YouTube, Social Talent & MCN News

  • What Creators Have To Say About YouTube's Tightened Monetisation Rules

    September 01, 2016 9:37 PM

    This evening #YouTubeIsOverParty has been trending on Twitter as many YouTubers say that Google's new tightened rules on which videos are eligible for monetization means the end of the video platform.

  • Google's Plans To Turn YouTube Into A Social Network

    September 01, 2016 9:34 PM

    This week it has been revealed that Google are harbouring to secrets plans to turn YouTube into a brand new social networking site to rival that of Facebook.

  • YouTube Opens New London Space

    August 23, 2016 9:32 PM

    YouTube has opened the doors to its new Creators' Space in the King’s Cross area of central London. The new space is bigger and much much cooler than the old facility at Google's offices in Soho.

  • London Small YouTubers

    August 23, 2016 12:43 AM

    Starting a new YouTube channel is a daunting task. To begin with, your low subscriber count and handful of views can make you feel isolated and removed from the channels with millions of daily views and hundreds of thousands of subscribers. As a small channel on YouTube it's easy to feel lost or forgotten.

  • How To Leave Fullscreen

    August 03, 2016 9:26 PM

    I've been a partner with YouTube MCN, Fullscreen for the best part of a year but now as the twelve month mark approaches I've decided not to let my contract automatically renew for a second year and to terminate my contract.

  • Simone Giertz's Inspirational First Year Of YouTube

    August 03, 2016 9:23 PM

    To celebrate a year since her YouTube channel blew up, Simone Giertz has posted a video talking about her journey during her first twelve months as a Creator.

  • Pokemon Go Is Taking Over YouTube

    July 31, 2016 9:21 PM

    You can't have missed the explosive launch of Pokemon Go and when something is big, it's big on YouTube. The game has had twice the launch as any other game in 2016 in terms of watch time following the game's release.

  • Celebrating Ten Years On YouTube

    July 17, 2016 8:59 AM

    On July 17th 2006 I created an account on YouTube and uploaded my first ever video. This is my look back at an obsession which has occupied ten years of my life.

  • Ten Years On YouTube

    July 16, 2016 3:10 PM

    Ten years ago today on July 17th 2006, I created an account on a new online video platform, YouTube. The site was just one year old when I upload my first ever video. This is my look back at an obsession which has occupied ten years of my life... To celebrate my ten years on YouTube, I thought I...

  • Lonelygirl15: Ten Years On

    June 16, 2016 11:05 AM

    Lonelygirl15 was arguably the first ever web series, it fuelled YouTube in its infancy and gave rise to the medium of vlogging. Lonelygirl15's videos are what originally got me hooked on YouTube and inspired me to start making my own videos.

  • Who Is Evalion & What Does She Believe?

    May 19, 2016 11:12 PM

    She looks sweet but she's been described as the most racist girl on the internet and over the last week, I've been fascinating by the story of this 18-year-old, Canadian girl.

  • I'm A Full Time YouTuber

    May 17, 2016 8:46 AM

    I'm not but I've met quite a lot of other YouTube Creators over the last few months who introduce themselves as full time YouTubers. So I think "great" and try to pick their brain and find out about making that leap from regular employment to focussing on making videos.

  • 2016 Webby Award Winners

    May 11, 2016 9:16 PM

    The winner of the the 20th Annual Webby Awards have been announced and as always there are plenty of YouTubers on the list. The awards honour excellence on the Internet, in fact, The New York Times called them "the Internet’s highest honour."

  • Ghostbusters Reboot Is The Most Disliked Trailer On YouTube

    May 11, 2016 9:12 PM

    "30 years ago four scientists saved New York" but based on the reaction to the trailer on YouTuber, the classic spooky ghost busting franchise should have stayed in the past.

  • The Real Minecraft Realm Is YouTube

    April 18, 2016 9:11 PM

    If you haven't heard of Minecraft you must have been hiding under a pixelate, stone block for the last five years because not only is the creative, block building game a phenomenon in its own right but it's also slowly taking over YouTube.

  • YouTube Space Access Level Changes

    April 18, 2016 9:08 PM

    Over the past years, the YouTube Space community has grown at an astounding rate, with over 30,000 creators visiting our three European Spaces (London, Berlin and Paris). We’re proud to support your creativity and are constantly working to ensure that as many creators as possible have access to our facilities.

  • YouTube Launches New Creator Community

    March 29, 2016 9:06 PM

    YouTube have quietly soft launched a new online community allowing Creators to share ideas, ask questions, and connect with other Creators around the world.

  • Remel London And Dean Quinton Go Head To Head In YouTube Truth Or Dare Battle

    February 16, 2016 9:03 PM

    Remel London and Dean Quinton have posted the first episode of their new series, 'Truth Or Dare' on YouTube.

  • Higglebox - The Best Of 2015

    December 24, 2015 1:10 PM

    As 2015 draws to a close, let’s take some time to reflect on how great this year’s been… or you could just slowly get drunk with me while we waste our lives watching my finest moments from the past twelve months. In a Gogglebox-style, I sat in front of my TV drinking mulled wine and watched...

  • 95% Of YouTube's Total Views Come From 5% Of Videos

    October 29, 2015 9:01 PM

    YouTube is saturated with content, around 400 hours of video are uploaded to the site every minute, a large percentage of these videos never get any notable attention, in fact 95% of the total number of video views comes from just 5% of the site's content, according to ReelSEO.

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