YouTube is cracking down on Web stars who try to sell ads against their YouTube views without paying YouTube its required revenue share.

Some YouTube celebrities are selling branded deals based on their YouTube views, circumventing the site. That can violate the partner deal, according to this week's New Media Minute.

Daisy Whitney

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