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YouTube will verify video from breaking events and make content discovery easier with Newswire

YouTube is rolling out three new initiatives, all aimed at bringing viewers the most relevant content to the breaking news topics they are looking for.

When breaking news happens, there is often tons of user footage that gets uploaded to the Internet and YouTube. Realizing that this trend is growing, with more than 5 million hours of news video watched daily on YouTube, the company is rolling out some new initiatives to “support the discovery and  [Read More…]

YouTube Gaming slated to release later this summer

Well, what do we have here? It appears that YouTube is about to take even more of our time when their new app launches later this summer. Dubbed Youtube Gaming, the new YouTube app will gather all of your favorite live feeds, walkthroughs, gamer reviews, and many other videos about your favourite games and place them in one big catalog. YouTube gaming states that starting off, more than 25,000 games will each have their own dedicated page that will hold  [Read More…]

YouTube Gaming is set to duke it out with Twitch with live game streaming and more

It looks like YouTube is set to take on Twitch with a big push into gaming content.

Announced via Twitter today, YouTube Gaming represents a big push by Google into the live game streaming space, currently dominated by Twitch. The service has been rumored to be in the works for a while now, but it’s now official.

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Google brings 60fps live streaming and HTML5 playback to YouTube

YouTube now supports 60 frames per second live streams, along with HTML5 playback in supported browsers.

A short while back Google added 60fps playback to YouTube, and now the company is bringing that feature to live streaming as well. This feature is now available on compatible HTML5 browsers, and allows for “silky smooth playback for gaming and other fast-action videos.”

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Google and Nestlé team up again for limited edition ‘YouTube Break’ KitKat bars

Google and Nestlé have teamed up again for a branding campaign that will replace the logo on KitKat wrappers in the UK with “YouTube Break.”

Extending their partnership beyond the candy-themed name of Android 4.4. KitKat, Google and Nestlé have teamed up for a campaign the will substitute the iconic KitKat logo on 600,000 limited edition wrappers with “YouTube Break” branding in the UK to celebrate 80 years of KitKat and 10 years of YouTube.

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YouTube to replace KitKat, literally!

If we tell you that YouTube is going to replace KitKat and not Lollipop, would you say that we’ve gone nuts? Well, fret not as Google is joining forces with Nestlé to launch ‘YouTube Break’ that will replace classic KitKat logo on over 600,000 limited edition packs.

This is the biggest redesign of the KitKat wrapper since the brand came to market 80 years ago. The popular chunky bars will come with 72 different types of advertisement designs and 100 million bars will be produced  [Read More…]

YouTube app will no longer be supported for Google TV versions 1 and 2 ‘after April’

In a recent update to a support document, Google announced that the YouTube app on devices running older versions of Google TV will no longer be supported “after April.”

Specifically, the YouTube app will stop working on devices running versions 1 or 2 of Google TV, as well as older smart TVs and Blu-Ray players. While support for the app will be dropped as of the end of April, Google says that it will begin shutting  [Read More…]

Android ads. Fun, creative, and powerful. Check out the YouTube videos.

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We are literally bombarded with advertisements everywhere we look, and that means most of us are pretty good at tuning them out.  I wanted to put together a few of the examples of fun ads for you to watch, all in one place.  Android has a wide variety of commercials, where they use the Adroidified characters you can create using the Androidify app or webpage, and they have ads where they  [Read More…]

Streaming all weekend: Coachella on YouTube

It’s that time of year again, folks! Coachella started earlier today, and, just like the last several years, you can stream the music festival in all of its glory on YouTube for the rest of the weekend.

YouTube subscription plan might become a reality by years end.

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YouTube hardly needs an introduction. With over 1 billion monthly visitors, its one of the biggest video sharing sites in the world. Mainly, the location where you can go and find cute kitten videos to help pass the time when you should be working instead. Soon though, you may be able to watch those cute kittens lick their kitten paws without  [Read More…]