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YouTube introduces new controls to remind you to stop watching videos
May13

YouTube introduces new controls to remind you to stop watching videos

We all know how Google always wants to be your big brother on the internet—one that always wants to protect your “interest.” I had to check to be very sure of the information when I saw it, but it is actually true—YouTube actually wants to allow you to take advantage of its latest tools that reminds you to limit your viewing. The new tools will allow you to set limits on your viewing. In other words, you will receive reminders telling...

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YouTube rolls out Autoplay videos in Home feed on Android
Apr12

YouTube rolls out Autoplay videos in Home feed on Android

YouTube has finally rolled out a feature it began testing way back in October last year. The feature called “Autoplay on Home,” is located under the “Autoplay” menu. Autoplay Home automatically plays video as you browse through your Home feed. The video that auto-starts is often the one that is closest to the top of your screen. You will be able to see the thumbnail, but a second spinning loading indicator will appear to the left of...

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YouTube accused of illegally collecting data on children—child advocacy group kicks
Apr09

YouTube accused of illegally collecting data on children—child advocacy group kicks

A complaint has been filed against YouTube at the US Federal Trade Commission by child advocacy groups alleging that the Google-owned video-streaming site is illegally collecting private data of children without parental consent. According to The Guardian, the company is illegally collecting the data and advertising to those under the age of 13. The groups comprise of the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood (CCFC), the Center for...

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YouTube now lets you go live from your computer—via webcam precisely

YouTube just released an update that makes it easier to go live directly from your computer. In other words, you can now set up a live stream from your computer with a little help from your webcam. “First, if you’ve ever tried to set up a live stream from your computer using an encoder, you know there can be a few steps involved. Today, we’re making the process as easy as a couple of clicks,” YouTube said. YouTube said the process of...

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YouTube brings Dark Theme to mobile
Mar15

YouTube brings Dark Theme to mobile

Dark Theme on YouTube is now officially available on mobile—on iOS, with Android version set to be launched soon. The web version of dark mode was added sometimes last year, and became instantly popular among users and visitors to the website. At the time, many users thought it won’t be long until the mobile version was added, but that was not to be until now. The Dark Theme for mobile was first spotted by a Reddit user last January....

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Top 14 YouTube micro-influencer search tools to promote your brand
Mar05

Top 14 YouTube micro-influencer search tools to promote your brand

As influencer outreach grows into one of the biggest marketing strategies, it’s become easier than ever to find influencers to help promote your brand. A simple search of your favorite social media platform is all you need to find hundreds or thousands of likely candidates. But finding influencers and finding the right influencers for your brand aren’t the same task. There are many YouTube influencers in your niche, but only a select...

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