YouTube hunts for content creators in SA, Nigeria
To qualify for the crash course, content creators must have a channel with 10 000 to 100 000 subscribers, and the account must be in good standing.
YouTube’s creator community grows, earns billions
The YouTube Partner Programme attracts over two million creators globally, paying them more than $30 billion over the last three years.
DStv gains traction with Netflix, Amazon Prime add-ons
The pay-TV video entertainment giant sees growth in subscribers accessing third-party streaming services through its platform.
Users ‘most curious’ about WhatsApp’s Ts & Cs
The popular messaging app’s legal terms and policies for users are the ones people are most curious about, reveals a survey.
YouTube takes on TikTok, Instagram with short-form videos
The online video-sharing platform introduces a beta version of its short-form video service, to better compete with rivals TikTok and Instagram Reels.
SA’s top social media, messenger services revealed
The SA Social Media Landscape Report 2021 shows that close to 100% of people access social media via their mobile devices.
Digital banking app Bettr ventures into gamification, streaming
African gaming expert Grant Hinds joins SA’s newest digital banking player, Bettr.App, as it looks to offer gamification and content streaming services.
African YouTube comedy shot entirely on Zoom
The series hopes to draw more attention to renewable energy usage on the continent.
Huawei shrugs off Google’s absence on its smartphones
The Chinese telecoms giant’s native ecosystem, Huawei Mobile Services, more than fills the blacklisting-induced, Google-sized hole, as it closes in on Samsung.
YouTube, advertising demand boost Alphabet’s revenue
Google parent company Alphabet reports strong fourth quarter and fiscal year 2020 results, bolstered by its advertising, cloud and YouTube businesses.
SA content creators to receive a share of YouTube’s $100 million fund
Eight South Africans are among 20 Africans who have made it to the #YouTubeBlackVoices list.