YouTube is rolling out a ‘bedtime reminders’ feature to help users cut down on their on-screen time and grab some more sleep. The feature joins the platform’s wellness and screen time tools, which were first released as a part of Google’s Digital Wellbeing initiative.
Google announced today that they will begin allowing customers of Google Play Music to move their libraries over to YouTube Music. That transition is starting because Google Play Music will be shutdown later this year.
Earlier today, Netflix announced it was reducing video quality on its services in Europe for the next 30 days in an attempt to alleviate the strain on internet service providers. Amazon and YouTube have both now confirmed that they will join Netflix by reducing the quality of their streams.
YouTube Music is going to come pre-installed on Android devices. The service, which has struggled to seize a significant portion of the music streaming market, will replace the relatively unsuccessful Google Play Music.
Dark Mode for the YouTube app on Android has finally started rolling out with a number of users beginning to see the feature appearing over the weekend. YouTube added a dark mode to its desktop site last year, and the company says that it became one of the most requested features for its apps.
After a month of testing, YouTube has rolled out "Incognito Mode." to all Android users globally. Just like the Google Chrome feature of the same name, Incognito Mode on YouTube allows you to watch videos in the app without leaving any trace of them in your watch or search history.
Google has announced plans to reduce the requirement for Google+ accounts for services such as uploading videos to YouTube and more.
Google have released an update to their YouTube app for Android which brings a new design and video editing tools.