YouTube rolls out crowdfunding feature

09.09.2014

This week YouTube has started to enroll its new feature; the tip jar. With this feature creators can enable fan funding and people can donate to their channel.

This is a possibilty in the webbrowser as well as the YouTube android app. Donations are being handled by Google Wallet and YouTube will keep a small cut of the transaction. The Tip Jar is now released in the US, Australia, Japan and Mexico and will be available in more countries soon.

The Tip Jar can be interesting for labels and artist to gather exposure and of course funding for their projects.

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