From Monday, Google will stop providing Google Maps, Gmail, YouTube, and some other famous apps from all the phones that are using an outdated version of Android. If someone tries to sign in, they won’t be able to do so.Read More
In May 2021, Google’s YouTube App crossed a whopping 10 billion downloads with the second-highest downloads from India. That is more than the current population of the world, 7.9 billion. Android phones contain a Google suite of Apps one of which is YouTube, which could also be a reason for the high number of downloads.
This has moved apps like Facebook to the second position with 7 billion downloads. With a 1 billion difference, WhatsApp is at 6 billion downloads. Other common apps like Messenger are placed number 4 with 5 billion downloads and last in the top 5 is Instagram with more than 3 billion downloads. While Snapchat and TikTok continue to grow in the number of downloads per day with over 1 billion and 2 billion downloads respectively.
A lot of modifications were seen in Stadia’s first year, though Google continues to face difficulties to overcome in the gaming market. With the year coming closer, John Justice, Google’s Head of Product for Stadia, mentioned in an interview the state of the platform and plans to reveal compelling points and talked about how Stadia won’t overpromise with its announcements. Read More
The 2020 US election happened to be one of the most groundbreaking elections in the history of time. Starting immediately, all videos claiming any kind of election fraud will be taken down, announced YouTube. Read More
After the official announcement of the iPhone 12 event, Apple has published the placeholder for the “Hi, Speed” live stream. Here’s a guide on how to has published the placeholder for the “Hi, Speed” live stream.
Similar to the September “Time Flies” Apple Watch and iPad event, Apple will live stream the whole event on YouTube where it will also be available for replaying later. Other than that, it will also broadcast the event through its Apple TV app and Events webpage. Read More
Youtubers face a lot of toxic and negative comments on a daily basis no matter what they do or say on their channel. Almost everyone on the platform seems to have faced these comments. Naturally, it can be harmful to their mental well being, so YouTube is trying to reduce the number of hate comments through a new feature they’re experimenting with. Read More
In its attempt to introduce new and better features, and compete with other streaming platforms, YouTube Music has released another update. Its Explore Tab will now show global top charts to users.
The App released a second section in the bottom bar in June this year to replace the video-focused ‘Hotlist’. In late 2018, they added playlists for Top 100 songs and music videos. These playlists are based on the number of views a video is getting on YouTube and, according to Google, is the “most accurate representation of what’s happening in music culture.” Read More
YouTube is a primary source of all kinds of entertainment for all users, with only a fraction of users creating content through the mobile app. Google wants to encourage users to create more content, and for that they have made changes to the layout of the home page of the mobile app, emphasizing the “create” button. Read More
The AI-powered SmartReply feature by Google is supported by Gmail, Android Messaging App and Play Developer Console to suggest responses, now Google is bringing the feature to YouTube creators. The updated feature anounced by Google today will help YouTube video creators to quickly and easily interact with their audience. For creators, with a huge following, managing their core audience comments can be cumbersome. This is exactly where SmartReply aims to help. The feature is being launched for YouTube Studio that helps creators manage their page. Google recently announced the Smart Fill feature for Google Sheets and Smart Compose for Spanish speaking Google Docs users, that is built on the similar machine learning technology. Read More