YouTube announced that starting today, it will hide public dislike counts on videos across its website. The company claims that this change will keep smaller creators safer from harassment and being disliked into oblivion. The dislike button will still be there, but only the creator will be able to view the count privately.
In June this year, YouTube confirmed that it would soon be rolling out Picture-in-Picture support to its subscribers worldwide. The rollout, however, has been painfully slow by the company. If you are a YouTube Premium subscriber, you can enable Picture-in-Picture support right away on your iPhone by following this guide.
YouTube is testing a new subscription called YouTube Premium Lite in Europe. Premium Lite subscription would offer an ad-free YouTube experience at 40% less cost, but with some fewer features in comparison to the full-blown Premium subscription.
YouTube is finally adding Picture-in-Picture mode support to its iPhone and iPad app. In a statement to MacRumors, YouTube confirmed that the picture-in-picture mode will be available to all premium subscribers around the world, and non-premium subscribers in the United States.
In the past, apps like Instagram, WhatsApp, and Twitter have been cloning features from each other. Recently we have seen a surge of audio-based features aimed at rivalling Clubhouse. YouTube is now gearing up to offer a TikTok styled video feature on its app. It is seemingly inspired by TikTok is set to go live for all US YouTubers starting next week.
YouTube is rolling out a new feature on its Android and iPhone apps. The new feature now lets you have more granular controls over the quality of the video you stream.
Google has published a new post on its blog announcing that it is updating the YouTube app for iOS. The update for YouTube brings new placements for a few buttons in the app and gestures for easier navigation.
With iOS 14, Apple has added Picture- in Picture support to the iPhones as well. Up until iOS 14 was in beta stage, iPhone users could play YouTube videos on their iPhone in Picture in Picture mode by going to YouTube’s website in Safari. However, right around the time iOS 14 was released, YouTube blocked this feature and essentially disabled Picture in Picture support via its website.
President Trump had ordered a ban on TikTok until and unless purchased by a US entity. Earlier today, we learned Oracle reportedly beat Microsoft and won the bid for TikTok in the US. Other platforms like Snapchat and Instagram have already announced a TikTok rivaling feature. Now YouTube has announced Shorts, a feature that lets you upload 15-seconds short-form video.
YouTube has started testing native Picture in Picture support for its iOS app. While iPads have had support for PiP since iOS 9, YouTube never updated its app to add support for this feature. With iOS 14, Apple is bringing PiP to the iPhone as well.