Category: YouTube

YouTube Music for Wear OS rolls out Wi-Fi and LTE streaming [U]

YouTube Music for Wear OS rolls out Wi-Fi and LTE streaming [U]

In addition to a new Recently Played tile, YouTube Music for Wear OS will soon let you stream songs over…

How to download YouTube videos

How to download YouTube videos

So you want to download a YouTube video? While basic YouTube only offers downloads for a few selected videos in…

YouTube gets prominent shortcut for opening songs/videos in YouTube Music

YouTube gets prominent shortcut for opening songs/videos in YouTube Music

Since 2019, the main YouTube app has offered to open song videos in YouTube Music, but this integration is now…

YouTube Music and TV now offer Google Play Store betas

YouTube Music and TV now offer Google Play Store betas

Like the main Android client, Google is now offering Play Store betas for YouTube Music and TV to presumably test…

YouTube will allow users to gift paid subscriptions to each other

YouTube will allow users to gift paid subscriptions to each other

Starting tomorrow, YouTube will give both fans and creators the ability to gift paid channel subscriptions. A number of influential…

How YouTube Can Rewrite the Past and Shape an Election

How YouTube Can Rewrite the Past and Shape an Election

There’s a lot of historical disinformation, and it’s one of the biggest issues in the Philippines. This ranges from outright…

YouTube Music testing big playlist UI redesign on Android

YouTube Music testing big playlist UI redesign on Android

Playlists are undoubtedly a big part of YouTube Music’s discovery angle and Google is now testing a big UI redesign…

YouTube Music adds a splash of background color on Android and iOS

YouTube Music adds a splash of background color on Android and iOS

Since its inception in 2015 (and the 2018 relaunch), YouTube Music has only ever offered a dark theme, but the…

YouTube Go will be gone in August

YouTube Go will be gone in August

YouTube Go was launched in 2016 for developing markets as a lightweight alternative to the regular app but it will…

YouTube Go no longer deemed necessary, app shutting down later this year

YouTube Go no longer deemed necessary, app shutting down later this year

YouTube Go was first announced in 2016 as a lightweight Android app that’s optimized for lower-end hardware and constrained cellular…

YouTube Go will no longer be available starting this August

YouTube Go will no longer be available starting this August

YouTube Go is going away for good in August. The YouTube Team has announced that it’s retiring the lightweight alternative…

YouTube Go Will Join The Google Graveyard Soon

YouTube Go Will Join The Google Graveyard Soon

bangoland/Shutterstock Google giveth, and Google taketh away. It has always been the case that Google will sunset products and services…

YouTube Live stole one of Twitch’s best features and managed to make raids better

YouTube Live stole one of Twitch’s best features and managed to make raids better

A few years ago, YouTube added Live Redirects as a way for creators to hold livestreams that ended by pointing…

YouTube Music ‘Listen again’ shelf drops carousel for denser grid [Update: Up to 20]

YouTube Music ‘Listen again’ shelf drops carousel for denser grid [Update: Up to 20]

YouTube Music is breaking up the visual monotony of the Home feed on Android and iOS with a new grid…

YouTube Music ‘Listen again’ shelf drops the carousel for a denser grid

YouTube Music ‘Listen again’ shelf drops the carousel for a denser grid

YouTube Music is breaking up the visual monotony of the Home feed on Android and iOS with a new grid…

YouTube Shorts starts running ads as daily views pass 30 billion on the TikTok competitor

YouTube Shorts starts running ads as daily views pass 30 billion on the TikTok competitor

As TikTok has very clearly taken over the public’s interest, YouTube has been investing heavily in its own version of…

YouTube, Google execs join $2.1m round of Indonesian influencer marketplace

YouTube, Google execs join $2.1m round of Indonesian influencer marketplace

The funding was led by Investible and eWTP Tech Innovation Fund…Read More

YouTube comments have a big spam problem

YouTube comments have a big spam problem

Our YouTube channel recently hit another milestone – 1.5 million subscribers and counting with over 325 million total views. That’s…

YouTube Shuts Down Channel of Future Hong Kong Leader

YouTube Shuts Down Channel of Future Hong Kong Leader

The tech giant claimed it was following U.S. sanction rules as it shut down John Lee’s YouTube account.Image: Jeremy Moeller…

YouTube Music getting a new way to promote albums in the Explore tab

YouTube Music getting a new way to promote albums in the Explore tab

YouTube Music recently added an Explore shelf to the bottom of the Home feed that makes the dedicated page largely…

YouTube Coachella 2022 livestreams are now live for Weekend 1 [U]

YouTube Coachella 2022 livestreams are now live for Weekend 1 [U]

With the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival returning after a two-year absence, YouTube will be there to livestream both…

