New measures, copyrighted music, more

YouTube’s weekly creator update includes more subscriber stats and access to an expanded library of copyrighted music.

Here’s a recap of all the announcements in this week’s newsflash.

Better access to copyrighted music

YouTube is expanding its partnerships with record labels and music publishers to give creators more music options for their videos.

As a result, creators will have the ability to access more copyrighted content while being able to generate revenue from their videos.

Prior to this update, including copyrighted music disqualified a video from monetization.

YouTube is developing and testing this update with a limited number of creators and will have more information to share in the coming months.

New metric: Followers from posts

Creators can now see how many followers they are gaining from community posts.

You can see this new stat in the subscription source report in YouTube Analytics.

In the future, YouTube hopes to add subscriber metrics per post.

More Remix Data

If you’ve enabled the option to allow other creators to remix your content, you can now see more information about those remixes in YouTube Analytics.

With this improvement, you will see the following metrics:

  • Total number of remix views
  • Top 15 mobile remixes
  • Top 15 Computer Remixes

Changes to the YouTube Studio video editor

YouTube makes changes to the video editor in YouTube Studio. The trim function is being upgraded to make the process of trimming videos more intuitive.

The following updates are rolling out to YouTube Studio for desktop this week:

  • A new cutting section that allows precise time editing.
  • Color coded and wider edges on the cut and cut feature so they are easier to grip.
  • Easier access to preview and edit functions.

Source: Insider Creator

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