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YouTube Rewind is gone for good
Did you really think YouTube was going to bring it back?
Get 6 months of free Google Stadia if you are an AT&T 5G or Fiber subscriber
YouTube Premium subscribers can get three months of Stadia Pro for free: here’s how to claim it
Only for new Stadia Pro subscribers, though.
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YouTube testing ‘Premium Lite’, a cheaper tier without YouTube Music
YouTube is testing a more affordable Premium subscription in select European countries. It offers ad-free viewing but lacks YouTube Music.
YouTube comments could distract you from content
YouTube has gone through a number of changes over the years on both mobile and on the web. The latest change includes tweaks to the comments section that allows users to view them, even when watching videos on full-screen, in landscape mode.
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YouTube will pay you to use its TikTok-clone
YouTube has launched a YouTube Shorts Fund in the form of a $100M fund, which will be distributed over the course of 2021-2022. 
4K Video Downloader
How to Download YouTube Videos in 4K
Once you give 4K Video Downloader a try, you’ll be hooked on how quick and easy it is to download videos for free.
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YouTube app makes it easier to save data with new video quality controls
The ‘quality’ option you see when watching videos in the YouTube mobile app now shows Auto, Higher Picture Quality, and Data Saver presets.
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Two years later, YouTube has finally made up its mind about dislikes
YouTube is doing an experiment by hiding the number of dislikes accumulated by a video for a small bunch of users.
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Twitter tests YouTube video playback without leaving the app
Twitter is currently testing this feature on iOS, but there is no official information regarding its arrival on Android.
YouTube Shorts in the US
The US gets another TikTok competitor in the form of YouTube Shorts
The number of Indian channels using Shorts has more than tripled since the beginning of December alone.
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YouTube will flag copyright issues or ad penalty even before a video is uploaded
The new Checks tool on YouTube takes 3 minutes to find copyright issues, and an extra minute to assess content suitability for ads.
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YouTube will give more choices to parents of tweens and teens
YouTube will also disable in-app purchases, as well as creation and comments features.
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YouTube app on Android enables 4K playback. Good luck finding a 4K display phone!
Just to make things clear, even if your phone has an HD or FHD display, you can set the playback quality to 4K in the YouTube app for Android
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YouTube Shorts headed to US, YouTube TV getting offline downloads and 4K streaming
YouTube Shorts have been well received so far in their limited testing in India, while YouTube TV’s upcoming tricks might cost you extra.
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YouTube tests letting viewers buy products shown in a video
Viewers will be able to see a list of featured products by clicking the shopping bag icon that appears in a YouTube video.
Google down
[Update] Yep, Google Services including Gmail, YouTube, Play Store are down in some regions
Google services are down.
YouTube Chapters
YouTube’s latest experiment uses AI to divide lengthy videos into chapters
Youtube says it will rely on machine learning to recognize certain text-based signs in a video for automatically generating chapters.
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YouTube will show ads on some ineligible creators’ videos, but won’t pay them
Creators not part of the YouTube Partner Program will see ads on some of their videos (and won’t be paid for it).
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Pocketnow Daily: EVERYTHING Apple Didn’t Announce, Now Has a Date? (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the new Apple products that we may get next year, Instagram changes and more.
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YouTube brings new gestures and playback controls to its mobile app
The new features are rolling out to users across both iOS and Android.
YouTube Stories on iOS get an audio enhancement tool to make them sound better
The new “Enhance Speech” feature for recording YouTube Stories will boost the audio output by isolating the speech of a video’s subject.
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YouTube launches its own TikTok rival called YouTube Shorts in India
YouTube Shorts should be 15 seconds or less, and there will also be an option to speed up or slow down the speed of your clips.
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You’ll no longer receive email notifications for new YouTube uploads or livestreams
Users can still choose to get push notifications via the YouTube app on mobile and through the Chrome browser on desktop.
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YouTube re-enables 1080p streaming on smartphones in India, but only on WiFi
You can now stream videos in 1080p on Android and iOS YouTube app.
Google brings SmartReply to YouTube, but only for creators
Currently, SmartReply in YouTube Studio only supports English and Spanish, but more languages will be added to the list in the near future.