How Do YouTube Claims Work?

What to do when the service’s automated system fails to catch your content.

Songtrust clients can submit links to videos that may not have been caught by YouTube’s Content ID system through the “Manual Claims” tab in the YouTube section of the Songtrust Dashboard. Each video will enter a queue to be reviewed and claimed by our team as soon as it’s submitted. 

Please note that we can not monetize videos that do not meet YouTube's new eligibility requirements (as of February 20, 2018). In order for us to place ads on and monetize a video, the video must be on a channel that has at least 1,000 subscribers, 4,000 hours of watch time over the past 12 months, live in a country/region where the YouTube Partner Program is available, and have a linked Adsense account.

Check out our Youtube Tool Demo to learn how to best utilize and navigate this tool in within Songtrust account. 


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