Yellow monetization icons - more info and resources!
Below you’ll find more info and resources to help make sure your videos are correctly monetizing. We’ll continue to add to this list as we make improvements. If you haven't yet, check out how we're improving the technology behind our monetization icons.
Our automated ads systems run multiple scans to determine whether a given video meets our advertiser-friendly content guidelines. To get an early read on whether your content is likely to receive a yellow icon, you can check the monetization status before making the video public by uploading it as unlisted or private. We typically do an initial classification of the video within 2 hours after upload. Please bear in mind that a video's classification may change after publishing as the system continues to analyze more information from your video. We’re actively working to make this process happen faster.
If you have more than 10k subscribers, you can request a manual review of your unlisted or private video regardless of view count. Then, you can wait to publish the video until you’ve received an email update with the outcome of the review. We know this is difficult for some types of videos like breaking news, and we’ll continue improving our systems to minimize the need for appeals.
If you don’t have 10k subscribers or meet the human review thresholds, we understand it can be frustrating to see a yellow icon on your videos. Make sure you've reviewed our advertiser-friendly content guidelines, not just for the content of the video but also for the title, description, thumbnail and tags. If you make adjustments to the title, description or thumbnail, the system will take another look at the video within 24 hours (without having to request a manual review).
Creator Academy lesson on creating advertiser-friendly content
Forum post on appeals process
Good night, I'm sorry, I want to ask about my youtube channel,
according to the provisions of the youtube that requires the channel to have 4000 hours of broadcast and 1000 subscribers,
it turns out my youtube channel has exceeded this limit, but until now my youtube channel cannot be monitized,
to I begged the youtube to review my channel so that it can be monitized immediately. for your attention I thank you.
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