Australia YouTube Round-Up: March 2018
Welcome to our second monthly round-up for Youtube in Australia. Each month we report on the most popular YouTube channels and trending videos in Australia, and all major updates to the platform to keep you informed.
YouTube Channel Performance: Total Subscribers
March saw HowToBasic become the most subscribed Australian YouTube channel, taking the #1 spot from Wengie. Troy Sivane saw big gains, moving from #8 to #4 with a HUGE 25% growth in subscribers. And Muselk moved up 2 places to crack the top 10 – continuing strong growth from last month with a 15% increase in subscribers. One to keep an eye on outside the top 20 (currently #34), and the biggest mover in March with 36% growth was How Ridiculous.
|15||How To Cook That||Howto||3,428,779|
|20||Mighty Car Mods||Autos||2,641,778|
YouTube Channel Performance: Total Views
Not much movement in the most viewed Australian YouTube channels for March. Muselk gained one place to 11th, Kyutie climbs one spot to 18th, and Mighty Toys joins our top 20 for the first time. How Ridiculous is again one to watch – despite being 87th, the channel saw almost 30% growth in video views in March. And finally gaming channel Lachlan hits a HUGE milestone with 1 billion views – congratulations!
|2||SR Toys Collection||Entertainment||2,961,019,968|
|5||Bounce Patrol Kids||Music||1,888,282,103|
|9||Come And Play||Entertainment||1,428,975,480|
Major Changes to YouTube:
- Here’s a sneak peek at YouTube Studio Beta [link]
- The new dark theme on YouTube is everything you could have wanted but didn’t know you needed [link]
- The backlog of YouTube partner applications should be cleared by April. [link]
- YouTube have just made it even easier to live stream [link]
- YouTube is testing the ability to allow users to minimise and watch a video while continuing to browse [link].
Other Points of Interest
- YouTube’s new music service actually won’t launch this March [link]
- The internet shares what it’s learnt from YouTube [link].
- YouTube will add information from Wikipedia to videos about conspiracies [link]
- Why media companies are shifting their attention from Facebook to YouTube [link]
- Fortnite breaks a YouTube record [link]
What Australian’s Are Watching Right Now
Here is a list of videos that are trending right now.
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