Tag Archive: YouTube


YouTube TV is now available in 14 more markets

YouTube TV is now available in 29 markets total.

When YouTube TV launched earlier this year, it launched in 15 heavily populated markets, including Los Angeles, Dallas-Fort Worth and New York City. Today, Google has expanded the streaming TV service to 14 additional markets.

Here is a full list of markets YouTube TV is now available in:

Atlanta, GA Baltimore, MD Boston, MA Charlotte, NC Chicago, IL Cincinnati, OH Columbus, OH Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Detroit, MI Houston,  [Read More…]

Facebook is going after YouTube with its new ‘Watch’ video streaming service

There will soon be one more streaming option for consumers.

Facebook is already on a lot of folks’ daily internet stops to get their fill of memes and cat photos for the day. Soon, there will be one more reason to stop in. The company announced its Watch platform, and is hopeful that a staple of original programming will entice viewers.

The programming will be available to view on mobile devices, desktop and laptops and smart TVs — though  [Read More…]

YouTube Music finally gets the robust offline functions it needed at launch

YouTube Music can finally go oflline with the songs you choose rather than songs an algorithm picked.

It’s hard to believe YouTube Music has been around for almost two years now, and that for most of that time, the service’s offline offering have been so paltry compared to YouTube proper’s ample offline options. Before this week, if you wanted to download songs to listen to in YouTube Music, you were at the mercy of the Offline Mixtape,  [Read More…]

YouTube launches Spotlight Canada channel to showcase up-and-coming talent

You can now subscribe to the best of Canadian YouTube.

YouTube has launched a channel to “shine a spotlight” on Canadian talent.

The channel, called Spotlight Canada, consolidates music, comedy, and esoterica, along with popular news and sports clips, in a single place, and will change monthly, according to a post on Google Canada’s blog.

The list comes in the form of video playlists, celebrating Canada’s 150th anniversary and some of its most popular celebrities, including The Tragically Hip’s  [Read More…]

YouTube and Google Play Music merger confirmed by company official

Present at the New Music Seminar in New York, YouTube’s global head of music, Lyor Cohen confirmed the ad-free YouTube Red and Google Play Music will merge into a new subscription service. Cohen explained the two services need to be integrated with each other in order to educate customers and attract new subscribers. Currently, Google’s […]

YouTube: Ultimate Guide

YouTube started as a simple video site, but today it’s much, much more.

YouTube is so much more than cute cats and mindless pranks; it’s where millions come for education, information, and live, late-breaking news. YouTube streams more than just Google keynotes; it streams important political debates and allows users to stream from almost anywhere in the world with an internet connection. It’s important to understand YouTube and how to use it, and whether you’re just looking  [Read More…]

Verizon Wireless may be throttling Netflix and YouTube streams

Throttling seems to be an unavoidable practice these days.

Use too much data and you get throttled. Use data on a busy network cell and you get throttled. But the throttling numerous reddit users have been seeing doesn’t seem to match any conventional rules. Users on both new and old “Unlimited” plans are seeing speeds drop on two of the nation’s most popular video platforms regardless of how much data they’ve used.

Once upon a time,  [Read More…]

YouTube now redirects searches for extremist videos to curated anti-terrorism playlists

The Redirect Method is a new active stance against online extremism.

Starting today, YouTube will return results for curated anti-terrorist playlists when someone searches for hateful content. The details, from Tubefilter:

The new feature, dubbed The Redirect Method, is part of a four-prong strategy announced by Google last month to quash extremist ideologies across its platforms. The Redirect Method was developed by Jigsaw — an Alphabet subsidiary whose mission is to counter extremism, censorship, and cyber attacks  [Read More…]

How to manage the YouTube app for Android

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How do I upload to YouTube on Android?

Watching videos and subscribing to channels is what YouTube’s all about, but there’s so much more you can do, like uploading your own videos, messaging other YouTubers, and all those settings that’ll help make your experience more enjoyable and help keep your data usage to a minimum.

Here’s how to manage YouTube so that it works for you.

How to change upload network preferences How to limit mobile  [Read More…]

How to save videos in YouTube for Android

There’s so much to watch on YouTube, you can’t possibly watch it all.

And it’s always the same story: you’ve spent twice as long as you intended to sitting there watch mindless YouTube videos when you find one you know you’re gonna love, but if you don’t get moving now, you’re gonna be late and get fired. But when you come back later you can’t remember what that video was! Then the only time you can watch  [Read More…]