If you’re a YouTube Partner uploading someone else’s work, beware. YouTube is checking in on you and might revoke your Partner privileges.
In a post on the company’s official help forum, YouTube announced that it’s doubling down on efforts to curb abuse within the YouTube Partner Program. Specifically, a YouTube spokesperson outlined in the post that it’s cracking down on a policy regarding channels posting “duplicative content.”
YouTube describes the type of content in violation of its policies as:
Appearing to be automatically generated.
Pulled from third party sources with no content or narrative added by the creator.
Uploaded many times by multiple users and you’re not the original uploader.
Uploaded in a way that is trying to get around our copyright tools. Read more…