YouTube removes ads from channels with less than 10k views


YouTube is moving to restrict ads to channels that only have 10,000 lifetime views or more. It says this move will protect content creators — and probably advertisers as well. The company opened its YouTube Partner Program (YPP) to everyone in 2007. Anyone could apply to have their videos monetized, and advertisers could have access to more obscure audiences while providing a living to smaller channels. Not everyone who applies has such noble aims, though. YouTube says the change was put in place in order to block channels from making money from stolen content, and that the restriction shouldn’t be…

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