The YouTube algorithm that automatically flags videos as problematic has struck again, this time blocking an ad from parent Google for its Chromebook. The issue was fixed, but not without screenshots.
If you were irked by the inability to zoom into videos on your handset with an 18:9 display, YouTube's latest update to its streaming app, offers this solution. The update is version 12.44.
The YouTube app is apparently causing battery drain and Apple devices to heat up unnecessarily. Luckily, the firm is aware of the problem and has publicly stated that it is actively working to fix it.
It appears that Google has disabled 4K video configurations in its YouTube app for smartphones and the newly-released Xbox One X, saying that the display resolution is currently capped at 1080p.
YouTube Kids has received a new update that introduces a customized profile for children, more security control options for parents, a new setup process, passcode for kids, and an overall new look.
After launching earlier this year the YouTube TV app is being rolled out to other devices. The app will be available on Xbox One consoles, Apple TV, and TVs that support the Android TV platform.
A new YouTube update is allowing Pixel 2 XL owners to take full advantage of their 18:9 displays with the addition of pinch-to-zoom. The feature is now available in version 12.40 of the YouTube app.
In the wake of the launch of the iPhone 8, 8 Plus and X, a number of scammers are luring unsuspecting users into giving up their personal information with the promise of a free iPhone.
In an attempt to filter its content and make things a little safer for users, YouTube has implemented a new policy change banning videos demonstrating how to modify firearms to have a bump stock.
The mass shooting in Las Vegas and the NFL anthem protests have given rise to lots of conspiracy theories. YouTube has been criticized for promoting them, and is making changes to list better sources.
Google has disabled users from accessing YouTube on the Amazon Echo Show. Amazon later confirmed that the problem is not technical but rather a conscious decision on Google's part.
Theresa May will be meeting with other Western leaders and representatives from Google, Microsoft, Twitter, and Facebook to demand more be done to stop the spread of online extremist content.
Firewatch's developer recently filed a DMCA complaint against PewDiePie in protest of the YouTuber using a racial slur in an unrelated video. PewDiePie has now cried foul play over the DMCA takedown.
Disgruntled users on Steam have now begun flooding Firewatch's dedicated page with negative reviews, bringing the rating down to 'Mixed', following the developer's comments earlier this week.
YouTube celebrity PewDiePie again stepped into controversy for shouting a racial epithet during a livestream of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds. The ensuing controversy has him now saying he's sorry.
The world's biggest YouTuber, PewDiePie, used a racial slur while live streaming himself playing PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds. At least one game maker has launched a DMCA takedown in response.
Not far off YouTube's completely redesigned website, logo and the addition of Dark Mode for everyone, the Google owned company has now rolled out HDR playback for a few top flagships.
The Recording Industry Association of America has settled with YouTube-mp3.org, after it sued the online service on behalf of labels last year. Its operators have agreed to shut down the website.
It may be hard to believe but YouTube has been around for over a decade. The service has constantly evolved and is now announcing a new look with plans to add more functionality to mobile and desktop.
Google has updated the blurring capabilities built into the YouTube video editor. Users can more easily blur a person's face once and have it be persistent for the duration of the video.
The search giant is preparing to make your searches even more convenient - or more annoying, depending on how you look at it. Video autoplay is coming to searches on Android devices in the US for now.
Video streaming has barely had any countermeasures for buffering but, it seems that MIT CSAIL's 'Pensieve' system might be able to fix that. It applies neural networks to adjust the stream's quality.
After several advertisers pulled their ads from Google's network in the turmoil of a YouTube ad mishap, Google is preparing to introduce new ad filters that will give advertisers greater control.
YouTube has globally released an in-app messaging and video sharing feature, currently only available for Android and iOS users. Videos can now be shared with multiple contacts within the app.
Luis Fonsi's 'Despacito' has uncrowned 'See You Again', becoming the most-viewed video on YouTube. It has also become the first ever video to amass over three billion views on the website.
The US network has been accused of capping the speeds of its users when watching YouTube, Netflix, and the like. The company called it a temporary test for a new "video optimization" system.
WhatsApp has started testing in-app YouTube video playback in its latest beta update for iOS devices, giving some beta users the ability to view received and sent YouTube videos in-app.
YouTube users can now watch short previews of videos by simply hovering on the thumbnails while accessing the video streaming website on a PC using Google Chrome or the Opera browser.
It used to be impressive when a single YouTube video would reach into the millions. But a few years ago, Psy's Gangnam Style would reach two billion, and now a new king has arrived to take the crown.
Microsoft, Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter have announced a coalition to combat terrorism. Together they aim to remove terrorist activities from their platforms by sharing resources with each other.
YouTube's CEO took to the company's blog to announce that the video platform has racked up 1.5 billion monthly logged in users along with improvements to its mobile apps and new YouTube Red shows.
While 360-degree videos are intriguing, the quality leaves much to be desired. Although it's not a complete solution, YouTube has introduced a new immersive and improved video experience with VR180.
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Just as YouTube is preparing to launch a website redesign with flatter elements and a "dark mode", the company also unveiled some upcoming shows with Hollywood stars and famous artists.
YouTube is now testing an official dark theme for the video site. The theme, which hasn't been announced just yet, can be accessed by altering a cookie in a web browser's web console. Here's how.
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YouTube has just released its TV streaming service for select markets in the US. The service, named YouTube TV, launches offering 39 stations with a further ten expected to be arriving soon.
A beta version of YouTube Go, Google's application for Android devices that allows users to save, share and view YouTube videos offline, is now available to download from the Google Play Store.
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The Australian Government has become the latest entity to withdraw its advertising from YouTube, in order to avoid taxpayer funds from "inadvertently flowing to unsavoury organisations."