YouTube Opens Partner Program To Everyone, Drama Ensues

Last week YouTube made a pretty major announcement—they’ve opened up their once very selective Partner Program to everyone.

Last week YouTube made a pretty major announcement—they’ve opened up their once very selective Partner Program to everyone.  I think Kevin Nalty, aka Nalts, puts it best when he says that now everyone can be a partner “as long as they own a computer and have a pulse.”  This is pretty exciting for creators that have only dreamed of YouTube partnership, but not everyone is happy about the news and drama has ensued.

Now before we get to the drama, lets take a quick look at the announcement, which went up last Thursday on the YouTube blog.  The YouTube Team writes: