Digital Trends magazine suggests that YouTube video creators can use copyrighted music and still make money. Tuesday’s Creator Insider video explains.
According to a source from the “YouTube Creator technical team,” the largest video portal is exploring the ability to integrate “copyrighted content” from music industry partners. Creators are also expected to commercialise their content.
YouTube’s copyrighted songs
YouTube test features and experiments allows you to use copyrighted music as a “experimental function.” The portal’s operator is still testing it “with a limited number of creators.” In the next months, we’ll learn more.
YouTube creators complain about demonetizing videos with copyrighted music. Having the radio on while filming can reduce a video’s earning possibilities. This differs from other social media platforms.
You-Tube can react in numerous ways if a video contains copyrighted music. It limits monetization, inserts advertising, mutes the sound, or disables the video in specific countries or globally.
YouTube Creator Studio lets creators check for copyright before releasing. Therefore, if the video features Content ID-registered music; a big red exclamation mark will display in the tab Controls.
YouTube isn’t the only platform allowing copyrighted music in videos. Last Monday, Facebook announced its own music revenue sharing service; allowing creators to earn money from videos with licenced music.