YouTube Keeps People From Pirate Sites, Study Shows
Posted in: Online TV/Music at 12/05/2017 19:15
In recent months music industry insiders have heavily criticised YouTube, with some claiming that it hurts legal sales. A new research report commissioned by the video streaming platform suggests otherwise. The study shows that YouTube keeps people away from pirate sites, while there is no evidence of significant cannibalization.
The music industry has witnessed some dramatic changes over the past decade and a half.
With the rise of digital, people’s music consumption habits evolved dramatically, followed by more change when subscription streaming services came along.