YouTube Now Tells You the Copyright Status of a Song Before You Upload
YouTube is rolling out an update to help creators have a better understanding of which copyrighted music content they can and cannot use in their videos.
The new feature, which will be available within the YouTube Audio Library, allows creators to see the copyright status of any song they have searched for. This would take place before a creator chooses to use that song within an upload, thereby warding off any copyright issues before they transpire.
Here’s an example of how it works, using Charli XCX’s hit “Boom Clap” (which, incidentally enough, was featured on the soundtrack for “The Fault in Our Stars,” which, as you know, is a hit movie based on YouTube star and author John Green’s best-selling novel):Tags: Content ID, copyright, music, youtube, YouTube Audio Library, YouTube Creators