Google’s popular video platform YouTube has changed the monetization policy under its YouTube Partner Program (YPP). Soon content creators will be able to monetize their YouTube channel on completion of 500 subscribers and 3000 hours of watch time.
YouTube is a popular medium as the largest video platform worldwide. Due to getting the option of earning by monetizing the channel, its popularity and use are increasing rapidly. Now YouTube has made a big change in the monetization policy to increase further the number of its creators, which will make it easier for new creators to earn money.
What YouTube’s New Monetization Policy Effect to new Creators
Earlier, to monetize the YouTube channel, it was necessary to complete 1000 subscribers and 4000 hours of watch time. At the same time, the criteria for shots and video views has been reduced from 10 million to 3 million (3 million). YouTube has made this change in monetization policy to support small content creators.
Small creators will get new ways of earning
According to a report in The Verge, YouTube has also introduced some ways for small creators to earn, including paid chat, tipping, channel membership and shopping features.
Where was the new monetization policy implemented?
According to media reports, YouTube has implemented the new monetization policy in the US, UK, Canada, Taiwan and South Korea. Soon it will be implemented in other countries including India.
New policy to monetize youtube channel
- Must have 500 subscribers on the channel.
- Videos on the channel must have 3,000 hours of watchtime.
- YouTube short videos will need 3 million views.
- As soon as these conditions are met, the YouTube channel will be monetized and the creator’s earnings will start.