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Creator Weekly: YouTube Shorts Tools, Spotify Podcast Comments, Google Photos - iCloud Photos transfer

What’s happening this week? It seems like every platform wants to be a social network, with comments on Spotify podcasts, Substack pushing Notes, Beehiiv making it easier for people to like & comment. Plus YouTube is launching new tools in the Shorts editor, you can transfer your photos and videos between Google Photos and iCloud Photos, set up recording before your Meet meeting and more. Top news and updates this week Six new tools coming to the YouTube Shorts editor, including auto-generated captions. Long shut down Apple news site TUAW was relaunched with AI-generated articles under the original authors bylines New features are coming to StreamYard studio Instagram shared Reels tips Spotify is launching comments on podcasts What would happen if you disavow all backlinks to your website? Cyrus Shepherd tried it. You can now transfer your Google Photos library to Apple iCloud Photos and vice versa. There is a Threads bonus program, seemingly aimed at Instagram creators. Goo

Creator Weekly: YouTube Erase Song tool, Twitch's new features, Threads is one

I hope you’re staying cool this week! It was fortunate there was a holiday so I didn’t need to do anything much. This week there are a few updates from YouTube, news from TwitchCon Europe, Threads celebrated its first birthday, and more. Top news and updates this week YouTube updates the Erase Song tool to remove copyright-claimed music Twitch announced new features in the works for the mobile app, Stories, Clips, Stream Together, Power Ups and more YouTube live streamers can now go through policy training for unauthorized 3rd party content warnings Google Search Console had delayed Performance Reports data this week (but it should be fixed) Threads is one year old, and has plans for the future Mastodon has a feature that links a shared news article to the author’s Fediverse account After backlash Meta (including Instagram) is changing labels from “Made with AI” to “AI Info” Instagram says focus on sh