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Youtube live streaming now easier for desktop and mobile users

By : CIOL Writers

If you ever thought of broadcasting a live video on YouTube but dropped the idea because of complications in downloading and setting up encoding software, you are in for a major surprise. Google has revealed that it is revamping the feature

Can Wikipedia really fight YouTube’s conspiracy theories?

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From 9/11 to Moon Landing to recent Florida school shooting, there are hundreds of ludicrous videos on YouTube spreading misinformation, propaganda and fake news. The case in point is the most recent Florida school mass shooting, after which the top trending

YouTube adds real-time video segmentation to Stories format

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Google is testing a new feature where users can add augmented green screen filters to live YouTube videos. The feature first spotted by Engadget, allows creators to insert whatever they want as their new backdrop in real time. The feature will automatically

YouTube Live gets new features including automatic captions

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Youtube has announced a number of exciting updates for its YouTube Live streaming service. The new features are meant for improving the experience of users watching live streams. For live broadcasts in English, YouTube is launching automatic captions, where the

YouTube TV gets more channels and a price hike

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YouTube TV is adding new channels from Turner network, including TNT, TBS, Cartoon Network, CNN, Turner Classic Movies, National Basketball League, Major League Baseball network and a few others. But all this is coming with a price hike. Starting March 13th,

Vimeo announces two new tools to help creators grow their business

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Vimeo, the video-sharing website has announced two new tools to help creators grow and expand their audiences. The new tools are called Simulcast- allows live video to be streamed to Facebook, YouTube, Twitch, and Periscope at the same time and Publish

YouTube to start labelling state-backed videos

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Video streaming website YouTube has announced a new feature where it will start labeling videos that are backed by state-funded broadcasters. As per the new feature, a notice will appear below the video, and above the video’s title, and include

YouTube to invest $5M in ‘Creators for Change’ program

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YouTube is investing $5 million into its Creators for Change program, the company announced in a blog. The investment will be used in a positive way to create change and empower young people. YouTube’s Creators for Change program launched in

YouTube to support vertical video playback on iOS devices

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All the iOS devices will soon be getting support for vertical video playback on YouTube. Until now,  trying to play these vertical videos on iOS devices resulted in big black bars due to the app’s inability to adjust to the unique

YouTube signs music deals with Universal and Sony

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YouTube has signed a multi-year licensing deal with Universal Music Group(UMG), according to a report from Bloomberg. Warner Music Group has already signed an agreement with YouTube earlier this month. Susan Wojcicki, CEO of YouTube said, “We’re thrilled to strengthen our partnership

YouTube expands team to tackle extremist content

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Google-owned YouTube has announced to add more than 10,000 people to its content moderator team. The content moderators will be responsible to review and remove extremist content from the platform. The current team consists of around 8,000 members. In a blog

Google blocks YouTube from Amazon Echo Show and Fire Tv

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Amazon and Google’s feud doesn’t seem to end very soon. Two weeks ago, Google made the YouTube app available after blocking the app back in September, when the company cited, a ‘broken user experience’ compared to what you find online

YouTube brings its own version of Stories- Reels

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YouTube is the latest entrant to adopt Snapchat Stories feature. We didn’t use the word copy here because Reels isn’t directly copied from Stories and is designed specifically for YouTube creators, Roy Livne, YouTube senior product manager, wrote in a

YouTube sets tougher guidelines for kids related content

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Google-owned YouTube is being criticized for allowing kids programming with violent and explicit videos which are usually aimed at older audiences. Therefore, the company has toughened its approach to protect kids from such content on YouTube and YouTube Kids. Google

YouTube makes a come back to Amazon Echo Show

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YouTube has finally come back to Amazon’s Echo Show after an absence of nearly two months, according to a report from VoiceBot.ai. Google had apparently pulled the video streaming service over the violations of its terms and services. At that time,

YouTube teams up with Ticketmaster to help artists sell concert tickets

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YouTube has announced a partnership with Ticketmaster to help artists sell tickets of their concerts. The Google-owned company will begin featuring hundreds of artists’ upcoming US tour dates on their YouTube videos beneath the video’s description. As the video streams, users

YouTube using AI to spot extremist videos even before they are flagged

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Google-owned YouTube has revealed that it flags more than 80 percent of the extremist videos uploaded on the website. The violent videos were flagged by its new spam-fighting artificial intelligence tools. The Google-owned company began applying machine learning algorithms to its videos

YouTube unveils India’s first pop-up space in Hyderabad

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In a bid to support the growing community of local language video creators in India, YouTube launched its first pop-up YouTube Space in the country yesterday. Setup at Ramoji Film City in Hyderabad, the pop-up space will act as a hub for video creators, offering everything

Google pulls down YouTube from Amazon Echo Show

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In a rather unexpected turn of events, Google has suddenly pulled down YouTube from Amazon Echo Show. Apparently, Echo Show owners weren’t given any advance warning previous to the removal. According to The Verge that first reported on the news, if you

YouTube Gaming introduces Twitch like subscription

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Since it was launched in 2015, YouTube Gaming hasn’t quite achieved the status as Amazon‘s Twitch. But now things are going to change since YouTube is going to launch Sponsorships, a new way to earn extra money on your channel and better