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YouTube tweaks viewing options, improves Chapters and format switching
Oct27

YouTube tweaks viewing options, improves Chapters and format switching

YouTube has released new tweaks to its playback options. It has simpler format switching as you watch, turn on captions, find specific parts of videos, and more. YouTube in May gave creators access to a new Chapters listing option. It splits your video playback timeline into variable chapter lengths. When highlighted, it expands timeline sections and provides a description of that section. 0:00 Get excited…1:00 The Video Chapters...

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YouTube brings gestures and playback functionalities to Android and iOS
Oct26

YouTube brings gestures and playback functionalities to Android and iOS

Image Credit: The Verge YouTube has updated its mobile app on both Android and iOS with new controls. Per The Verge, the online streaming giant has added gestures and playback features to make it easier for users to control videos on the platform. Gestures: A new gestures feature has been added to make it easier to enable or disable full screen videos. Instead of tapping the button or rotating your phone, you will now be able to swipe...

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YouTube expands its policies to prohibit conspiracy theories that justifies real-world violence
Oct15

YouTube expands its policies to prohibit conspiracy theories that justifies real-world violence

Image Credit: https://www.phonandroid.com/youtube-15-ans-decouvrez-premiere-video-publiee-site.html/amp YouTube has become the latest company to take a critical stand against QAnon. The Google-owned video streaming site said it would remove videos that encourage violence; but did not say it would ban QAnon content. In a blog post on Friday, YouTube said content that targets or harasses people based on conspiracy theories will be...

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YouTube to automatically age-restrict more videos
Sep23

YouTube to automatically age-restrict more videos

Credit: YouTube YouTube is set to address age-related issues as they concern videos that are considered unsafe for a particular age group. This is a fallout of recent outcry by parents over the platform not being safe for children. The Google-owned streaming website is never shy from saying to everyone that its platform is not safe for persons under the age of 13. Alternatively, it always directs parents to download YouTube Kids which...

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YouTube is testing a new section for upcoming content subscriptions
Sep15

YouTube is testing a new section for upcoming content subscriptions

Credit: https://developers.google.com/youtube A new section for upcoming content subscriptions is being tested by streaming giant YouTube. The company announced this via its official blog on Monday in a move that will make it easier to when your favorite channel will be live. What this means is that you may no longer need to scroll through your front page or subscriptions to see who is currently online. Once the feature goes live, you...

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YouTube Music gains support as the default media player in Google Maps
Jun12

YouTube Music gains support as the default media player in Google Maps

The great thing about Google apps is that they always get a lot of updates; and of course, they can easily be integrated with one another. It will interest you to know that YouTube Music is now supported within the Google Maps app. What that means is that you can now use YouTube Music as the official media app within Maps. The functionality is easy to set up—and you can do just that within a couple of minutes within the Map’s...

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