News & Reviews: YouTube
Dec 07, 2022
YouTube has revealed that it will be introducing custom global emotes for comments and live chats on the platform. Called YouTube Emotes, the feature is similar to the one popularised by the Amazon-owned live streaming platform Twitch.
Nov 16, 2022
YouTube Shorts is the video streaming company’s answer to TikTok and it looks like the Google-owned company may also be competing with TikTok Shop, the unique shopping features found on TikTok. Starting in the United States, YouTube is currently testing shopping features and affiliate marketing on Shorts with eligible creators.
Nov 10, 2022
Ever wondered what a foldable iPhone looks like? Well, a Chinese YouTube went to great lengths to make it happen. In his YouTube video, he called it the iPhone V and showed how he built up the prototype from scratch.
Oct 25, 2022
In conjunction with its 17th anniversary, YouTube today announced that it is refreshing things by rolling out a new look and feel on the platform. Moreover, the Google-owned company is also introducing new features to enhance the experience on the platform, including the ability to pinch to zoom on videos.
Oct 21, 2022
Bad news for YouTube Premium family plan users - the monthly fee just got a price increase. Good news - the Malaysian market isn't affected by it but we can't help to think it's only temporary.
Oct 18, 2022
Previously, we reported that YouTube was testing out locking videos in 4K resolution only for Premium subscribers, which understandably caused a lot of backlash from the community. Now, YouTube confirmed that the test has ended, though it is still unclear whether the company would be implementing such a restriction in the future.
Oct 11, 2022
All YouTube users will soon be getting a new way of identifying themselves, which may be new to the platform, but not something entirely foreign in the social media landscape. Announced via a blog post today, YouTube is introducing @name handles across the platform.
Oct 03, 2022
As many YouTube users continue to dodge YouTube Premium, Google seems to give them more reasons to do so. This is not confirmed yet, but some users have been experiencing a new test pilot that restricts 4K video resolution for YouTube Premium users only.
Sep 20, 2022
The motive behind clicking on the 'dislike' or 'not interested' buttons on YouTube is hoping the platform will help you filter out unwanted content. However, new research claims that those buttons might not be much of a help doing that, as YouTube would still bring up similar videos.
Sep 14, 2022
Just when you thought YouTube is done with two unskippable ads for the video platform, it seems that the company is bumping up to five for a foreseeable future. Do note that nothing is final as YouTube just recently started testing five unskippable ads before the video starts playing.