Tag: YouTube

Dec 01 2018

Ariana Grande Sets YouTube 24-Hour Record For ‘Thank U, Next’ Video Debut – Deadline

[embedded content] Songstress Ariana Grande has established a new YouTube record for most-watched video in a 24-hour period following a debut. Grande’s hit, Thank U, Next, topped previous record holders and K-pop superstars BTS’s Idol. Released at 12 noon Pacific time on Friday, Thank U, Next has now passed 46 million viewers, edging BTS’s 45.9 million total in […]

Nov 28 2018

YouTube to delete video annotations next year – CNET

Annotations have been around for almost ten years. Screenshot by Matt Elliott/CNET You won’t be able to see annotations on YouTube videos pretty soon. On Tuesday, the Google-owned video-sharing service said it will stop displaying video annotation on Jan. 15, citing a drop in the number of people who see the marked-up videos. Annotations only work on desktop […]

Nov 21 2018

Weary of Black Friday? Enjoy 'Brick' Friday with a First-Time-Ever Free YouTube Showing of “The LEGO® Movie” and Catch the Trailer for Its Hotly Anticipated Sequel – Business Wire

BURBANK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–YouTube and Warner Bros. Pictures announce an awesome alternative to the post-Thanksgiving Black Friday stress this year with a special, one-day-only offer, marking the first time in its history YouTube has rolled out a full-length movie within an ad. For 24 hours on Friday, November 23, the day after Turkey Day, anyone checking […]

Nov 21 2018

YouTube will stream The Lego Movie free as an ad for the sequel – The Verge

The length of ads on YouTube can be distressing, but the question is whether people would be okay sitting through a 100-minute commercial if it were actually a full-length movie. YouTube and Warner Bros. Pictures are teaming up for a one-day promotional event that will let users watch The Lego Movie in its entirety during […]

Nov 08 2018

YouTube reverses ban for streamer who killed Red Dead 2 feminist

Over the last few days, controversy has surrounded a widely viewed clip where a Red Dead Redemption 2 player gleefully feeds an in-game feminist to an alligator. After the press reported that the clip had been viewed nearly a million times by commenters who cheered the action, the uploader temporarily got his entire channel terminated […]

Nov 08 2018

YouTube arrives on Nintendo Switch today

YouTube is launching on the Nintendo Switch today. It becomes just the second major video app to be released on the console since the Switch hit shelves in March 2017. (Hulu led the way last November.) YouTube can be downloaded for free from the Nintendo eShop. The app is exactly what you’d expect, offering access […]

Nov 06 2018

Google 2018 Midterms coverage: 'Go Vote' Doodle, YouTube reminders, live Search results, more

Voting in the 2018 Midterm elections for the House and Senate are well underway, while on the state and local level there are a slew of gubernatorial races and various ballots. Google encourages voting around the world and its products from Search to YouTube are in full force today to help with that civic duty […]

Oct 18 2018

YouTube App Gets Beta Channel; YouTube Go Hits 100M Downloads

In Short: YouTube for Android now has a beta channel, as Google has rolled out an official Play Store beta program for this application. You can now become YouTube’s beta tester on Android as you would for any other app, head over to the Google Play Store, located the YouTube app, and scroll down until […]

Oct 17 2018

The Entire Internet Freaked Out When YouTube Temporarily Went Down

Getty Image This may surprise you, but the Internet is not perfect. It’s an amalgam of servers and wires connected all over the world owned by millions of different entities. Things go wrong. Stuff breaks. Shadowy figures lurk around the deepest portions of the web, invisible hands impacting everything you see. That might be a […]

Oct 17 2018

YouTube experiences a major outage lasting for more than an hour

No, it’s not just you. As of Tuesday evening Pacific Time, YouTube was down for many users. The outage appears to have begun some time around 6:15 p.m., making this a pretty long outage for such a major site. Thanks for your reports about YouTube, YouTube TV and YouTube Music access issues. We’re working on […]