With over 1.5 billion logged-in users a month, the YouTube Creator Studio app, is going forward will be called 'YouTube Studio app.' In addition, it has got many new features, including: an ability to scheduled posts right from a phone, just pck the time, date, and video type either as private, unlisted or public.
See the GIF below showing scheduled post:
Creators can also now check their subscriber count anytime anywhere using new 'Subscriber Count Card' feature located right at the top of YouTube Studio app dashboard. Also, features such as allowing using of creator hearts and pin comments straight from the app, along with more features are scheduled to arrive in next few months.
Other features, 'actionable insights,' which complement analytics insight cards would send you a personalized message of significant event happening on your channel, like a video experiencing sudden spike in views, and would also tip you to make the most of these sudden happenings on your channel.
Also, more helpful tips to help you grow your channel in the YouTube Studio app will arrive very soon.
Custom thumbnails let you upload your own thumbnails for videos from your mobile device.
Example GIF image of custom thumbnails:
Also, a new way to earn money on your channel with YouTube Gaming was announced called as "Sponsorships," that let fans purchase digital goods directly from a YouTube channel and support you via monthly recurring payments of $4.99 USD – local pricing applies.
Sponsorships, are now available to all eligible creators on YouTube Gaming app, and can be enable on eligible channels at youtube.com/features. Once enabled, sponsors will get perks, such as custom badge and custom emoji. And, as you pass sponsorship milestones, more emojis' will get unlocked to be used on channel in real-time.
See these badges and emojis:
Additionally, access to sponsors-only live chat and immunity from slow mode will be available, too. And, you'll able to set up additional perks through 3rd-party services, such as on-stream alerts or an exclusive Discord sponsors-only server where fans can connect and chat together.
An annimated GIF, showing YouTube Gaming Sponsorships:
Lastly, YouTube also bid farewell to a 2013 launched service "paid channels" that offered monthly subscriptions for some channels, because of having less than 1% of creators using it today. As, more revenue opportunities are available through YouTube Red, Super Chat, and now sponsorships.
The team is also inviting non-gaming creators to be a part of a testing version of sponsorships on the main YouTube app, sign up here, if you are interested.