YouTube to offer crowdfunding - Take on Patreon?

I think this is a big thing. Not every YouTuber would want to have adverts on their video because viewers like me hate it. Services like Patreon allows viewers to donate a small fee to help support the creator. It was just a matter of time YouTube will allowed this on their services, but I am not sure if they will match Patreon 5% fee...

This is a good move and it allows another way to help the creators.

This does not mean that Advertising is going to go away. I think advertising is good, but I would feel content producer would like to have more control, maybe to select companies they would like to advertise and maybe the exact videos they would like to show, which currently they cannot do. But it is good to see many ways of helping the creators!

http://www.richardtan.co.uk/2014/05/youtube-to-offer-crowdfunding-take-on.html
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