If you weren’t one of the 6,000 in attendance at this year’s Google I/O developer conference or the million that the company claimed was tuning in live online, YouTube’s got you covered. The entire conference, which runs for almost 4 hours, can be viewed in the video embedded below:
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Google has not built an official YouTube app for Windows Phone. Why? We don’t really know but my guess is because Windows Phone is not that popular and Google doesn’t give a rat’s @$$ about the platform. However, Microsoft does care about the platform and they want people to use [...]Read More »
YouTube has officially announced a new pilot program where content creators can choose to have users pay to subscribe to their channels. This doesn’t mean that all your favorite content on YouTube isn’t going to be free anymore — it’s a service that’s open for a small set of YouTube [...]Read More »
Like it or not, we’re all going to someday kick the bucket. The problem with this is, today we’re all increasingly living our lives on the internet. Wouldn’t it be a little awkward when we have all our data still floating around online after we pass? Online profiles still there [...]Read More »
YouTube is owned by Google. Google is a web 2.0 company. They know how to manage server load. So then the question is why do so many people run into buffering issues when watching YouTube… even people on seemingly fast connections? This article provides more insights into this conundrum plus [...]Read More »
Youtube is shutting down, Gmail launches Gmail Blue, and new Google Nose search engine is powered by smell [Video]
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60% of top 1000 YouTube videos are blocked in Germany due to aggressive copyright laws, according to study
A lot of countries get criticized for censoring the web, such as countries in Asia and the Middle East. And rightly so — censorship is not the answer for offensive or disliked content, education is. (I’m not even going to comment on using censors for political purposes.) However, not very [...]Read More »
As luck may have it, the shower curtain in my bathroom was actually just replaced with a new one. However, my shower curtain is nothing fancy — just a simple, transparent one (I hope I never forget to lock the bathroom door…). I can’t say as much for the following [...]Read More »
While YouTube currently charges for things like movies and TV shows, individual channels remain free for everyone to subscribe to and watch. A report from AdAge says that Google is looking into launching paid subscriptions for a particular set of channels, with prices ranging from $1 to $5 a month.[...]Read More »
When a blasphemous video of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) began circulating and inciting riots last year, Pakistan’s government decided to ban Youtube altogether. The government decided to lift the ban a few days ago, only to reinstate it after three minutes. Why, that’s not even enough time to watch Gangnam [...]Read More »
You probably saw this coming, but Psy’s uber popular ‘Gangnam Style’ music has just one billion views on YouTube, making it the first ever video to reach that amount. The video also has the Guinness World Record for most YouTube likes with over six million as of posting.
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Iran has launched an alternative to YouTube called ‘Mehr’. Why not just use YouTube with its already well-established amount of cat videos, you ask? That’s because sites like YouTube (and even Facebook) have been banned in the country since 2009, with YouTube being deemed as “inappropriate”.
Mehr, which means affection [...]Read More »
Guess what? Yeah, yes you guess it — Google has redesigned Youtube. Again.
The focus of this new design is to facilitate viewing of videos and subscribing to Youtube channels. If you head over to Youtube.com, you will notice videos are pushed up to the top and everything else, including [...]Read More »
Sometimes websites have YouTube videos embedded, allowing you to watch the video(s) without having to go to YouTube’s website. However, what happens when you are simply given a link to a YouTube video, such as in an e-mail or on a website that doesn’t embed? In situations like these, yo [...]Read More »
YouTube modifies content removal system to be more pro-user, gives us hope in the age of excessive copyright claims
YouTube has a system in place called ‘Content ID’ which provides content/copyright owners an automated way to force the removal of YouTube videos (or monetization of the videos) that contain copyrighted audio or video. Up until now, it was very hard to fight back when your YouTube video was removed [...]Read More »
If you don’t like all of those annoying YouTube annotations that most YouTube producers love to add do their videos, then YouTube Hide Annotations is for you.
What is it and what does it do
This add-on lets you remove those pesky annotations without hassle.
- Gets rid
YouTube is the largest video sharing site in the world — 6 hrs of content is uploaded each minute to YouTube. With the ever-shining YouTube on one hand and the removal of native YouTube app from iOS 6 on the other, YouTube apps have sprouted in the App Store like [...]Read More »
If you are anything like me, you don’t have a satellite or cable TV service; you most likely get your entertainment from sites like YouTube. If you are in this category, or if you like to watch lots of YouTube videos, then YouTube Enhancer Plus is for you.[...]
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With Apple’s announcement that iOS 6 won’t come bundled with a YouTube app, it’s been obvious that something had to give otherwise iDevice owners would be out of YouTube. What give-ed is Google; today Google announced their own iOS app for the popular streaming personal video service. However, this new [...]Read More »
Tubeacco is an excellent YouTube client for you iOS device. The app is packed full of features and easily allows you sign into your YouTube account to monitor your contacts, subscriptions, playlists, favorites, watch later queue, uploaded videos, and channel stats. Tubeacco allows you to search for videos, playlists, and [...]Read More »
After patenting the ability to automatically detect faces in videos, Google has now been granted a patent for automatic detection of objects in videos. In other words, Google now has the rights to the technology that allows for automatically detecting and tagging objects in videos (whether that be a living [...]Read More »
Google’s YouTube app has been a staple on the homescreens of iOS devices around the world. Not anymore. Continuing its anti-Google stride and following up on the removal of Google Maps from iOS 6, Apple has announced the YouTube app will no longer come preinstalled on devices running iOS 6; [...]Read More »
In today’s Facebook world, tagging faces/people in photos is nothing extraordinary. But what about videos? That, is seems, is Google’s territory. Google has recently acquired a patent for identifying persons in video content, a patent that can potentially give the search giant an ace in the hole in the arena [...]Read More »
Amid all the commotions and applauses for all the new products and services which Google had brought out during the Google I/O developer meet, a small but significant information about plans of Google regarding Youtube have been revealed.
Over many years, Youtube has turned out to be a website with [...]Read More »
Are you among the ones who have always been worried about the “Made in China” tag on your electronic device(s)? If so, Google is now bringing something new and quite exciting to many classes of the community; Google Nexus Q, to shake off your worries.
Google’s Nexus Q is the [...]Read More »
Anyone who is familiar with Youtube and has been watching and/or hearing music online would be quite familiar with such instances where we see many websites implicitly infringing copyrights (as touchy as this subject may be). Some websites even consider their activity to be something heroic.
Though there have been [...]Read More »
Google continually works towards designing its services to improve user experience or to better integrate its various products together. Reports have emerged that Youtube is receiving another new design (so quickly after its most recent one), this time inspired by Google Plus.
The key thing to note here is the [...]Read More »
Have you ever looked at the YouTube interface and thought, “this could use a face lift”? Or perhaps you thought, “a download link and some fancy drop shadows would be nice”. Well, then, let me introduce you to Youtubian.
Youtubian is a simple bookmarklet that can improve YouTube by cleaning [...]Read More »