Good things come to those who wait, unless you're dying to know how well that video you just uploaded is doing on social media. YouTube has just rolled out realtime reporting on its analytics dashboard, the latest tool to help creators find their audience. "It's a part of us working to give channels more real-time data so that they can make more informed decisions," a Google spokesperson tells Billboard.
Clicking on "Analytics" from your video manager still takes you to a general overview of its performance, showing view counts, minutes watched, levels of engagements (likes, dislikes, comments, etc) and demographics. But now you'll see a secondary option, Realtime, that when accessed gives you a valuable snapshot of your vid's performance at that very moment.