Brave Browser Lets You Donate Money Directly to YouTubers

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With the discharge of model 0.19.x, the builders of Courageous Browser are extending to YouTubers its ‘Courageous Funds’ service which till now, was restricted to blogs and web sites. As a part of the brand new replace, the browser will “begin logging viewing time on behalf of the creators who made the content material”. This wouldn’t have been doable earlier once you couldn’t observe particular person accounts on the video-sharing platform. Current modifications to the world’s favourite streaming web site, nonetheless, has meant that the Courageous Browser will now be capable of decide the identification of a YouTuber, irrespective of which web site embeds the video.

Meet Brave Browser: The Software That Lets You Donate Money Directly to YouTubers

The group behind Courageous Browser claims that the software program has been downloaded over one million occasions on all of the platforms mixed, with round 243,000 Courageous browser wallets now holding cryptocurrency for donations to video creators and weblog publishers. Whereas Bitcoin was Courageous’s authentic cryptocurrency of alternative, the corporate now makes use of Ethereum for the aim. The corporate says it’s presently contacting content material creators on YouTube, asking them to enroll in a courageous new method to on-line content material monetization. Courageous additionally says that it believes will probably be additionally capable of rollout ‘Courageous Funds’ to creators on different video-sharing websites since all video websites use the identical ‘OAuth’ protocol.

Introduced final yr by the co-founder of Mozilla Venture and creator of Javascript, Brendan Eich, Courageous Browser is predicated on Chromium and Chromium’s Blink engine. It is also a part of a rising tribe of browsers that promise to dam advertisements and trackers by default. The USP of the software program, nonetheless, lies in the truth that it encourages and facilitates donations to web sites that customers discover helpful. Now that the builders behind Courageous Browser are going a step additional and lengthening the idea to YouTube, customers will now be capable of use the browser’s built-in performance to donate cash to YouTubers they take pleasure in watching.