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YouTube’s chapters help you skip to where you want to get to in a video
May28

YouTube’s chapters help you skip to where you want to get to in a video

YouTube has made it easier for you to skip to the exact place you want to get to in a video by launching a new feature called “chapters.” With chapters, you will be able to skip to the precise place you want to watch in a video; just like in a book. As described by The Verge, chapters on desktop would not look too different from how videos have always been. You will barely notice the biggest change made by YouTube—the bar used to...

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YouTube now prompts you to stop watching videos with bedtime reminders
May24

YouTube now prompts you to stop watching videos with bedtime reminders

YouTube is further helping you to better-manage how you use its platform especially when it comes to your mental health. The Google-owned company has added new bedtime reminders to help you stop watching videos so you can go to bed. “Bedtime reminders let you set reminders at specific times to stop watching videos and (you guessed it!) go to bed. You set start and end times in your Settings, including whether or not you want the...

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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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