YouTube shuts down its YouTube Create program for partner apps

YouTube shuts down its YouTube Create program for partner apps
YouTube is shutting down YouTube Create at the end of this month, ending what was supposed to be a promotion of both the YouTube API and third-party apps taking advantage of it. YouTube Create was launched some 18 months ago as a showcase for …
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YouTube Expected to Experiment With Paid Subscriptions for Some Channels
“It's a good time to start experimenting,” Jamie Byrne, the director of content strategy for YouTube, said at a television conference here on Monday. Mr. Byrne didn't elaborate on the timing, but Advertising Age reported on Tuesday that paid channels …
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Will You Pay for YouTube?
According to Ad Age, YouTube is talking to content partners about producing premium channels, which may roll out this spring for somewhere between $ 1 and $ 5 a month. That model could expand to pay-per-view style events, as well as potentially licensing …
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