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YouTube Shopping Launches on Shopify to Help Boost Creator Economy

YouTube Shopping has just made its debut on Shopify, allowing content creators and merchants to easily integrate their online store with one of the world’s biggest entertainment platforms and reach over 2 billion monthly logged-in users. Shopify merchants can sell their full range of products on YouTube in three ways: Live streams: Merchants can tag...

Canadian YouTube Creators Contributed CAD $1.1 Billion to Canada’s GDP in 2021

YouTube Canada’s 2021 Impact Report has just been released, highlighting how Canadian YouTube creators earned valuable revenue streams and built successful businesses on the platform this past year. According to the report, YouTube content creators in Canada continued to contribute to the phenomenon known as the 'Creator Economy.’ It is estimated that YouTube’s creator ecosystem directly...

YouTube Warns Revised Broadcast Bill Could Hurt Canadian Creators

YouTube on Friday warned that the federal government's revised broadcasting bill could potentially cause Canadian digital creators, from YouTubers and streamers to influencers, to lose out on earnings, reports CP24. In a briefing provided to the press, YouTube Canada said by forcing platforms to promote Canadian content within the country, Bill C-11 risks diminishing the...

YouTube to Add ‘Live’ Rings to Channels as They are Streaming

YouTube is now making it easier to know when your favourite channels and creators are currently live streaming. Moving forward, users will be able to see a 'Live' ring around the channel's profile picture when they are streaming. The news comes via YouTube Chief Product Officer Neal Mohan, seen by The Verge. On Twitter, Mohan...

YouTubes Again Extends Picture-in-Picture Testing for iOS App

YouTube has again extended the timeframe for its Picture-in-Picture (PiP) testing. According to a new report from 9to5Google, YouTube has again extended its Picture-in-Picture test on iPhone and iPad, which was originally supposed to end last October. Now, after multiple extensions, the test is now scheduled to conclude on March 14, which basically means users...