YouTube Partners: are you seeing a drop or fluctuations in revenue? Check your videos.

YouTube has been heavily criticized by advertisers for allowing ads to run on "extremist" or other non-advertiser friendly content. Some advertisers have suspended their advertising campaigns.

In response YouTube has begun to implement new "brand safety controls". That means your channel may be affected by these changes.

Blog post: https://youtube-creators.googleblog.com/2017/03/strengthening-youtube-for-advertisers.html

YouTube also notes this may affect your earnings:

If you’re seeing fluctuations in your revenue over the next few weeks, it may be because we’re fine tuning our ads systems to address these concerns. While this can be unsettling, we’re working as fast we can to improve our systems so that advertisers feel more confident in our platform and revenue continues to flow to creators over the long term.

Post: https://productforums.google.com/forum/#!topic/youtube/09dw40n0iwY

What you can do

* Make sure your videos’ thumbnails, titles and descriptions accurately represent the content in your video and comply with the advertiser-friendly content guidelines:

https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/6162278

* If you think your video was demonetized in error, you can appeal. Request a review by clicking on the yellow $ icon next to the video in Video Manager:

https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/7083671

Do you have other monetization issues? Try the monetization troubleshooter:
https://support.google.com/youtube/troubleshooter/2990415

Questions? Comments? Head over to the YouTube help forum:
https://productforums.google.com/forum/#!topic/youtube/09dw40n0iwY

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