YouTube will stream 15 MLB games starting in May, and now in 1080p

YouTube will stream 15 MLB games starting in May, and now in 1080p

Google and the Major League Baseball Association reached a deal last year to stream some MLB games via YouTube, and…

YouTube Music improves radio algorithm to show more artists, adds Family shelf and Wear OS shuffle

YouTube Music improves radio algorithm to show more artists, adds Family shelf and Wear OS shuffle

Google’s list of developments to YouTube Music in February and March is here and includes some notable additions (like to…

YouTube is recovering from outage, fixing sidebar and casting

YouTube is recovering from outage, fixing sidebar and casting

If you logged onto YouTube today, you may have noticed that something was off with the homepage: the sidebar that…

YouTube ends experiment for quickly enabling PiP on iOS, still works for existing users

YouTube ends experiment for quickly enabling PiP on iOS, still works for existing users

YouTube started officially rolling out Picture-in-Picture to the iOS app last June and it’s been a very slow process. Premium…

YouTube TV adds The Weather Channel, G4TV, and three other new channels

YouTube TV adds The Weather Channel, G4TV, and three other new channels

Besides rolling out picture-in-picture to iOS, YouTube TV happens to be marking its fifth birthday by adding an equal number…

You can now share YouTube videos directly to Snapchat

You can now share YouTube videos directly to Snapchat

You no longer have to copy-paste or otherwise contort yourself to share a YouTube clip through Snapchat. As of today,…

YouTube TV finally rolling out picture-in-picture (PiP) to the iPhone and iPad

YouTube TV finally rolling out picture-in-picture (PiP) to the iPhone and iPad

As promised in February, YouTube TV is rolling out picture-in-picture (PiP) to its iPhone and iPad app. It comes as…

YouTube TV finally supports picture-in-picture on iOS

YouTube TV finally supports picture-in-picture on iOS

Google has begun rolling out a new update to its iOS YouTube TV app that allows both iPhone and iPad…

YouTube Music for Android rolls out ‘Save’ queue to playlist feature from Play Music [U]

YouTube Music for Android rolls out ‘Save’ queue to playlist feature from Play Music [U]

After first launching for iOS at the start of this year, YouTube Music is widely rolling out the “Save” queue…

YouTube TV surround sound coming to Roku & Android/Google TV next, Apple TV still in progress

YouTube TV surround sound coming to Roku & Android/Google TV next, Apple TV still in progress

Google’s cord-cutting service currently only offers 5.1 audio on two device classes. YouTube TV today gave an update on bringing…

YouTube tests letting you leave emoji reactions at specific moments on videos

YouTube tests letting you leave emoji reactions at specific moments on videos

Viewer feedback on YouTube today consists of liking (or disliking) and leaving text comments on videos. YouTube is now experimenting…

YouTube is testing time-specific emoji reactions

YouTube is testing time-specific emoji reactions

Sometimes a YouTube video deserves more nuanced feedback than a simple comment, or a “thumbs up” or a “thumbs down”….

YouTube Music can now repeat when Casting and hopefully it’s permanent this time

YouTube Music can now repeat when Casting and hopefully it’s permanent this time

In March of last year, YouTube Music widely rolled out the ability to shuffle songs when Casting but bafflingly did…

[U: Fixed] YouTube Music casting is currently broken on Chromecast, Google TV, Android TV devices

[U: Fixed] YouTube Music casting is currently broken on Chromecast, Google TV, Android TV devices

It seems that Google’s music service, YouTube Music, is currently experiencing issues with casting music to Chromecast, Google TV, and…

Why YouTube Just Added Tons Of Free Movies And Television Shows

Why YouTube Just Added Tons Of Free Movies And Television Shows

Chubo – my masterpiece/Shutterstock In a surprising move, YouTube has just added hundreds of TV shows and movies to its…

YouTube Vanced shuts down due to legal threats from Google

YouTube Vanced shuts down due to legal threats from Google

The team at YouTube Vanced has announced that the app will no longer be able for download due to legal…

Ad-blocking ‘YouTube Vanced’ will be ‘discontinued’ over legal reasons

Ad-blocking ‘YouTube Vanced’ will be ‘discontinued’ over legal reasons

YouTube Premium is how you’re officially supposed to watch videos without ads so that Creators continue to earn revenue from…

Hulu Live catches up to YouTube TV with unlimited DVR as part of base subscription

Hulu Live catches up to YouTube TV with unlimited DVR as part of base subscription

Live TV services have been one of the best ways to keep up with news and sports channels in the…

How to Download YouTube Videos to Watch Offline

How to Download YouTube Videos to Watch Offline

You can now download YouTube videos in the browser.Screenshot: YouTube Watching YouTube videos is all well and good while you’ve…

Google, YouTube details response to the war in Ukraine across Play Store, Ads, more [U]

Google, YouTube details response to the war in Ukraine across Play Store, Ads, more [U]

