YouTube is like a video ocean which consists of content related to the various categories. More than three million videos are uploaded onto the platform every day across the globe. It is the perfect place for the creators to get identified among the millions of videos. YouTube’s content ID is also very impressive, and it is one of the biggest reasons why creators are just addicted to YouTube though many different video hosting platforms exist across the web. But, the YouTube platform is also facing a significant problem with freebooting which results in the loss of revenue in the hands of other platforms. We have explained the WhatsApp Video Freebooting solutions to Facebook.
WhatsApp Video Freebooting
Freebooting is nothing but copying and uploading the copyrighted content to the other platforms. Previously, YouTube platform had faced severe difficulties with the Facebook freebooting and now with the Whatsapp application. Whatsapp application is one of the most famous apps for online chatting, audio, and image as well as document sharing platform. It also allows the video sharing among the groups very quickly. There are some millions of users are using the Whatsapp actively. They are sharing the videos that are gone viral on the YouTube platform and uploading them to share on Whatsapp which results in WhatsApp Video Freebooting.
It becomes a significant headache to the YouTube platform as the creators on YouTube platform were keeping their efforts in creating the video content which is trending across the YouTube platform. The after revenue will be lost if they can be freebooted on other platforms like Facebook Video Freebooting and WhatsApp Video Freebooting. Creators are panicked and helpless with this situation and exploring the ways to control this case. Mainly, the videos that are gone viral are getting more views on WhatsApp which results in freebooting and the massive loss to the content creators. If there is any copyrighted content appeared on Facebook filed a complaint, then they are taking the necessary action, but when comes to the Whatsapp there is no such way to process a DMCA notice. So, Whatsapp need to think about the best solution for the future creators and need to monitor its technology like YouTube Content ID. Otherwise, it just remains a big problem.
Facebook Recently Launched Rights Manager for its platform to avoid Video freebooting. But what about WhatsApp Freebooting.It is still a question for Creators and Brands.