Valkyrae says the platform is actively developing a way for viewers to gift channel memberships to one another, and is also building “some sort of Prime that’s not a Prime.”
- Top 50 Most Viewed U.S. YouTube Channels • Week Of 09/20/2021
Valkyrae Says YouTube’s Working On Channel Membership Gifting
Discord Is Developing An Official YouTube Watch Party Feature
Less than a month after YouTube sent cease and desist letters that forced two of Discord’s most popular user-developed music bots to shut down, it and the chat platform appear to be introducing an official feature that’ll let Discord server members watch YouTube content together.
YouTube Unveils Star Author Slate For First Season Of ‘BookTube Jr.’
Each episode of BookTube Jr. will bring in a guest author to read their book out loud to a handful of kiddos. Authors will also talk about their creative process, and will “hear real kids’ questions about their books and inspire them to continue their exploration of the author off screen,” per a press release from YouTube.
- YouTube’s First Original Podcast Will Track “The Rise Of The Creator Economy”
- YouTube’s VP Of Engineering Just Answered Creators’ Recommendation Algorithm FAQs
- Top 50 Most Viewed U.S. YouTube Channels • Week Of 09/13/2021
- YouTube’s Chief Business Officer Says Revenues Are Larger, Growing Faster Than Netflix
- YouTube Is Shuttering Discord’s Most Popular Music Bots
- TikTok Is The Most Downloaded, Most Watched App In The United States (Report)
- Top 50 Most Viewed U.S. YouTube Channels • Week Of 09/06/2021
- Kelly Merryman Has Resigned As YouTube’s Longtime VP Of Content Partnerships