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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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YouTube updates its harassment policy to now include stricter guidelines
Dec11

YouTube updates its harassment policy to now include stricter guidelines

YouTube has updated its harassment policies with two major changes that had to do with threatening content and personal attacks. The Google owned streaming site will now administer harsher punishments for YouTube Partners that constantly go against its rules. “Harassment hurts our community by making people less inclined to share their opinions and engage with each other. We heard this time and again from creators, including those who...

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YouTube on desktop wears a new look; tablets too
Nov08

YouTube on desktop wears a new look; tablets too

YouTube on desktop, web and tablets are all wearing new look, the video streaming site has announced. This, according to the Google subsidiary is geared towards helping users “find the next great video to watch.” When next you access the video streaming service from any of the aforementioned platforms, you will see larger thumbnails for your browsing pleasure. In order to make the latest changes possible, YouTube got rid of some...

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YouTube adds “Shopping” ads below currently playing videos
Nov06

YouTube adds “Shopping” ads below currently playing videos

The holiday season is before us and in order not to be left out, YouTube is adding “Shopping” ads right below currently playing videos. The company made the announcement on Tuesday, stressing how the move would help inspire shoppers with “gift-giving ideas.” Talking about inspiration, YouTube said its new effort was inspired by stats that show that 48 percent of today’s shoppers are open to buying from new retailers during the holiday...

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