Blondini wrote:So YouTube streaming data is gonna be missing all the time until Friday just like the rest.
Is it just YouTube that provides video streaming data or is that mentioned because it's the vast majority? Is ALL video data not yet included in the mids? Is ALL audio streaming data not yet included, for that matter?
I'm not sure which websites provide video streaming data as all I've seen mentioned is YouTube, Spotify and Apple Music. I wasn't even aware Spotify did video streaming which shows how much notice I take. It doesn't look like they have a wide selection though. I don't know what Apple Music have as I don't have an account.
I think most audio streaming is included though websites that only feature curated / non-interactive playlists aren't eligible to provide audio streaming data. From the Singles Chart Rules:
“For chart purposes, ‘on demand streams’ are those streams delivered by an ‘on demand service’, namely a service which offers: (a) only
a la carte streams (those which have been actively selected by the user); or (b) a mixture of a la carte streams and also streams which have
been played from curated playlists, where the user has access to what is considered by Official Charts to be a reasonable number of skips.
For removal of doubt, services which provide access to streams solely via curated / non-interactive playlists will not deemed to be ‘on