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YouTube influencers will get paid to help fight spread of fake news about coronavirus
Mar13

YouTube influencers will get paid to help fight spread of fake news about coronavirus

The misinformation about the novel coronavirus is as deadly as the virus itself. The UK’s Department for International Development [DFID] has announced that it would release the sum of $630,000 H2H Network to help fight fake news about the coronavirus. The Humanitarian-to-Humanitarian [H2H] had previous success in fighting the Ebola outbreak, and is now being assigned an even bigger task in terms of helping to stop the spread of fake...

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YouTube is testing new feature to help creators earn more money
Feb12

YouTube is testing new feature to help creators earn more money

A new feature that help creators earn more money through donations from users is being tested by YouTube. The feature officially called “viewer applause,” will let users purchase a clapping animation that will appear over the video they are choosing to support. The animation, per The Verge, will only appear privately to the buyer; and is currently only available as a beta. At the moment, creators would require an invite from YouTube...

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YouTube wants to help users build connections with “Profile Cards”
Jan17

YouTube wants to help users build connections with “Profile Cards”

YouTube has formally launched a new feature called “Profile Cards,” which it believes would help users stay connected. Profile Cards show a user’s public information and comment history on the current channel. The feature was initially believed to be one that will help creators identify and connect with their loyal fans by providing easy access to their previous comments. Now, all that seems to have changed as YouTube has now rolled...

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YouTube brings “Unwatched” and other Subscription feed filters to iOS
Jan14

YouTube brings “Unwatched” and other Subscription feed filters to iOS

It is the start of a brand new year, and YouTube users on iOS already have a couple of reasons to be excited about. The Twitter page of the video streaming site has tweeted about a couple of new additions to the iOS version of the app. Some of these additions include an “Unwatched” feature that lets you know about videos you have not watched. Also, the Google-owned app has added a new Subscription feed that will improve the process of...

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YouTube gives creators new way to deal with copyright issues
Dec28

YouTube gives creators new way to deal with copyright issues

YouTube has announced a new tool that will sort of put creators in the driving seat when it comes to addressing issues that have to do with copyrights. With the new update, creators will now be able to address copyright issues directly from their digital back-end workspace. They [creators] will have the option to trim out the alleged content. In a blog post announcing a couple of new tools, Google said the “Assisted Trim” option,...

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YouTube is testing voice search
Dec23

YouTube is testing voice search

Looks like Google is already working on voice search for the web version of YouTube. This additional way of searching for content on the streaming site could make it easier for every user to find their favorite videos. The new feature as represented by a microphone at the top right corner of the home page of the site, was spotted by reliable reverse engineer Jane Manchun Wong. Jane took to her Twitter page to post the upcoming...

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