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Thousands of YouTube Partners Now Make Six Figures a Year (GigaOM)
Thousands of YouTube partners are making over $100,000 a year, according to Google senior vice president and chief business officer Nikesh Arora. YouTube had previously put the number of six-figure earners in the hundreds. SocialTimes If you took a sledgehammer to YouTube or Vimeo, you’d have Ptch. Backed by DreamWorks Investments, the social media iPhone app lets you create short movies from video clips and photographs, add music and filters and share the entire process with friends. ars technica Four YouTube videos that had apparently been taken down earlier this week due to dubious copyright claims by the music publisher BMG Rights Management have once again become available to American audiences. The videos showed President Obama singing the opening line of Al Green’s “Let’s Stay Together.” SocialTimes Now, when you upload footage to YouTube that requires anonymity, you can blur out all the faces in the video in one click. When it comes to cats and dogs, it works some of the time anyway. Politico The Romney campaign sent YouTube an appeal letter on Wednesday asserting the footage in the ad, titled “Political Payoffs And Middle Class Layoffs,” was fair use under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and not a copyright violation. YouTube executives agreed with Romney. continued…
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