YouTube Revamps Ad Controls and Experiments with Ad Formats

Starting this November, YouTube is rolling out new changes to the ad controls available to content creators. YouTube has officially announced its decision to drop individual ad controls in YouTube Studio for pre-roll, post-roll, skippable, and non-skippable ads for newly uploaded videos. The new policy will only allow creators to choose between having ads placed … Read more

YouTube Music Unveils a Redesigned Now Playing Interface

YouTube Music has announced a comprehensive redesign of its ‘Now Playing’ screen for both iOS and Android platforms, enhancing user experience and interactivity. Notably, the key feature is the integration of a comments section pulled from corresponding YouTube videos. Key Changes in the Update Release and Accessibility Following its initial testing in June, the ‘Now … Read more

YouTube Tests New Features Enhancing User Experience

Ever had the experience of watching a YouTube video when suddenly the volume goes from quiet to unbearably loud, startling you? YouTube is currently testing a new feature called “stable volume” to ensure a more balanced volume experience. This information was initially observed on Reddit and confirmed by M. Brandom Lee. The feature employs AI … Read more

YouTube Tests ‘Playables,’ an Online Gaming Product, After Closure of Stadia

The Wall Street Journal reports that YouTube, owned by Google, is currently experimenting with a novel product for online gaming. The product, named “Playables,” seeks to extend YouTube’s capabilities beyond merely hosting video content and venture into the domain of online gaming. An email sent to Google employees, which the Journal had the opportunity to … Read more