With the war in Ukraine ongoing, Google today detailed its company-wide response to the conflict with a focus on the…

YouTube is reportedly paying podcasters to film their shows

YouTube is reportedly paying podcasters to film their shows

YouTube is reportedly offering money to podcasters in a bid to get them to create video versions of their shows,…

Report: YouTube offering podcasters $50-300K ‘grants’ to make video versions of shows

Report: YouTube offering podcasters $50-300K ‘grants’ to make video versions of shows

YouTube’s interest in the podcasting space is quite explicit at this point, and the latest effort is offering grants to…

YouTube Music can now share songs to Snapchat on Android

YouTube Music can now share songs to Snapchat on Android

The first indication that YouTube Music might be able to share songs to Instagram and Snapchat emerged in November of…

YouTube reportedly offers podcasters up to $300,000 to create videos

YouTube reportedly offers podcasters up to $300,000 to create videos

YouTube might be eager to compete against giant podcast hosts like Amazon, Apple and Spotify. Bloomberg sources say YouTube is…

YouTube suspends The Hill for playing clip of Trump denying election results

YouTube suspends The Hill for playing clip of Trump denying election results

Ailan Evans  YouTube suspended popular news channel The Hill for playing a clip of former President Donald Trump claiming the…

Google, YouTube details response to the war in Ukraine [U: Play, Maps, & ad removals]

Google, YouTube details response to the war in Ukraine [U: Play, Maps, & ad removals]

With the war in Ukraine ongoing, Google today detailed its company-wide response to the conflict with a focus on the…

YouTube Music artist pages now list songs and albums ‘From your library,’ like Play Music 

YouTube Music artist pages now list songs and albums ‘From your library,’ like Play Music 

After rolling out a redesigned “Add to playlist” UI, YouTube Music is adding a “From your library” section to artist…

YouTube, Google to block Russian state-owned channels

YouTube, Google to block Russian state-owned channels

Google followed Microsoft’s actions to limit Russian propaganda by announcing Tuesday that it would block Russian state-owned channels on YouTube…

YouTube blocks RT and Sputnik channels across Europe

YouTube blocks RT and Sputnik channels across Europe

Google is the latest to join the growing list of tech companies blocking access to Russian state media across Europe….

YouTube blocks RT and other Russian channels from generating ad revenue

YouTube blocks RT and other Russian channels from generating ad revenue

YouTube has temporarily barred Russia Today (RT) and a handful of other Russian channels from earning ad revenue. Citing “extraordinary…

YouTube Music for Android and iOS get redesigned ‘Add to playlist’ UI [Update: Rolled out]

YouTube Music for Android and iOS get redesigned ‘Add to playlist’ UI [Update: Rolled out]

The latest tweak to YouTube Music sees the mobile apps get the new “Add to playlist” UI that was first…

YouTube adds TikTok-style live rings to show when a channel is streaming

YouTube adds TikTok-style live rings to show when a channel is streaming

YouTube is adding a new indicator to show when a channel is live streaming on the platform, its chief product…

YouTube testing of PiP for iOS app continues as desktop site trials more browsable comments list

YouTube testing of PiP for iOS app continues as desktop site trials more browsable comments list

Back in June, YouTube announced that it was beginning to roll out Picture-in-Picture (PiP) to the iOS app for Premium…

YouTube Working on Metaverse and NFT Integration

YouTube Working on Metaverse and NFT Integration

Reading Time: 2 minutes YouTube is working on ways to integrate Web 3.0 technology into its platform The company is…

YouTube Confirms Move into Web3, Says It Has ‘Incredible Potential’

YouTube Confirms Move into Web3, Says It Has ‘Incredible Potential’

YouTube has confirmed it’s stepping into Web3, flagging its “incredible potential” for content creators through the use of blockchain technology…

YouTube To Add New Way To Monetize Shorts; BrandConnect To Help With Brand Content

YouTube To Add New Way To Monetize Shorts; BrandConnect To Help With Brand Content

        | Published: Saturday, February 12, 2022, 15: 51 [IST] YouTube has disclosed new opportunities for creators…

YouTube Music gets tablet UI optimizations and ‘many more’ are planned 

YouTube Music gets tablet UI optimizations and ‘many more’ are planned 

Over the past year or so, Google has been working to optimize its app for tablets, foldables, and other large…

YouTube Music for Wear OS will eventually be able to stream songs over Wi-Fi/LTE on Galaxy Watch 4

YouTube Music for Wear OS will eventually be able to stream songs over Wi-Fi/LTE on Galaxy Watch 4

Google’s sudden renewed focus on Wear OS has delivered more apps and long overdue updates to others. Now, the YouTube…

New to YouTube Music? Here’s What You Need to Start

New to YouTube Music? Here’s What You Need to Start

Whether you are switching music services to make a political statement or just want to experience a different app, YouTube…