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Most US internet users would pay for upcoming Disney+ streaming service

That’s according to GlobalWebIndex, which found that about 50% of survey respondents and 53% of self-labelled Disney fans know that Disney will be releasing its own subscription service. Most interestingly, the majority of respondents (60%) said they would be willing to pay up to $20 for the Disney streaming service. About 27% said they would pay $5 to $10. – Joseph O’Halloran, Rapid TV News » https://ift.tt/2NUKvM6

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Aptoide Removes ‘Popcorn Time’ and ‘Showbox’ Apps Following Piracy Lawsuit

According to Aptoide’s stats the two apps are quite popular. Popcorn Time was reportedly downloaded between 500,000 and 3 million times, while Showbox is credited with 5 to 25 million downloads. No surprise, perhaps, as both apps are described as great sources to get free movies. – Ernesto, TorrentFreak » https://ift.tt/2JBPmMM

YouTube is giving creators more ways to make money

Today, YouTube is introducing a much-requested change to memberships: levels. With levels, creators can set up to five different price points for memberships, each with their own set of perks. The feature has already been tested by select YouTubers, including the Fine Brothers Entertainment on their REACT channel. Their channel membership revenue increased by 6x after they rolled out two more expensive pricing tiers, YouTube said. – Sarah Perez, TechCrunch » https://tcrn.ch/2jAhGpN

Your YouTube copyright claim now needs to be more specific

“Starting today, we will require copyright owners to provide timestamps to indicate exactly where their content appears in videos … and we’re improving our video editing tools in Creator Studio to make it easier for creators to remove the content associated with these claims,” Julian Bill, YouTube product manager, wrote in a blog post Tuesday. – Shelby Brown, CNET » https://cnet.co/2NNsYW9

YouTube back on Fire TV as Prime Video comes to Chromecast, Android TV

Effective immediately, the deal between the two firms will see the Prime Video app be available for streaming to Chromecast, Chromecast built-in devices, and Android TV devices while the official YouTube app for Amazon Fire TV is launching on Fire TV Stick (2nd Gen), Fire TV Stick 4K, Fire TV Cube and Fire TV Stick Basic Edition. – Rapid TV News » https://ift.tt/32hJ2T9

‘Stranger Things 3’ Is a Subscriber Magnet: 13% of Ex-Netflix Users Signing Up Again to Watch Show, Study Finds

According to research from Wall Street firm Cowen & Co., about 51% of current Netflix users said they planned to watch “Stranger Things 3.” Moreover, nearly 5% of consumers who aren’t current Netflix subscribers said they planned to subscribe to the service to watch the show — and 13% of former Netflix members said they plan to resubscribe in order to watch Season 3 of “Stranger Things.” The results are based on Cowen’s survey of 2,500 U.S. consumers conducted from June 26-July 3. – Todd Spangler, Variety » https://trib.al/TZdbBzG
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