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YouTube’s ‘Creator Preview’ App Will Let Creators Crowdsource Easily

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YouTube announced a new initiative called Creator Preview, a video series in which the Google-owned company shares what features it is working on for creators. In the first video, YouTube reveals it is building a mobile app just for creators, a feature that lets fans directly contribute funds to creators, and a “way to harness the power of the crowd to create captions and subtitles for your videos in 60+ languages.”  As you can see above, YouTube doesn’t actually show off any of the features in the video: it merely interviews a few engineers about why they think these are necessary additions. Nevertheless, now you know what’s coming, and Google is asking for your feedback on Google+ and Twitter.  YouTube says it will be releasing these videos “regularly,” but stopped short of revealing exactly how often.

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Shelly Palmer is the host of NBC Universal’s Live Digital with Shelly Palmer, a weekly half-hour television show about living and working in a digital world. He is Fox 5′s (WNYW-TV New York) Tech Expert and the host of United Stations Radio Network’s, MediaBytes, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment.