YouTube: Indonesian Channels
YouTube stated that Indonesia has 200 local channels that already have 1 million subscribers per March 2019. This numbers are keep on increasing until it reached 5 times bigger than March 2018. With this number of subscribers, those local channels have already granted the Gold status provided by YouTube.
“It even have 13 channels that reached 1 million subscribers every month in Indonesia,” said the Director of YouTube Global Creator & Artist Development, Chris Schremp on the YouTube Pop-Up Space Press Conference in Jakarta, Tuesday, April 30th 2019.
Schremp also said that the local creator who have 100 thousands subscribers also increase three times compared to the last year. Right now, YouTube stated that channel with the Silver Level in Indonesia have already reached 2,500 channels.
YouTube and Indonesian subscribers
Schremp stated that Indonesia is one of the most important market place for YouTube, according to the amount of Gold Level and Silver Level YouTube accounts. Due to this circumstance, YouTube already dedicated themselves to invest in Indonesia and educate the local content creators to keep on producing the quality contents on YouTube.
“We would like to help the creators in Indonesia and presenting various initiatives that support their development consistently in order to make them and make YouTube become more well-developed,” Schremp added.
Schremp said that this year, YouTube held the YouTube Pop-Up Space. This is the initiative YouTube took to help Indonesian creative contents maker to develop better than ever.
Source: CNN Indonesia