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YouTube hits 1.8 billion concurrent users per month

While YouTube’s place as the de facto media platform is now in question thanks to the rise in prominence of competitors such as Twitch, there’s no denying that it is still an impressively large site. Proving this point, CEO Susan Wojcicki has revealed that YouTube manages to pull in a …

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YouTube CEO defends decision not to kick Logan Paul from the platform entirely

In the wake of Logan Paul’s controversial behaviour, YouTube has faced increasing pressure to kick the online celebrity from its platform entirely. CEO Susan Wokcicki has defended the platform’s decision to temporarily suspend Paul’s advertisement revenue as sufficient punishment for the crime and that the controversial content creator hadn’t actually …

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Twitch takes a dig at YouTube by tapping four of its high-profile content creators in Disney deal

Among the controversy surround YouTube’s newest Partnering policy, Twitch has taken the time to unveil its new Video Producer suite alongside an exclusive deal with Disney. This entitles the platform to exclusive content from four of YouTube’s biggest stars, including Jacksepticeye, Markiplier, LuzuGames and Strawburry17. Twitch’s new Video Producer suite …

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YouTube will get rid of unskippable 30 second adverts

It looks like Google is going to be doing away with one of the less enjoyable aspects about YouTube- the unskippable 30 second ads. Google announced this week that pre-roll advertisements would be skippable going forward, making it less of a hassle while streaming YouTube to a TV, console or …

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YouTube now supports High-Dynamic Range content

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If you have upgraded to an Ultra-HD TV in the last year or two, then chances are it supports High-Dynamic Range (HDR) technology, which boosts the colour spectrum and enhances contrast ratios. However, right now, there isn’t a ton of HDR-supported content available, which YouTube hopes to change as the …

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German Youtube deal unblocks thousands of music videos

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Due to a disagreement with a local licensing body, German Youtube viewers haven’t been able to watch much in the way of music videos on the streaming site – without using a proxy – for years now. However, finally, after much negotiation, a deal has been struck and the blocks …

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