YouTube’s Tip Jar Fan Funding Feature Goes Live In 4 Countries

YouTube is now offering creators compensation beyond a split of ad revenue. Google, which announced back in June that it was testing a YouTube tip jar, has now launched the crowd funding feature in four countries. Users in the US, Australia, Japan and Mexico can access the tip jar now, and more countries will be added in the coming months. Fan Funding is currently available via the web and YouTube Android app. If a creator has Fan Funding enabled, you may see an [ ] icon in the corner of their video. Click that icon to get started! You can…


Twitter Opens Analytics Dashboard To Your Band

It’s important to know what’s happening with all that social media activity that so often seems to be an act of faith. Twitter’s making it easier to keep up with the reach of your tweets on Twitter by opening their Tweet activity dashboard to all users. Previously available for advertisers and whoever Twitter deemed special enough to verify, Twitter’s analytics may tell you some things you didn’t know but leave you wanting more. Given how many analytics products there are and how many of those have third party solutions to the problem of surfacing and displaying the most important information,…