events for their fans.
Tags: Google, News, Trends, Web, Creators, Fundo


Instagram expands Shopping to more businesses, including creators selling their merch

Instagram announced today it’s expanding access to Instagram Shopping to more businesses, including creators who want to sell their own merchandise. To enable this expansion, the company introduced new “Commerce Eligibility Requirements” that offer a set of guidelines that interested businesses must adhere to, in order to qualify for Instagram selling. For example, the guidelines specify the Instagram account must represent the store or website where the products are being sold from — in other w...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Mobile, Facebook, Ecommerce, Apps, Instagram, Shopping, Tech, E-commerce, Creators, Instagram Shopping, Commerce Eligibility Requirements, Similarly Instagram Shopping


TikTok isn’t paying its biggest stars, but they don’t really care

Creators get so popular on TikTok, they're making dough even without ad sharing
Tags: Instagram, Youtube, Trends, Social Media, Features, Creators, Tiktok


Don’t let the COVID crash fool you. It’s still a great time to be a YouTuber

YouTube creators have more eyes than ever on them now
Tags: Youtube, Trends, Social Media, Features, Creators, Coronavirus


YouTube warns of increased video removals during COVID-19 crisis

YouTube today warned its creator community that video removals may increase during the COVID-19 pandemic. The company said its systems today rely on a combination of technology followed by human review. But the current health crisis is leading to reduced in-office staffing in certain sites, which means automated systems will be removing some YouTube content without human review. Today, YouTube utilizes machine learning technology to flag potentially harmful content, which is then sent to human m...
Tags: Health, Videos, Video, Media, Youtube, Tech, Creators, Susan Wojcicki, Today YouTube, YouTube Partner Program, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Creator Community


BandPay’s app ensures creators see collaborations through, just received $2 million investment

BandPay keeps both sides of a collaborators sweet by making sure its completed then sending all the agreed upon cash. A new app is helping creators trust each other when they’re both working on a project. BandPay lets its users set out their arrangement which they will then work towards and once completed, the app will pay out the agreed upon price – everyone’s happy and no-one gets mugged off. BandPay has now received $2 million in investment to launch their app on iOS and Android. Th...
Tags: Deals, Music, Investment, App, Creators, Artists, Collaboration, Musicians, Payments, Agreement, Artist / Label News, Producers, Producer, Collabs, Collab, DeCarlos Garrison


YouTube’s new role is a first in creating relationships and conversation with creators about the platform

In an effort to improve communications between the team and the community YouTube have made a new role to create conversations. Susan Wojcicki, YouTube CEO and head, has said that they want to be more transparent with their community of creators about changes when they happen and what they will mean for them. To strengthen the relationship between the management and the creators they’ve appointed their first ever ‘Head Creator Liaison’. Matt Koval takes on the role that aims to bridge t...
Tags: Music, Youtube, Communication, Creators, Susan Wojcicki, Communications, Lem, Wojcicki, Koval, Liaison, Digital Video News, New Hire, New Role, Creator Liaison, Head Creator Liaison, Matt Koval


15 years since YouTube launched they lay out their plans for 2020

Can you believe it’s been a whole 15 years since YouTube’s website went live? We’ve come a long way. February 14th, 2005. The internet was well established but still in the early days of much of the established worldwide web we have today. Social sites like Facebook were just getting started and YouTube’s website went live for the first time. It was a simple yet brilliant idea. A website where people could easily post and share videos – a world of possibility. No doubt even the wisest o...
Tags: Google, Videos, Facebook, Music, Internet, Youtube, Billie, Creators, Justin Bieber, 2020, Susan Wojcicki, Billie Eilish, Dua Lipa, Old Town Road, Digital Video News, Year Ahead


YouTube creators get tipped cash with their new monetisation tool

YouTube are adding ‘Viewer Applause’ so that viewers can throw virtual tips at live streamers and videos. YouTube have begun testing a new feature with creators that allows their viewers to send them cash tips. The feature called Viewer Applause will give creators even more ways to earn money on YouTube. It’s similar to Twitch’s Cheer feature except will work in straight currency, as opposed to buying a virtual currency to use. It will also be a set flat-rate for each applause so viewer...
Tags: Music, Youtube, Cash, Creators, New Zealand, Earnings, Twitch, Cheer, Monetize, Viewers, Applause, Digital Video News, Monetisation, Monetise, Monetised, Super Stickers