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YouTube lowers the bar to 1K subscribers to livestream from smartphones

By : CIOL Writers

Why wait for 10,000 subscriber base, when you can live stream your video content even with 1,000 subscribers? Yes, you read that right! YouTube has reduced the threshold of 10,000 subscribers to 1,000 subscribers for broadcasters to live stream directly to

Twitter launches ‘Lite’ version in search of growth in emerging markets

By : CIOL Writers

Twitter is leaving no stones unturned to reverse its fortune and stagnant user base. Making a move in the same direction, the micro-blogging site has launched a lighter, speedier, and more data-friendly version of Twitter, called Twitter Lite to attract more people

YouTube TV goes live in five major US cities for $35 a month

By : CIOL Writers

The cable box may soon become a thing of past. Joining the bandwagon of Netflix, Hotstar, and Hulu, Google is rolling out YouTube TV for both iOS and Android platform in five major US cities: New York, Los Angeles, San

YouTube Go now available in India in beta mode for data-savvy mobile users

After announcing YouTube Go in September, last year, YouTube has now made the beta version of YouTube Go available for download in the Google Play Store in India. Considering the demand for a fast video app among India’s mobile-internet savvy population,

YouTube is relying on you to translate the video descriptions

By : CIOL Writers

With more than one billion users around the world, YouTube represents 76 languages on its platform. And as it gets a bit tricky to find content in a particular language, YouTube is asking users to translate the video in their

Apple hires former YouTube & Spotify exec Shiva Rajaraman

By : CIOL Writers

In a bid to boost its video and music strategy, Apple has hired former YouTube and Spotify executive, Shiva Rajaraman. Citing sources familiar with the matter, The Information reports that Rajaraman will report to Eddy Cue, Apple’s senior VP of internet

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

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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

By : CIOL Writers

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’

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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

By : CIOL Writers

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

By : CIOL Writers

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,