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YouTube is rolling out “Autoplay on Home” as default for Android and iOS
Dec04

YouTube is rolling out “Autoplay on Home” as default for Android and iOS

Over the next couple of weeks, YouTube will be rolling out “Autoplay on Home” as default iOS and Android. This is one update that will most certainly gladden the hearts of creators on the video-streaming site. “Over the next few weeks, we’re rolling out a new YouTube app feature called “Autoplay on Home,” which helps you preview videos and watch YouTube on-the-go without audio.” Autoplay on home is a feature those on YouTube Premium...

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Google is changing ways ads are being shown while watching videos on YouTube
Nov23

Google is changing ways ads are being shown while watching videos on YouTube

In response to current trends and feedback [probably], Google is changing ways videos are being shown during videos. From observation, the company said it has noted that viewers are becoming increasingly comfortable watching longer videos. According to a blog post, the video-streaming website says it has observed that interrupting viewers less often with ads leads to better user metrics. The new test being conducted by Google, will...

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YouTube gives parents control over videos their kids can watch
Sep14

YouTube gives parents control over videos their kids can watch

The last two updates Google introduced to YouTube Kids were all about making the app more secure for users. However, more emphasis emphases were placed on parental controls among several others. In the latest update announced late on Thursday, Google is once again giving parents more controls—this time it is all about the types of videos kids can see on the platform. The update, according to Google, is geared towards improving user...

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YouTube Dark Mode for mobile is finally here
Sep06

YouTube Dark Mode for mobile is finally here

Finally, YouTube has rolled out its dark theme for Android. The dark mode was only made available to handful of lucky users last July, but is now widely available to everyone on the Android version of the app. Android Police reports that the feature is now being rolled out to users, and all that is required is for an upgrade to the latest version of the app— 13.35.51. Once the version of the app on your Android phone is upgraded to...

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YouTube rolls out new tools to help raise funds for charities
Sep01

YouTube rolls out new tools to help raise funds for charities

YouTube is getting even more involved in cementing the existing relationships between creators and their fans. The video-streaming website is rolling out a set of tools to encourage giving to charities. “Today we’re sharing a first look at YouTube Giving, a suite of features designed to strengthen the way creators and fans can make a difference through charitable giving on the platform to over 1M nonprofits,” a YouTube blog wrote....

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YouTube is rolling out tools to help you control your viewing habits
Aug28

YouTube is rolling out tools to help you control your viewing habits

YouTube is doing all within its ability to help you enjoy your viewing habits on its platform. Fresh from recommending phones that the company thinks might help you improve your viewing experience on its platform, YouTube is once again rolling out some new tools to help you take charge of your viewing habits. When next you open your account menu, you will see an updated profile showing the amount of time you have spent watching video...

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