YouTube is taking measures to help ensure its user-generated content doesn’t end up positioning ads by big brands next to questionable content. The social network will not allow ads on channels that have fewer than 10,000 views total, across all their posted videos. YouTube told The Wall Street Journal that the measure has been in development since November, and that it’s intended to block channels which steal content from other sources from deriving revenue from the platform. Read More I think 10000 views is somewhat high, and won't stop video theft. Members can still make money by placing paid links like affiliate links in the description, or Adding in-video ads from paid advertiser in the video with a video editor like Windows Movie maker.