YouTube Music Replaces Play Music As A Preinstalled App On Android 10

If you install Android 10 on your device and you’re wondering where the Play Music app has gone, it turns out that Google has announced that with Android 10, they have decided to replace the Play Music app as the preinstalled music app with YouTube Music, so don’t be surprised if you find it in place of Play Music.


For The First Time, Apple’s iPhone Event Can be Live Streamed On YouTube

Whenever Apple hosts an event, they typically make it available for live streaming. However, in the past, the company has made it exclusive to their platforms, where you could either only stream it on an iOS device or a Mac device using their Safari browser. Apple has since slowly expanded its availability, where last year’s event could be watched live on Twitter.


How to Unblock YouTube Videos

YouTube is probably the best place to find good video content. However, nowadays, due to copyright issues and legal troubles, you might find some YouTube videos to be age-restricted and blocked for some countries. Hence, it becomes an inconvience at times when you don’t want to sign in or if a video is not available in your country.


PewDiePie Is The First Individual YouTuber To Hit 100 Million Subscribers

These days technology has opened up all kinds of doors when it comes to a career. No longer are people limited to more traditional jobs, and where one could do jobs on the internet that could potentially make them millions. PewDiePie is a name that many are familiar with, and rightfully so.


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YouTube Removes Robot Battle Videos After Mistaking It For Animal Cruelty

Platforms like YouTube are home to millions of videos, which means that it would be a near-impossible task for humans to moderate all of its content. This is why the company uses algorithms and tools that are designed to help it identify certain types of content automatically and flag it for removal.


YouTube To Kill Off Its Built-In Messaging Feature In September

For a while now, YouTube has had a built-in messaging feature in which users could message each other and chat and share videos. However, it wasn’t always so obvious that the feature was present, which could be why after a couple of years of the feature being around, Google has announced that YouTube’s messaging feature will be killed off.


YouTube Originals Will Be Free To Watch After September 24

YouTube has largely relied on ads to generate revenue and to pay its creators. However, at some point in time, the company experimented with the idea of a paid service in the form of YouTube Premium, where for a monthly subscription, subscribers would gain access to features like YouTube Originals.


YouTube Premium Now Allows 1080p Offline Downloads On iPhones

Users who want to elevate their YouTube experience are encouraged to purchase a YouTube premium subscription which opens up several features. It allows them to play videos in the background, for example, and removes ads. It also lets them download content for offline viewing. YouTube premium subscribers will appreciate that they can now download videos in 1080p on their iPhone. Unfortunately, this is not the case for Android users.


6-Year Old Korean YouTuber Just Bought An $8 Million Home

Thanks to technology, making money no longer needs to be confined to more “traditional” jobs where one goes to an office from 9-5. Tech has paved the way for all kinds of new career opportunities, such as being a YouTuber in which there are more than a handful who are finding financial success with it.


YouTube App For The Nintendo 3DS Will Be Shutting Down In September

Nintendo’s 3DS is more than just a handheld gaming console. The console also comes with support for some apps, such as the YouTube app that allows gamers to watch videos on their consoles, a nice break from just playing games all day. However, if you do use the YouTube app quite a bit, you might be disappointed to learn that the app will be going away in September.


YouTubers In Europe Are Unionizing In A Bid For Greater Transparency

Every now and then, videos that are uploaded are taken down and sometimes channels are even temporarily suspended. This is due to alleged violations of YouTube’s policies which are understandable, although given that YouTube doesn’t always communicate this clearly to those in violation have left many creators disgruntled about the way the company handles such situations.


YouTube Music Makes It Easier For Users To Switch Between Audio And Videos

One of the features of YouTube Music is that it allows users to not only watch music videos, but they will also be able to stream regular music as well. However, this is usually an either-or kind of situation, where you can either choose to watch a music video or stream its audio, but that will now change.


Senators Ask The FTC To Investigate How Social Networks Curate Their Content

How do websites like Facebook, Google, YouTube, Instagram, and Twitter determine topics that are supposedly relevant to you? Presumably, this is based on how you use their websites, where based on your searches, history, browsing habits, and so on, it will surface information that it thinks is most suitable for you.


YouTube Premium Will Help Users Download Videos Automatically

One of the features of Netflix is that it is smart enough to automatically download videos for offline viewing. This downloads videos for TV shows that you’re currently watching, so that you can keep watching them and accessing them even if you don’t have an internet connection. Now it looks like YouTube wants to do something similar.