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Emojis on YouTube?! Emojis. We use them to express emotion 🙃 , we describe our food with them 🍆 , and even use them – sometimes many of them – on our social posts. But what about on YouTube? Well, up until recently, there wasn’t much support for our tiny little friends, but that’s starting to change. Emoji it up! 👆 Now that YouTube is starting to support emojis, it’s time to throw a few in your titles and descriptions – but just like actual words, you must comply with YouTube’s community guidelines; don’t use too many, and only include relevant emojis. You don’t […]

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Demonetization on YouTube – #YouTubeIsOverParty The #YouTubeIsOverParty is in full swing – it’s trending on Twitter, videos are flooding in, and the conversation is hot and heavy – but let’s step away from the noise so we can chat about what all this means. Over the last few days, creators have begun receiving notifications from YouTube that some of their videos are no longer eligible for monetization due to the content being “controversial”. Understandably, you have many questions and concerns, so we’ve been hard at work gathering the facts, and here’s the lowdown. This policy is not new. Though it may seem like a new policy, the ‘advertiser-friendly […]

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Community Spotlight: August 2016 Here we are again, with another great list of Fullscreen creators for you to check out! This month’s list covers gaming, production, art, dance, and even tarantulas! We’re always looking to discover new and interesting channels in our network so we can share them with the world, but also so we can showcase the strategies and best practices they implement that help them grow meaningful and engaged fans on all their platforms. Let’s jump in! Viva La Dirt League Viva La Dirt League is a perfect mixture of comedy, gaming, sketches, and music videos – all wrapped in that wonderful dry […]

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Gaming Update: Pokémon GO has taken over our lives! It’s been another busy month in gaming, and we decided to take a few minutes to stop catching Pokémon and give you a quick rundown of what’s new. Pokémon GO taking over the world, new platform updates, what games you should playing, and so much more! Gotta Catch ’em All If you’ve been outside at all over the past week, you’ve probably seen at least one person embarking on their real life journey to catch ‘em all thanks to Niantic & Nintendo’s hit new app, Pokémon GO. The phenomenon has taken over mobile devices worldwide and is driving social interaction […]

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Community Spotlight: July 2016 There are so many incredible content creators out there, and we’re fortunate enough to many of them in our network, so we wanted to carve out this special place where we can highlight some of our favorite new finds that you may not have stumbled across. Each month we’ll be introducing you to five channels from our network, highlighting some tactics they are using to grow, and encouraging you all to check them out, subscribe, and even reach out for collabs! Welcome to our first ever Community Spotlight – let’s dive in! Dustin Buck Dustin Buck is our latest video […]

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7 APPS EVERY FILMMAKER SHOULD TAKE ADVANTAGE OF So you make videos and tell stories right? Awesome, then you’re a filmmaker – and don’t let anyone tell you otherwise! With filmmaking, just like all other art forms, there’s need for particular tools to make the process of creation smoother and easier. Luckily, we live in a world where we have access to hundreds of tools right on our phones – so, what’s stopping you? Below is a list of apps I use almost daily to create videos and short films. CELTX SCRIPT I’ve been using Celtx on my desktop for years now, but lately as I’ve been traveling […]

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Why you should be on all the video platforms Just a few years ago, the question “where do you upload your videos?” wasn’t really a thing. “YouTube” was the clear, and only answer. I think it’s fair to say that times are changing. Facebook, Twitter, Vine, Instagram – just to name a few of the larger platforms you can now upload native video to – and they all continue to improve at rapid speeds. So let me ask again, “where do you upload your videos?”. Hopefully your answer is now “everywhere!”. Facebook Video Let’s start with the elephant in the room – Facebook. While some of us old-timers know Facebook as the […]

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Fullscreen Creator Network: Bowling Night VidCon is less than a week away – and we could not be more excited about all the festivities kicking off next Thursday. We are especially excited about meeting all of you, and have put together something special for our #FullscreenFam! The Fullscreen Creator Network bowling night is back for its second year, and will take place on Thursday, June 23rd from 7 – 9:30pm. The night will be filled with bowling, drinks, snacks, swag, prizes, and a chance to meet your fellow Fullscreen creators and staff. It seems obvious, but please only RSVP if you will physically be able to attend. We […]

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6 gaming updates to keep you current Top 10 Things we want to see at E3 2016 It’s E3 week! And we’re super excited to see what’s in store. From the new Xbox One S, to the new Zelda game, and so much more. Here are the top 10 things we’re hoping to catch this week: 10. Injustice 2 – The original title was a blast to play and spawned a really deep ongoing comic book franchise, we can’t wait to see where the sequel takes us. 9. Kingdom Hearts 3 – It’s probably still a little early to expect much more than a new trailer, but even […]

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