Google trades out Play Music for YouTube Music on new Android handsets
Google has long since been moving its primary music service from Google Play Music over to YouTube Music for the past year. The firm had been working to fill out its initially barely functional app with user-friendly features like...
YouTube verification chaos leads CEO to apologise
YouTube’s CEO issued an apology over the verification brouhaha the site experienced this week. Yesterday, YouTube announced it would be revamping its verification policies for creators. As a result, the firm announced that i...
Google to pay a record $170 million fine for illegally collecting personal information from children
Federal Trade Commission today announced that Google and its subsidiary YouTube will pay a record $170 million fine for illegally collecting personal information from children without their parents’ consent. Google’s behav...
Google agrees to pay $150-200 million to settle FTC YouTube investigation
Google has agreed to pay up to $200 million to settle an FTC investigation into YouTube for breaking children’s privacy laws. The news was first reported by Politico who confirmed it from a person familiar with the matter. While...
YouTube will start suppressing conspiracy theorists and fake news videos in the UK
YouTube is tweaking its recommendations engine in the UK to reduce conspiracy theories, as per a report from TechCrunch. The platform has been criticized for enabling and spreading conspiratorial content like climate change denial...
YouTube Kids gets safer for kids as Google prepares a web launch
YouTube has made some changes to its YouTube Kids app this week to make it more flexible for kids and parents both. Google has added new age groups for parents to select in the app. This means that you’ll be able to tweak th...
YouTube Music soon to launch in the Middle East and North Africa
Google is preparing to launch its YouTube Music service in the Middle East and North Africa, according to a report from TechRadar today “YouTube Music is a new music streaming service made for music: official songs, albums, ...
You can now listen to music from directly within the Waze app
Many users switch between Waze navigation app and YouTube Music app often while driving. In order to improve the experience for such users, YouTube Music today announced native integration with Waze app. YouTube Premium and Music ...
YouTube’s Premium videos are going to get a lot exclusive next month
Last year, YouTube was said to be moving its original content from the YouTube Premium service to its ad-supported service. “As we look to 2019, we will continue to invest in scripted programming and shift to make our YouTube Or...