YouTube has a copyright concern. While the platforms AI-powered Content ID prevents prohibited uploads of copyrighted product, it frequently hits legitimate developers with copyright claims even if they have not breached YouTubes policies. Luckily, the company is including a new “Checks” tool that can help you find possible copyright claims prior to a video is published, and prevent obstructed or demonetized videos– or worse.To utilize the new Checks tool, just open YouTube Studio on desktop and upload your video like normal. YouTubes Content ID look for copyrighted product as its publishing, and examines the videos material, description, and metadata for “Advertisement Suitability” issues.YouTube says the copyright scan only takes a few minutes, while Ad Suitability checks take longer to complete. Its best to release the video after the checks are done, however users can publish videos while the checks are still running and then examine them later.Once the Checks process is complete, youll see green checkmarks if you pass, or yellow/red signals if theres a problem with your video.Dont concern if you get an alert– these are preemptive notifications so you can attend to issues before a video is public. Claims against you only enter into result after the video is released, so ensure you modify your video or dispute the claim to prevent demonetization, obstructed or eliminated videos, and additional copyright declares that might damage your channel.G/ O Media may get a commissionWhat to do if you get a copyright or Advertisement Suitability alertCopyright alertsFor copyright claims, you can: Use YouTube studios integrated editing tools to trim, silence, or change the flagged part of the video.Edit and re-upload a new version of the video with the copyrighted section removed.Dispute the claim. If you do, ad income is held till the disagreement is settled.Publish the video without resolving the concerns. This might affect its presence and any ad revenue will go to the rights holder if you do not contest the claim or repair. Sometimes, videos can be blocked if the copyright claims are severe enough and arent addressed.Ad viability alertsIf your video is flagged with an Advertisement Suitability alert, you can either upgrade the video and/or its metadata to repair the concern, or disagreement the claim.YouTubes main announcement post includes guidelines for updating metadata and modifying your videos content to resolve advertisement suitability issues.If you decide to dispute the Advertisement Suitability alert, a genuine individual will evaluate your video versus YouTubes Ad Suitability policies, and will email you when a verdict is reached. This can take a number of days to finish. Its essential to note videos are only scanned for potential Content ID declares during the initial upload. Manual copyright strikes can still occur after a video is released, and future Advertisement Suitability issues are possible if modifications to YouTubes advertisement policies make your metadata outdated. Still, YouTube hopes the brand-new Checks will make Content ID claims simpler to handle.