News & Reviews: YouTube
Google wants to encourage less ad-blocking with new restrictions for ads in Chrome browser and YouTubeLast Updated: Feb 06, 2020
If you're like us, you probably encountered videos with annoying ads while browsing the internet or watching YouTube, some that appear in the middle of watching a video. This can happen even for short videos, which gets annoying. Now, it looks like Google wants to start putting a stop to that by setting up restrictions.
Last Updated: Feb 04, 2020
The public has long wondered how much Google makes a year through YouTube but those numbers were never revealed. But recently, YouTube's parent company decided to include YouTube ad revenue in its quarterly report and it's a massive USD 15 (~RM61.76) billion.
Last Updated: Dec 27, 2019
Copyright strike is currently a huge problem faced by the content creators on YouTube. Sometimes, it can be really frustrating when it comes to dealing with music labels or third party companies regarding the materials used in the videos. YouTube has been working to make things simpler for the creators to distribute their works. Recently, the platform has rolled out new features for the content creators on YouTube Studio to avoid copyright claims by editing their videos directly on the site.
Last Updated: Dec 26, 2019
Google sometimes updates things when we don't expect it and one was done for the YouTube mobile app last week. With the latest update comes new features, including voice search, an improved navigation menu, and HDR support added to the Sony PS4 consoles.
Last Updated: Dec 20, 2019
Music videos are the most viewed video category on YouTube. If you still remember the latin song ‘Despacito’ that suddenly took over the world in 2017, it actually has the highest view on the platform with 6.55 billion views. Facebook Watch, which is also an online video feature is planning to get rights from several music labels to show full official music videos on the Facebook app. Will this provide a slight chance for Facebook Watch to rival against YouTube? Let’s find out!
Last Updated: Dec 16, 2019
Everyone needs a break and it seems that one of YouTube's biggest stars is ready for a rest after years of making YouTube videos. Felix Kjellberg, aka PewDiePie, announced that he would be taking a break from YouTube in early 2020. According to Engadget, PewDiePie first hinted that he wanted to take a break in August this year and said that he'd like to do something else other than YouTube.
Last Updated: Nov 13, 2019
Youtube recently clarified on Twitter, stating that the new Terms of Service does not mean that Youtube will terminate your account if you are not commercially viable. Instead, the new Terms of Service meant that they will discontinue certain Youtube service that are either outdated or not frequently used.
Last Updated: Nov 12, 2019
YouTube’s Terms of Services was updated on 10 November 2019 and users have found out a clause that is considered quite unreasonable. One of the terms stated that YouTube is given the right to terminate or suspend your account if it is no longer commercially viable.
Someone found a way to use Google services, Facebook, WhatsApp, and other apps on the Huawei Mate 30 seriesLast Updated: Oct 10, 2019
The Huawei Mate 30 series certainly got a buzz over the news, not because of its entry in the Malaysia market but the concerns of Google apps usage. The US government and Huawei are still in a rocky relationship, but someone might have found a loophole to bypass that.
Last Updated: Jul 05, 2019
Are you a big fan of the Stranger Things series? You can experience Netflix’s first augmented-reality trailer of Stranger Things season 3 on Youtube, provided you have an Apple iPhone, iPod or iPad running on iOS 8 and above. The augmented-reality trailer has a background replacement feature, which lets the user take a Stranger Things themed selfie. The Stranger Things themed selfie can then be shared onto your favourite social media platform such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and more.