YouTube still has work to do winning over creators on new subscription service

As it rolls out a new ad-free subscription service, YouTube continues to have communications issues with one of its most important relationships: its creators. YouTube Red has not received the warmest welcome from the site’s community of video-makers. Many believe this is another example of YouTube exerting its control over the people that feed its ecosystem with new content e ...Read the full article

Understanding YouTube Red: Paid Subscriptions and the Future of Online Video

In which John discusses YouTube's new paid subscription service, YouTube Red. Is it good for creators? Is it good for viewers? And what are the risks and benefits of advertising models vs. subscription models? Crash Course's Patreon: DFTBA Merch: YouTube Red: Emily Nussbaum's Essay about What Advertising Does to TV: An overview of some research on how advertising affects us: ---- Subscribe to our newsletter! And join the community at Help transcribe videos - John's twitter - John's tumblr - Hank's twitter - Hank's tumblr -