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YouTube Plans Original Programming in India, Japan and Other Markets

YouTube is set to promote its paid subscription service by offering original programming Alphabet’s YouTube is creating scripted series and other original programming for international markets including France, Germany, Japan, Mexico and India to try to draw new customers to its paid subscription service, a senior executive said on Friday. The programming will come in the form of multiple genres such as ... Read More »

Instagram Launches IGTV Long Video App to Take on YouTube, Now Has a Billion Users

Instagram said Wednesday it now has more than one billion active users, as it unveiled a new long-form video feature in a bid to attract “creators” like those on YouTube. It becomes the fourth Facebook platform to hit the billion-user mark, including the namesake social network with more than two billion users, and the messaging applications WhatsApp and Messenger. Instagram, which had some 800 million users as ... Read More »

YouTube for Web Gets Chat and Share Features; Android Users Get Collapse Video Controls

HIGHLIGHTS A new chat icon in the title bar allows you to message on YouTube Android users get a new collapse video feature with more controls YouTube tests a new way of showing videos in your subscription feed YouTube, one of Google’s most successful products, has been a constant work in progress, with new features being added and tested continuously. The company ... Read More »

Google I/O 2017: Daydream 2.0 to Bring Chrome VR, Shared Rooms in YouTube VR, and More

HIGHLIGHTS Daydream 2.0 to get VR Web browser YouTube VR will have shared rooms for groups to interact Improvements to UI include new dashboard for quick access Google at its ongoing developers conference unloaded tons of new information regarding its augmented reality and virtual reality efforts. During the keynote address, Google confirmed Daydream VR support for Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and ... Read More »

Google Combines YouTube Music, Google Play Music Teams; Unified App Likely to Launch Soon

HIGHLIGHTS Google Play Music and YouTube Music teams combined Google likely to launch unified music app YouTube Music offered music with and without video Google has confirmed that it has merged the teams behind YouTube Music and Google Play Music. The move is said to be a way Google wants to pave the way for a unified Music app though ... Read More »

Finally, Mobile Live Video Streaming Comes to YouTube

Six years after YouTube featured live-streaming for desktops in 2011, the company finally decided to bring the app to mobile. YouTubers around the world have been waiting for this feature since the company announced it in June of 2016. It is here, but with a caveat. You need more than 10,000 followers to use the feature. This is a smart ... Read More »

YouTube Ad Revenue Sharing Threatened by Facebook

Facebook has been increasing the priority of video sharing over the last year. And many of the videos shared come from YouTube. But this creates a bit of a problem for the producers of those videos. Once a video is downloaded from YouTube and uploaded to Facebook, the video’s creators no longer receive a share of the revenue being generated ... Read More »

Google, YouTube Directed to Provide User Details by Madras High Court

The Madras High Court has directed Google and its subsidiary YouTube to provide details, including identity and address, of a user ‘Marupakkam Seithigal’, who posted a video content dubbed defamatory by petitioner Lebara Foundation. The court dismissed an appeal by Google and YouTube against the order of a single judge who directed them to disclose the IP address and other ... Read More »

Watch Out! YouTube Calls On Users to Help Enforce Community Guidelines

YouTube is encouraging and “empowering” its users to “flag” content that does not meet the site’scommunity guidelines, while also offering more transparency on how its flagging feature works. The video site’s renewed call on users to help enforce its community guidelines by flagging inappropriate content on the platform comes hot on the heels of YouTube’s apparent demonetization of some videos ... Read More »

Watch Out! YouTube Calls On Users to Help Enforce Community Guidelines

YouTube is encouraging and “empowering” its users to “flag” content that does not meet the site’scommunity guidelines, while also offering more transparency on how its flagging feature works. The video site’s renewed call on users to help enforce its community guidelines by flagging inappropriate content on the platform comes hot on the heels of YouTube’s apparent demonetization of some videos ... Read More »