YouTube will allow creators to monetize coronavirus videos—with a few exceptions

YouTube will allow creators to monetize coronavirus videos—with a few exceptions

YouTube has once again changed its policies on coronavirus content.

The Google-owned video giant announced on Thursday that creators in its partner program “can now monetize COVID-19 related content.”

All Creators in YPP can now monetize COVID-19 related content that follows Community & Ad friendly Guidelines – look for a notif in Studio this week & next.

We put together a guide w/ must-know info to help you create & monetize this content responsibly→ https://t.co/BxYEPRbi8p https://t.co/s6ZNRPK5pf

— TeamYouTube #StayHome (@TeamYouTube) April 2, 2020

YouTube deemed the coronavirus a “sensitive topic” in early March. It sometimes does that to protect brands from having their ads shown next to videos about disturbing events, like school shootings.  Read more…

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