Here’s how the government has announced to facilitate YouTubers And Social Media Influencers
Social media influencers will be directly compensated by the government for creating promotional materials
The Focal Person to the PM on Digital Media, Dr. Arsalan Khalid has stated that the Ministry of Information would register Youtubers through the Press Information Department (PID) where they would be given access to government events, news conferences, and documents.
Speaking to a source, Dr. Arsalan explained, “Access only means making cards of Youtubers, officially recognizing them, and allowing them to participate in news conferences.”
The focal person further said, “The government will not advertise individual You Tube analysts. However, content creators popular on social media, commonly referred to as influencers, will be paid directly.”
Dr. Arsalan Khalid added, “Social media influencers will be directly compensated by the government for creating promotional materials.”
The government has also decided to give direct access of info to Youtubers after they complained about second-hand information in a meeting with the PM Imran Khan.
Which YouTubers will be registered?
Dr. Arsalan Khalid said, “Access will be available only to YouTubers registered with the government. A code of conduct for registration is being prepared, which will be shared with YouTubers so that it can be finalized.”
Test of eligibility for registration
- No use of verbal and immoral language
- Women objectification is strictly prohibited
- Number of Subscribers
- Channel running time
Dr Arsalan added that YouTubers would also be trained through the Information Service Academy.
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