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[Q?] Videos that can be monetized?

Discussion in 'YouTube' started by appache, Jan 15, 2012.

  1. appache

    appache Regular Member

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    So I was under the impression you could NOT monetize video game videos.

    Yet I see channels with that. Is it not copyrighted? Like, I wouldn't be able to monetize videos of for example film previews of the 90s.

    I get denied monetization for videos for using a short old video reference.

    Is there any actual place where they explain what do's or don'ts when it comes to what you can actually can monetize.

    I am starting to get kinda confused...Every time I think I got it figured out, something is there to mess with me ....
     
  2. Jixor

    Jixor Registered Member

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    If the video is short then it is fine, I.e like 4 minutes. However if it is longer then it needs to have something like commentary that is instructional.

    Otherwise it is just a video of a computer game and the content isn't really the uploader's to monetize. YouTube have pages explaining this now on there partner help section.
     
  3. Big_0n3

    Big_0n3 Senior Member

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    You can monetize allmost every type of video on youtube if you know how...
     
  4. Jixor

    Jixor Registered Member

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    What do you mean? Quoting fair use? Please explain.