Update: I might not even be allowed to make custom thumbnails or set publish dates anymore so it might affect me after all. 🙁
YouTube no longer wants me as a part of their “Partner Program”, well I guess I will have to learn how to live without those $0,50 a day. .:D I enabled it to see what it was about, so, oh well.
Today we are announcing changes to the YouTube Partner Program (YPP). While our goal remains to keep the YPP open to as many channels as possible, we recognize we need more safeguards in place to protect creator revenue across the YouTube ecosystem.
Under the new eligibility requirements announced today, your YouTube channel, Martin J, is no longer eligible for monetization because it doesn’t meet the new threshold of 4,000 hours of watchtime within the past 12 months and 1,000 subscribers. As a result, your channel will lose access to all monetization tools and features associated with the YouTube Partner Program on February 20, 2018 unless you surpass this threshold in the next 30 days. Accordingly, this email serves as 30 days notice that your YouTube Partner Program terms are terminated.
One of YouTube’s core values is to provide anyone the opportunity to earn money from a thriving channel. Creators who haven’t yet reached this new threshold can continue to benefit from our Creator Academy, our Help Center, and all the resources on the Creator Site to grow their channels. Once your channel reaches the new threshold, it will be reviewed to make sure it adheres to our policies and guidelines, and if so, monetization will be re-enabled.
Main Channel: https://www.youtube.com/ruddk
Secondary channel : https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKq_sn1DMx6jjYPnGtk2xJw