The videos need to be all of your own original content or fall within the copyright articles of fair use. These exceptions are usually very transformative and alter the original content in such a way as to render it into something original and new. Compilations do not typically fall under fair use.
@weissconsultancy Short answer, no. At least not directly. You would need to become a distribution partner with Rumble and its content. OR you host separate ads on your site that you'd get paid for clicks on. Though the videos themselves are not paying you. The traffic to the site and subsequent...
@stephenjmac It's not that Rumble didn't "count" it. Someone, at least by the looks of it, took your video and made an unlicensed copy and put it on FB. Which is exactly what this thread is for. Rumble is using all of these infringements to build a case I expect.
That's what upfront means in this case. They gave you money before your video started earning it, so that amount is deducted from your earnings total if those earnings ever surpass the upfront payment.
I think you are aware of all of these but I wanted to get the ball rolling. The biggest infringements I have are all for the same video. Screenshots attached.
These screenshots are old and no doubt views have gone up. Add them all together for nearly 80 million unlicensed views...
Some songs have different rights and permissions. They each can have specific uses attached to them and how you can and can't use them for monetization. I read the agreements/terms, do my homework, and find ones that are cleared.
All the music I use in my videos is licensed. Some I paid for, others have been made free from platforms like YouTube's creator's studio. So no, it's not obvious. I use music legally and am allowed to use it and make money with it when it's used in my content.
If you were...