YouTube has, over the years, become a free music service for thousands of people all across the globe. According to sources, three major record labels are considering their options to take off music videos from YouTube due to lack of revenue from Google and its slow paced efforts to add paid tiers and better monetize the service. With the labels having very little say in context to the platform’s grip on its ad policy, sales channel and monetization, the platform also pays the lowest royalty rate amongst its competitors with a split of 45% to YouTube and 55% to the respective label. Read More
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Google has just updated its YouTube client on Android, bumping it up to Version 5.9. While this update is yet to roll out on the Play Store officially, GappsEarly has posted the APK. Read More
Twitch is an extremely popular video game streaming site which apparently has got more peak traffic than Facebook. The San Francisco-based company lets users upload and watch, live gameplay videos for free that can be streamed from Microsoft Xbox and PlayStation 4 consoles. According to Twitch, it has more than 45 million monthly users of which more than 1 million members upload videos each month. It also distributes CBS Interactive’s GameSpot, Joystiq and Destructoid shows on it. Read More
With the release of iOS 6, Apple may have removed its YouTube App from the table, but that didn’t stop Google from developing their own standalone version, available on the Apple App Store. And now, Google has updated the App, making a few improvements for iOS 7 compatibility, and adding a few features.
Google’s been hard at work to build some amazing Apps for iOS. This time, Google has unveiled the YouTube Capture App for iOS that allows you to capture life’s precious moments right from your iPhone and upload it on YouTube and share it via multiple social networks from right within the App. Read More