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YouTube TV service recently went live in 10 cities in the United States and Google has now announced another major expansion of the service, spreading its availability to more areas quite fast. The service has reached 14 new cities in the United States and is now available in 29
Motorola's flagship Moto Z smartphones are known for having a shatter-proof display that doesn't crack easily. Not only that, but Motorola also gives a four-year warranty against shattering and cracking from the original purchase date. The only question now is how durable
Over the last few days, YouTube has made a lot of changes and more have been announced today. The video platform has just received a new messaging feature that will help users to chat and share videos within the app with others much easier. It is also possible to respond to a
Songs, albums, and playlists can now be saved in YouTube Music for offline listening. This capability has appeared on the music streaming service ahead of an upcoming merge of YouTube Music with Google Play Music. Basically no offline listening options were available before now.
Certain videos that are within the bounds of YouTube's guidelines are still going to be restricted by the video site. The company has released an update about its efforts to combat extremism on the platform. Videos that don't violate the guidelines can still lose features.
YouTube is going to get rid of its built-in video editor and photo slideshows tool due to a lack of use. Come September 20, neither will be available. The tiny minority of users who've gotten into the habit of using YouTube to edit their content will need to find an alternative.
YouTube TV is the service that Google launched back in April, but like every other new product, there are things that could be improved. The biggest problem with the service is that it only worked in five major US cities, including New York, the San Francisco Bay Area,
More companies are thinking about joining the messaging app market, including Amazon, but it will take some time if they want to challenge Viber and WhatsApp, two messaging apps that are definitely ahead of others and both are adding new features every month.
With a portion of its users, YouTube has begun trying out GIF-like video previews on thumbnails. Viewers can hover over a video's thumbnail to see part of its content. This test reportedly began on desktop a couple weeks ago and it has expanded recently to reach more users.
On average, people view more Netflix than Hulu, Amazon Video, and YouTube combined, a report from Comscore found. Netflix is clearly dominant in the US and is responsible for 1 hour and 40 minutes of content viewing daily in WiFi-enabled American households.
It has been a long time, over a year, since Google updated its YouTube app for Android TV, but finally the new app is here. The main highlight of the new app is an entirely redesigned interface alongside few functional changes and hopefully bug fixes for issues that some people
YouTube Uptime, an app that makes viewing YouTube videos a more social experience, has left its beta phase. The software was created by Google's Area 120 incubator and it initially arrived in the US as an invitation-only app. Now, anyone can get it in the US on iOS.
Facebook, Microsoft, YouTube, and Twitter are joining forces to counter extremist content online. They've jointly launched a new initiative, the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism, that'll try to reduce the access terrorists have to online platforms.
Tumblr has apologized for accidentally filtering out innocuous LGBTQ content with its Safe Mode feature. After receiving a large number of complaints, the platform updated its algorithm so that content is only filtered out if it's genuinely explicit.
YouTube's mobile application is receiving an update in the coming weeks that'll include dynamic video resizing, improving the appearance of some videos. The new feature will change how a video looks based on its size and ratio. This will be useful when watching vertical videos.
Google launched its new streaming service called YouTube TV back in April, but at first, it was limited to 4 major markets. To further improve the service, the company has now announced its biggest expansion of YouTube TV, which is now coming to 10 new markets.
Not everyone wants to watch the 360-degree videos as the technology has yet to mature. Because of that, YouTube is working on a new virtual reality format for creating content in 180-degrees called 'VR180.' YouTube also said that the format would allow creators to make VR
After receiving backlash from the LGBTQ community a few months ago, YouTube began working on ways to improve its Restricted Mode policies. Now, an update to those policies has arrived. The company worked with LGBTQ content creators and others to fix some issues.
Google has outlined a four-part strategy meant to further tackle the problem of extremist content on YouTube. Its strategy is largely centered around increasing and improving its use of AI and reviewing systems, which can find extremist videos among the millions on the site.
VR content is still in its early days, but with every passing day, more contents are posted online. Because of that, YouTube wants to help you to create better 360-degree and virtual reality videos by introducing new analytic tools, allowing creators