Copyright strikes can be extremely detrimental to your YouTube channel and video marketing strategy. Be it fair use or not, it is always important to ensure that you do not end up with copyright strikes on your YouTube videos. While avoiding copyright strikes is a lot easier said than done, there are certain ways that you can follow in order to avoid getting copyright strikes on YouTube videos. In this article, we are going to discuss some of the effective ways to avoid copyright strikes on Google Play Store
YouTube has started rolling out a new tool called “Checks” which will automatically screen your uploads for potential copyright claims and ad suitability restrictions. This will help you minimize the number of videos uploaded with copyright claims and/or yellow icons and avoid surprises or worries.
How to avoid copyright strikes on YouTube
- Open Google Play Store
- Search YouTube studio and upload a video you wanted to.
- During the upload flow on the desktop, you’ll see the option to review your video in the new “checks”.
- If a copyright claim is found, you‘ll see what you can do to address it when clicking on ‘See details’. You’ll be able to see the content being claimed, including the timecode it appears at, and the impact the claim has on your video.
- If there is an ad-suitability issue found with your video, you’ll see an option to “Request a review”. Double-check that your video, thumbnail, and metadata meet YouTube’s advertiser-friendly content guidelines before requesting a review. When the review is complete, you’ll get an email update, and the status in the “Checks” step of the upload flow will update.
- If they aren’t any your video is Good to Go.
According to YouTube, copyright checks usually finish within 3 minutes, while monetization checks can take a couple of minutes longer. You’ll see a time estimate on the screen. you can publish the video while the checks are still running.
This is Really very good and useful features for YouTube creators. This will protect creators from potential copyright strikes that might impact the channel.