YouTube

YouTube new Terms of Service causes concern over Google account termination

YouTube new Terms of Service causes concern over Google account termination

It's not unusual to wake up to an email informing you about upcoming changes to a service's terms of use. But when that service involves or is owned by Google, it's also not unusual for some feathers to be ruffled more than just slightly. Most have probably focused on the potential privacy ramifications of YouTube's new Terms of Service, which Google is trying to quickly respond to. One user, however, is raising questions about one particular clause that could provide fatal for Google account holders.

Continue Reading

YouTube Terms of Service changes for your content in December 2019

YouTube Terms of Service changes for your content in December 2019

According to Google, the latest update to YouTube does not "make any changes to the way [Google/YouTube] treats your information." The latest change to YouTube's Terms of Service was announced over the weekend and will go into effect on December 10th, 2019. Today we're going to take a look at how the latest set of terms from Google for YouTube will affect your everyday interactions with YouTube in general.

Continue Reading

YouTube homepage redesign brings useful features to desktop and tablets

YouTube homepage redesign brings useful features to desktop and tablets

YouTube is rolling out a redesigned homepage on desktop and tablets, offering what it says is a UI that makes it easier for users to discover new videos to watch. Among other things, users will note the arrival of 'richer' thumbnails, as well as longer video titles that help the user see what, exactly, they're about to watch. As well, channel icons are easier to see, some content shelves have been removed, and more.

Continue Reading

YouTube Super Stickers are a new way for creators to make money

YouTube Super Stickers are a new way for creators to make money

YouTube has introduced Super Stickers, a new way it says its creators can make money from fans who want to support them. The stickers will be made available to eligible creators starting today in 60 countries -- viewers will need to buy them, making them similar to the Super Chats feature already available during live streams. The release is kicking off with a total of eight sticker packs, including ones that are animated.

Continue Reading

YouTube Music gets Siri support and a desktop app

YouTube Music gets Siri support and a desktop app

YouTube Music is getting a couple of new features that span various platforms today. The first new feature is a proper desktop app for the music streaming service, which means that those on desktop no longer need to listen through a browser. YouTube Music is also getting Siri support today, following Spotify's lead pretty closely in that regard.

Continue Reading

YouTube shows off its first interactive special in new trailer

YouTube shows off its first interactive special in new trailer

YouTuber Markiplier is the star of YouTube's first interactive project, A Heist with Markiplier. The company has shown off the special in its first trailer today, teasing what will ultimately be a choose-your-own-adventure type of project following similar work from Netflix. Viewers will be able to make decisions that ultimately present them with one of 31 different possible endings.

Continue Reading

Final Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker trailer release time, no spoilers

Final Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker trailer release time, no spoilers

The final Star Wars trailer is upon us - all about The Rise of Skywalker, and the contents therein. The last time we spoke about this trailer, we outlined the basics. Now we're taking a look at when the trailer will actually be released, and about how important it'll be for potential viewers to watch - or to avoid watching.

Continue Reading

YouTube Music is about to launch three personalized content playlists

YouTube Music is about to launch three personalized content playlists

Following hints about the offerings last month, YouTube has officially announced plans to launch three personalized playlists in YouTube Music, the company's music streaming service. These playlists will offer a mixture of new release content, music the user is likely to enjoy based on their listening habits, and a section that will help users find entirely new content that suits their tastes.

Continue Reading

Google rolls out Incognito Mode for Maps, password checkup tool

Google rolls out Incognito Mode for Maps, password checkup tool

Google today began rolling out a host of new features for various apps centered around security and privacy. One of the biggest launches is undoubtedly that of Incognito Mode in Google Maps. Incognito Mode for Google Maps was first revealed back in May, so users have been waiting on this particular feature for several months at this point.

Continue Reading

YouTube TV finally arrives on Amazon Fire TV

YouTube TV finally arrives on Amazon Fire TV

YouTube TV is getting a pretty major expansion today, as it's coming to a wide array of Amazon Fire TV devices. With the regular NFL season in the midst of its 4th week and both the NBA and NHL regular seasons about to begin, this is a big move for YouTube TV, as Amazon's Fire TV devices are some of the more popular streaming devices around.

Continue Reading

YouTube Music app will come preinstalled on all Android 10 devices

YouTube Music app will come preinstalled on all Android 10 devices

YouTube Music, the platform's dedicated music service, will be preinstalled on Android 10 devices by default going forward, Google revealed on Friday. The app will be taking the place of Google Play Music, underscoring the company's transition away from that service as it sets its focus on YouTube. The YouTube Music app remains available to download in the Google Play Store for everyone else.

Continue Reading

YouTube won’t remove existing channel verification badges after outcry

YouTube won’t remove existing channel verification badges after outcry

On Thursday, YouTube updated its support website to include details on a big change to the way the company verifies channels. At the time, YouTube said that merely having 100,000 subscribers would no longer be good enough for getting verified and that some verified channels would be losing their status as a result. Creators weren't happy with the change, to put it mildly, and YouTube is already reversing parts of its change.

Continue Reading

1 2 3 4 Next