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YouTube rolls out new chop up and remix feature
Feb16

YouTube rolls out new chop up and remix feature

Users can now remix music videos on YouTube to create Shorts, thanks to a new feature. With this, users can now modify different aspects of a long music video to produce something wholly original. To use this new feature, simply tap “remix” on a music video, and you will be presented with four options, including Green Screen, Cut, and Collab.  Sound: Take just the sound from the video and use it in your Short, making a perfect...

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YouTube Teases Imminent Arrival of Thumbnail A/B Testing
Jan19

YouTube Teases Imminent Arrival of Thumbnail A/B Testing

Last June, YouTube teased its upcoming A/B thumbnail testing feature, offering creators a new tool to enhance the performance of their content. The thumbnail testing feature allows creators to upload three variations of thumbnails for each video, initiating a comparative test that spans up to two weeks. Subsequently, creators can select the most effective attention-grabbing thumbnail, potentially amplifying video engagement....

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YouTube’s Ad Blocker Slowdowns – How to Fix It?
Jan14

YouTube’s Ad Blocker Slowdowns – How to Fix It?

YouTube Ad Blocker Crackdown  Are you using an ad blocker? If you are, then do not be surprised if watching videos becomes more difficult.  According to the latest YouTube’s terms of service, the use of ad blockers is prohibited. The platform began to display a message stating that ad blockers violate its TOS each time you view a video and you are using an ad blocker.  If you wish to proceed, you have to display an...

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YouTube is experimenting with generative AI features
Nov06

YouTube is experimenting with generative AI features

Two new experimental AI features that are only accessible to premium subscribers are being tested, according to YouTube. According to the streaming behemoth, the test will soon be available to premium users, who will be able to use chatbots that respond to their inquiries about the content they are watching and AI-generated comment summaries. Users will have to choose whether or not to use the feature by default. This implies that...

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YouTube is Cracking Down on Ad Blockers Globally
Nov03

YouTube is Cracking Down on Ad Blockers Globally

YouTube Ad Blockers Crack Down  It is confirmed. The platform has started broadening its efforts to stop ad blockers by launching a global effort to urge users to stop using ad blockers and start allowing ads to show up or they can just sign up for a Premium account.  If you have enabled an ad blocker on your device, you might encounter a message that says “Video playback is blocked.” The only way to get rid of the message is to...

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YouTube increases resistance against ad blockers to boost its revenue
Oct31

YouTube increases resistance against ad blockers to boost its revenue

YouTube is intensifying its efforts to counter online ad blocking tools, by preventing users from accessing YouTube content when ad blockers are detected. Photo by freestocks.org on Pexels.com In the last few months, YouTube has been notifying users that they need to either disable their ad blocker or add YouTube to the allow list to watch YouTube videos via the web app. YouTube started this new process in a limited test in June, but...

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