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December 2010 - March 2021

YouTube is a major video platform owned by Google — and it has grown to be one of the most famous social media destinations on the web.

When it comes to Apple and iOS, YouTube has a storied history. When Apple first launched the iPhone and iPod touch, it infamously had a first-party YouTube viewing application which was deprecated after the launch of the App Store.

Now, YouTube is one of the most popular apps on the App Store, and we regularly cover news and updates. There’s also a YouTube app for Apple TV, and of course, there are always privacy conversations to had at the intersection of any Apple product and a Google service.

Read more about YouTube and the latest news around the video platform over at our sister site, 9to5Google.

YouTube Stories March 22

Over the last week, YouTuber users have been reporting an error message claiming that “something went wrong” when trying to load a video on the YouTube app on the Apple TV HD and Apple TV 4K. YouTube says it is aware of this issue and investigating a fix.

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YouTube Stories March 18

Twitter announced today it is now testing full YouTube video support in its iOS app. This will give users the ability to watch full YouTube videos without leaving the Twitter app.

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YouTube Stories March 12

Google has started to roll out a major redesign to the YouTube application on Apple TV with tvOS. This update brings the latest YouTube interface that Google uses on other platforms to Apple’s streaming box, nearly a year after it first came to Google TV.

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YouTube Stories February 12

A new analytics report has revealed the highest-grossing subscription apps on iOS for 2020. YouTube Premium heads the list, which allows subscribers to watch videos without ads, download them for offline viewing, and also includes access to YouTube Music Premium.

The top 10 list unsurprisingly features four other streaming video services …

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YouTube Stories January 19

Streaming apps prepared for second insurrection on US inauguration day

Streaming apps like Facebook and YouTube say that they are prepared to block livestreamed videos from Washington, DC, in the event of another insurrection on Inauguration Day…

YouTube Stories November 4, 2020

Three tech giants had to take action in response to presidential election hoaxes. This included Twitter placing a warning on a tweet by Donald Trump, which falsely accused the Democrats of trying to ‘steal’ the election.

Twitter stated that the tweet violated its civic integrity policy, which says that users ‘may not use Twitter’s services for the purpose of manipulating or interfering in elections’ …

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