Are these Vloggers just a scam? SOL or Shmee etc? (Vol 2)

Are these Vloggers just a scam? SOL or Shmee etc? (Vol 2)

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Big Al.

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61,818 posts

203 months

Thursday 12th April 2018
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bongtom

598 posts

28 months

Thursday 12th April 2018
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In!

Butter Face

19,176 posts

105 months

Thursday 12th April 2018
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Yes they are

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dannyDC2

7,052 posts

113 months

Thursday 12th April 2018
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About bloody time.

Speaking of which, doing the bushes on the M3 last night involved a lot of blood and swearing. Interesting to see if YouTube will flag the video up! scratchchin

Truckosaurus

7,128 posts

229 months

Thursday 12th April 2018
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An interesting announcement of a new project from the MCM boys today.

Shmee

7,226 posts

158 months

Thursday 12th April 2018
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dannyDC2 said:
About bloody time.

Speaking of which, doing the bushes on the M3 last night involved a lot of blood and swearing. Interesting to see if YouTube will flag the video up! scratchchin
How easily does that happen? As a rule of thumb, I don't swear in videos but the other day had one where someone else did and I wasn't sure whether to leave it in. Having published it without removing, the video didn't seem to get any negative consequence as a result.

e30m3Mark

12,829 posts

118 months

Thursday 12th April 2018
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Shmee said:
dannyDC2 said:
About bloody time.

Speaking of which, doing the bushes on the M3 last night involved a lot of blood and swearing. Interesting to see if YouTube will flag the video up! scratchchin
How easily does that happen? As a rule of thumb, I don't swear in videos but the other day had one where someone else did and I wasn't sure whether to leave it in. Having published it without removing, the video didn't seem to get any negative consequence as a result.
I guess it all comes down to context and the kind of personality you portray? I don't hear that much swearing in yours, Danny's etc whereas the like of DMO'mydaze can't string more than a couple of words together without one expletive or another. But denday is street innit fam.

dannyDC2

7,052 posts

113 months

Thursday 12th April 2018
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Shmee said:
dannyDC2 said:
About bloody time.

Speaking of which, doing the bushes on the M3 last night involved a lot of blood and swearing. Interesting to see if YouTube will flag the video up! scratchchin
How easily does that happen? As a rule of thumb, I don't swear in videos but the other day had one where someone else did and I wasn't sure whether to leave it in. Having published it without removing, the video didn't seem to get any negative consequence as a result.
My videos usually go yellow for the first day or two, then back to green after they've been reviewed. I'm not sure if you saw the controversy the other week, but YouTube apparently uses this period to categorise the video with a rating system (PG/13/Mature etc), then uses this to target the ads. There's no way of telling which category you're in, as YouTube are still being quiet about this, but as a general rule swearing will put you in the mature category.

I'm not sure if I receive any ad revenue during the review time, it's not a massive concern for my channel being fairly small, but I would be concerned with a channel of your size to probably keep the swearing out.

Did you notice a drop in ad revenue from it, or was there a delay in getting the green monetisation tick?

Shmee

7,226 posts

158 months

Thursday 12th April 2018
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There was no noticeable loss of earnings on that video at all; I would say it hit the same RPM as anything else at current. On the other hand, for whatever reason that video did not get a huge amount of views in total so it's not easily comparable.

I'm sure that YouTube promote videos that earn them more; although they might not admit to it. I.e. a video connected to high rate advertisers gets naturally more views as well as more revenue, than something that's less easily connected to adverts.

thatguy11

566 posts

68 months

Thursday 12th April 2018
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Tim, just out of pure curiosity, does it ever annoy you the sheer amount of times people seem to misspell Shmee "Schmee"?

Shmee

7,226 posts

158 months

Thursday 12th April 2018
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thatguy11 said:
Tim, just out of pure curiosity, does it ever annoy you the sheer amount of times people seem to misspell Shmee "Schmee"?
It did 5+ years ago but I guess I'm completely normalised now to all sorts of strange spellings. Most phones will autocorrect it to 'Ahmed' too which is always funny.

Andrew[MG]

3,214 posts

143 months

Thursday 12th April 2018
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In for another 500 pages...

sagarich

1,006 posts

94 months

Thursday 12th April 2018
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Blimey, 500 pages went quickly. In for another 500.

lewishollings

197 posts

31 months

Thursday 12th April 2018
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in

playalistic

2,137 posts

109 months

Thursday 12th April 2018
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Just click "Watch", enough with the "in" BS, cheers.

David87

5,268 posts

157 months

Thursday 12th April 2018
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playalistic said:
Just click "Watch", enough with the "in" BS, cheers.
You said that just to get 'in', didn't you. biggrin

lewishollings

197 posts

31 months

Thursday 12th April 2018
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playalistic said:
Just click "Watch", enough with the "in" BS, cheers.
Too late... in now... in.... in

RobDown

3,556 posts

73 months

Thursday 12th April 2018
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Shmee said:
thatguy11 said:
Tim, just out of pure curiosity, does it ever annoy you the sheer amount of times people seem to misspell Shmee "Schmee"?
It did 5+ years ago but I guess I'm completely normalised now to all sorts of strange spellings. Most phones will autocorrect it to 'Ahmed' too which is always funny.
Ah I was wondering why Ahmed150 had so many followers smile


Shmee

7,226 posts

158 months

Thursday 12th April 2018
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RobDown said:
Ah I was wondering why Ahmed150 had so many followers smile
Somehow, it seems that is actually an account with a grand total of 4 followers on Instagram!

playalistic

2,137 posts

109 months

Thursday 12th April 2018
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David87 said:
playalistic said:
Just click "Watch", enough with the "in" BS, cheers.
You said that just to get 'in', didn't you. biggrin
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