According to Naijatechguide, ‘C
urrently anyone can still apply to be in the YouTube Partner Program, but YouTube does state in the blog post that it’ll be adding a review process for new applicants in the coming weeks. It appears future applicants won’t be accepted into the Partner Program until they surpass that 10,000-view milestone.’
“After a creator hits 10k lifetime views on their channel, we’ll review their activity against our policies,” YouTube’s blog post states. “If everything looks good, we’ll bring this channel into YPP and begin serving ads against their content. Together these new thresholds will help ensure revenue only flows to creators who are playing by the rules.”
How will Nigerian vloggers make money with these new regulations? With oil and regular jobs not being what they once were, blogging and other tech businesses seemed to shine a light, but it appears that light doesn’t shine for Nigerians just entering the blogging field.
The Nigerian Federal and state governments should seize this challenge as an opportunity to provide tech income solutions for Nigerian bloggers, vloggers, app makers, etc.