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YouTube Blocks Ad Blockers: What Can You Do?
Oct19

YouTube Blocks Ad Blockers: What Can You Do?

YouTube Showing Pop-Up Warning to Disable Ad-Blockers YouTube does not want you to use ad-blockers. It has been intensifying its efforts and it is now asking users to disable extensions that block ads. That is if they wish to continue watching videos on YT.  Several users with ad blockers on their computers are now seeing pop-up messages saying that the use of these extensions encroaches on the platform’s terms of service.  Of course,...

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YouTube is experimenting with a new Community Notes feed
Oct07

YouTube is experimenting with a new Community Notes feed

It is not out of place for social media and tech companies to test new products. YouTube has announced that it is experimenting with a new Community Notes feed for Channels in the mobile app. “We’ve heard that YouTube users are looking for more ways to find Community posts from creators, so we’re experimenting with a “posts-only” feed on the Home tab on mobile devices. If you’re in the experiment, you may see a “View all” button on...

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YouTube adds new generative AI for Shorts
Oct05

YouTube adds new generative AI for Shorts

The first generative AI feature from YouTube is now available for YouTube Shorts. The “Boom” effect, which is a new addition to the AI feature, will transform users into colorful topiaries. Even though the feature appears a little strange, creators will still find it interesting. In order to draw even more viewers to Shorts, YouTube is hoping that this is the kind of content users will want to share with their friends....

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YouTube Unveils AI-Powered Features for Creators
Sep24

YouTube Unveils AI-Powered Features for Creators

YouTube AI Tools  On Thursday, YouTube unveiled new AI-powered tools. The goal of these new tools is to help creators in producing videos and reach a wider audience. YouTube offers these tools to compete against other companies that also incorporate AI technology into their core products.  During the yearly Made On YouTube product event, Neal Mohan, YouTube’s CEO, said that his company wants creators to feel like they can actually...

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YouTube adds new clip insight for creators
Sep19

YouTube adds new clip insight for creators

YouTube has introduced a new insights feature within YouTube Studio for creators. The new element will allow creators to see how many clips have been created from their uploads and how many views those clips have generated.  YouTube CEO Neal Mohan posted a screenshot of what the new insights feature looks like on his Twitter page. Creators will now see a full list of the clips cut from their content, along with who created them,...

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YouTube is testing new online gaming feature called “Playables”
Sep08

YouTube is testing new online gaming feature called “Playables”

YouTube has confirmed that it is testing a new feature called Playables. Playables is an online gaming feature that lives within a section on the YouTube home feed. The company, according to TechCrunch, is being tested with a handful of users online. The feature was first uncovered by The Wall Street Journal, but has now been confirmed as an experiment by YouTube. Playables, according to TechCrunch, would feature titles such as Stack...

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