Till date, you could only upload videos on YouTube which were worth 10 minutes. This time limit was good for reviews and news of some sort, but really not enough. Today, YouTube has announced that the video time limit has been increased to 15 minutes. Not a huge increase, but a necessary update.
The lifeatgoogle YouTube channel uploaded a new video in which two Google engineers answer some questions about work-life balance at Google. Fitz and Ben from Google Chicago answered the question in a witty and interesting manner. To view the questions, they took help from their gPad. Whoa! A gPad? Nothing to get excited about. It was just another joke from these humorous Google guys and a response to Apple’s iPad.
As the world continues to go mobile, websites need to be optimized for a better mobile experience. YouTube has been a tremendous success on mobile devices and companies like Apple have thought of it to be a major part of the internet and have incorporated it within the operating system itself. YouTube received many hits from standalone apps and millions of playbacks from devices like the iPhone.
Google has updated Google Chrome to 5.0.375.86 and now it comes with Adobe Flash. The integrated flash player has been enabled by default and five security issues have been resolved. The shipment of the plug-in with the browser would help users stay up to date with the plug-in and also protect their computers against viruses and worms which the plug-in often faces.
Apple is probably the best company in the industry that provides outstanding customer support. The Genius Bar and Apple Care is famous worldwide. Two cool guys purchase an iPad and iPhone 4 from an Apple Store in California and take Apple Care for a ride. They captured the entire video and have posted it on YouTube.
Google Moderator is a great place where you ask your audience questions and stay creative. YouTube has added Google Moderator into its Channels. Starting from today, YouTube channel users could let people ask him/her questions about his/her channel or any question related to his niche. Other users would have the option of rating up or down the question. Channel Authors could then answer those questions by logging into their account.
Five years from today, YouTube, the popular video site owned by Google was launched in BETA. Today is YouTube’s Birthday and it is celebrating it in style.
The YouTube Logo has a “5” shaped candle lit beside denoting five years of successful existence. Its homepage is also spotlighting its five year mark. The special page has famous people (or people who became famous through YouTube) who narrate their YouTube story to the world.
The page even has a five year time-line which shows the major milestones that it has achieved. Some of them include, IPL hosting of YouTube, Bad Romance and YouTube’s Interview with Obama.
The site also features favorite video picks by famous people over the past period of five years such as Conan O’Brien, Vint Cerf, and Katie Couric.