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With YouTube’s push India witnesses massive growth of content creators in 2016

By : CIOL Writers

YouTube has been significantly boosting its effort to make India one of the most active content creator communities in Asia. Last year, the Google-owned company launched several features to lure content creators to make exciting videos and expand their fan

Verizon and AT&T next to boycott advertising on Google’s network

By : CIOL Writers

Along with Havas, the world’s sixth-largest advertising and marketing company, AT&T and Verizon have also joined the boycott against Google for displaying their brand’s ads alongside controversial content – videos promoting terrorism or anti-Semitism. AT&T and Verizon are the latest to

YouTube addresses concerns over censoring LGBTQ+ content

By : CIOL Writers

With over a billion users, YouTube is the biggest and the most popular reservoir of media content. However, the video-sharing platform was recently under the radar for censoring LGBTQ+ content in the Restricted Mode. Restricted mode is an optional feature

Google adds feature to stream videos within Gmail

By : CIOL Writers

Google is bringing one more – minor but significant – update for Gmail. After adding the ability to send and receive money through Gmail, users can now also stream video attachments on the web, without downloading the video. Initially, users had to first

Google launches Family Link with better parental control features

By : CIOL Writers

Google is finally answering many parents’ prayers by launching ‘Family Link‘ which allows parents to not only keep a tab on their kids online activity but also manage and track screen time, daily limits, device “bedtimes,” and which apps kids

YouTube introduces Uptime for watching videos with friends

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Google is bringing a new app dubbed ‘Uptime‘ for YouTubers. Created by Google’s internal incubator, Area 120 – that was designed to encourage employees to spend their 20 percent time on side projects – Uptime lets you meet friends, share YouTube

YouTube finally launches its live-TV streaming subscription service, YouTube TV

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YouTube has finally announced its long-anticipated live-TV streaming subscription service, which has been christened as “YouTube TV“. During an event in San Francisco, the company announced the live-streaming services and also previewed YouTube TV which would “showcase a new way

Facebook is chasing record labels for music licensing deals

By : CIOL Writers

We are well aware of the importance of the video content for Facebook, and how the Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is trying to adopt the strategy for its future growth. Now, to further strengthen its video strategy, Facebook is chasing

Google confirms merging YouTube & Play Music teams for ‘best possible product’

By : CIOL Writers

Google is merging the teams behind its music streaming applications- Google Play Music and YouTube Music into a single division to “deliver the best possible product for users, music partners, and artists.” As first reported by The Verge, the merger

YouTube launches live-streaming feature on mobile devices

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Live video is becoming a rage on social platforms, with companies like Twitter and Facebook embracing the concept of streaming live events. However, YouTube was being reluctant to adopt mobile live streaming. But that’s all about to change. YouTube has

YouTube launches “Super Chat,” now pay to pin your comments on live streams

By : CIOL Writers

YouTube has announced a new feature to help creators make money while connecting with their fans during a live stream: Super Chat. Starting today on select channels, viewers can pay in order to highlight their message in a bright colour,

NVIDIA partners Facebook to allow PC gamers stream live on the platform

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Though game streaming isn’t new to Facebook Live but NVIDIA is making the process a lot simpler and easier by allowing PC gamers with NVIDIA graphics cards to broadcast directly to Facebook Live “with two clicks”, according to company’s latest

Facebook plans to sponsor original video content

By : CIOL Writers

Over years, video content has become one of the major priorities for all kinds of social networking sites. But none of them has pursued it like Facebook. Adding to its continuous efforts to push video content on its platform, now

Now you can watch YouTube videos in your local language

By : CIOL Writers

In a bid to further personalise the online experience, Google-owned YouTube will start showing Indian users content in their local languages on ‘Home’ and ‘Trending’ tabs. The language preference is based on a combination of factors including user’s interface language,

Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube join hands to curb ‘terrorist content’

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Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube have decided to work jointly on a plan to curb the spread of terrorist content online, the tech giants announced yesterday. The quartet said that together they will create a shared industry database that will

YouTube expands 4K live streaming feature to regular & 360-degree videos

By : CIOL Writers

Aiming to raise the benchmark for live-streaming videos, YouTube has enabled support for 4K live streams to broadcast regular and 360-degree videos in ultra-high definition. “4K video isn’t just a little different from HD video; it’s a giant leap,” YouTube

VLC media player adds support for 360-degree videos

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So after Facebook, YouTube, Google, and Gionee, VideoLAN — the makers of VLC has decided to join the bandwagon to promote VR. VLC media player that allows users to play video format on any platform has now added support for

Get ready for an ’immersive’ experience with YouTube’s new VR app

By : CIOL Writers

If you have Google’s new Pixel phone and Daydream view, then you can watch all of YouTube’s standard content and videos shot with 360-degree cameras in virtual reality mode. Sounds interesting, right! YouTube has launched a new VR app to

SonyLIV launches LIV Kids designed for children

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SonyLIV, the digital video-on-demand platform of Sony Pictures Networks India, has launched LIV Kids, aimed at offering content specially designed for kids. Though currently, the content produced in-house by SonyLIV includes only popular nursery rhymes, the platform will introduce more

YouTube Kids officially launched in India

By : CIOL Writers

Though YouTube has been a great help in teaching my kid various things but as a parent, I have always worried leaving her alone with the tablet because often, while exploring or searching, she unwittingly lands into unsuitable territories. But