Tag Archives: YouTube

YouTube gives up, tests hiding comments by default on Android

YouTube finally seems to have realized the obvious: comments, for the most part, are bad and you shouldn’t read them. It’s currently testing a new layout in the Android app that hides comments from sight unless you press a button to expose them. However, according to XDA Developers, the rollout so far hasn’t expanded beyond India. If you frequently… Read More »

YouTube Music for Android can play your local song collection

If YouTube Music is going to fully replace Google Play Music, it will need to handle many of the features that listeners take for granted — and now, local playback is one of them. After an initial rollout for some users, YouTube Music’s Android app now supports locally-stored songs for many (if not necessarily all) users in a “Device Files” section. You might… Read More »

North Korea officially blocks Facebook, Twitter and YouTube

North Korea has officially announced it is blocking Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and South Korean websites in a move underscoring its concern with the spread of online information. The Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications announcement was posted this week at the country’s main mobile service provider, Koryolink, and other places serving Internet users. Very few North Koreans have Internet… Read More »