Tag Archives: YouTube

YouTube Names Handsets Offering ‘Best Experience’, Shows Samsung Galaxy Note 9 on Top With No iPhone on List

The list of YouTube Signature Devices includes as many as 18 Android smartphones. HIGHLIGHTS There is an official list of YouTube Signature Devices This includes Samsung Galaxy Note 9 and other premium smartphones But it doesn’t include any iPhone model Samsung Galaxy Note 9 not just has top-notch specifications but is also touted to be a “YouTube Signature Device” for 2019. Samsung at the Galaxy ... Read More »

How to become a YouTube star

We cannot imagine life without YouTube. It is the modern encyclopaedia that we consult whenever we need to know about anything and everything. Chris Anderson of TED Talk fame has compared its contribution to that of inventor and printer Johannes Guttenberg’s towards bulk communication. From education to journalism, to advertisement, politics, social awareness or popular culture YouTube’s influence is felt ... Read More »

YouTube Desktop Refreshed With Material Design, New Logo Unveiled

HIGHLIGHTS New refreshed desktop theme follows Material Design It was previewed back in May Users on desktop also get a dark theme for cinematic experience Google’s YouTube, the popular video platform, is finally getting a makeover on desktop. The platform is also getting a brand new logo and icon which is the first-ever change made to YouTube since its launch ... Read More »

iPhone 8 Price, HTC 10 evo Launch, YouTube Go Comes to India, and More: Your 360 Daily Rohan Naravane, 09 February 2017

HIGHLIGHTS It doesn’t seem like the sell-kidney-for-iPhone jokes are going to stop YouTube Go is a dedicated app for watching and sharing videos offline SoftBank loses $300 million in India after investing in Ola, Snapdeal The world has already had enough of the selling-kidney-to-buy-iPhone jokes, but unfortunately those may not stop, as the high-end variant of the iPhone 8 is ... Read More »

Microsoft’s upgraded Beam game-streaming service goes live, taking on Twitch and YouTube

Microsoft’s Twitch competitor, Beam, has now pushed its “Pro” upgrade live to all users, featuring streams with up to 1440p resolution at 60Hz and integration with Xbox Live. Microsoft’s purchase of Beam last summer came as something of a surprise, given that the company seemed satisfied with its relationship with Amazon’s game-streaming service, Twitch.tv. Even with the upgrade to Beam.pro, ... Read More »

YouTube adds HDR support to make videos more vibrant

YouTube’s adding another buzzword to its stable of video technology. The Google-owned service already rolled support for 4K resolution, 360-degree video, spatial audio, and 60 frames-per-second videos (in a hat-tip to gamers) in recent months. Now, YouTube’s pulling the trigger on high-dynamic range (HDR) videos, nearly 7 months after Netflix first introduced HDR support. HDR’s the up and coming display technology for ... Read More »

Privacy groups target kids advertising disguised as YouTube content

Marketing companies are targeting children on YouTube with advertising disguised as other content, an “unfair and deceptive” business practice, three privacy groups said in a complaint to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. The companies, including Disney’s Maker Studios and DreamWorks’ AwesomenessTV, use popular “influencers” on YouTube to pitch products, aimed at children worldwide, with videos that “masquerade” as unsponsored content, ... Read More »

fb, Twitter, YouTube, Microsoft back european hate speech regulations

facebook, Twitter, Google’s YouTube and Microsoft pledged on Tuesday to review requests for the removalof hateful content material published on their systems within 24 hours as part of a code of behavioragreed with ecu regulators. government throughout Europe had been attempting in latest months to get social systems to crack down on growing on-line racism following the refugee crisis, with ... Read More »

Facebook, YouTube, Twitter face furor over ‘hate speech’

Three French organizations say they will file legal complaints against Facebook, Twitter and Google’s YouTube service for failing to remove ‘hateful content’ posted on their sites. The French Jewish students union UEJF, SOS Racisme and SOS Homophobie say the internet giants have only removed a small portion of inappropriate content posted in a measured period. In France, there is a ... Read More »

Twitter, YouTube Analysis Pinpoints IS Strategy

Tweets and YouTube videos by fighters from the Islamic State group have allowed analysts to pinpoint their movements in Iraq and Syria, highlighting the group’s increasing push towards government strongholds.The data compiled by Britain-based analysts from IHS Conflict Monitor, and shared exclusively with AFP, shows how the Islamic State (IS) group is probing beyond the territory it currently holds and ... Read More »