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YouTube is a $15 billion-a-year business, Google reveals for the first time

On an annual basis, Google says YouTube generated $15 billion last year and contributed roughly 10 percent to all Google revenue. Those figures make YouTube’s ad business nearly one fifth the size of Facebook’s, and more than six times larger than all of Amazon-owned Twitch. – Nick Statt, The Verge » https://trib.al/UWIWPHF

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YouTubers expose how keywords like ‘gay’ and ‘lesbian’ lead to demonetization

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In a new video titled “YouTube’s Biggest Lie,” vloggers Nerd City, in collaboration with Sealow and YouTube Analyzed, tested out more than 15,000 keywords and phrases to see what would get a video demonetized. Changing the word gay or lesbian to “happy,” for instance, made the video ad-friendly. – Audra Schroeder, The Daily Dot » https://ift.tt/2ncRkvT [photo:Nerd City/YouTube]

Top SVOD Apps by Revenue in the United States and Europe for Q1 2019

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The top SVOD app in the United States for Q1 2019 was Netflix with more than $151 million in revenue. This represented an estimated 1 percent year-over-year growth from Q1 2018. YouTube, HBO NOW , Hulu, and YouTube TV made up the remainder of the top five SVOD apps by revenue in Q1 2019. Crunchyroll climbed one place from No. 9 in Q1 2018 to No. 8 in Q1 2019. – Jonathan Briskman, Sensor Tower » http://bit.ly/2QVrDu7

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