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YouTube Music Charts launches in India

Views on YouTube are a huge pop culture metric that define popularity and success. Google today is launching YouTube Music Charts in India, thus “closing a critical gap.”

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YouTube adds labels to videos published with public or government funding

YouTube has begun the process of adding labels to videos that are funded in part or in full by the public or government organizations in select regions. YouTube states that this new feature is live in 10 regions, which includes Hong Kong, and has been added to provide viewers a little more context about video publishers.

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YouTube Music includes a ‘Released’ playlist to compete with Spotify’s ‘New Music Friday’

After finally gaining the ability to sort albums and other saved library content, YouTube Music’s latest addition is the “Released” playlist of the “hottest 50 songs.” It’s similar to Apple Music’s “New Music Daily” and Spotify’s “New Music Friday.”

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New YouTube Originals after September 24th will be free with ads

Back in May, YouTube confirmed that its Originals programming would soon be free with ads. In an email to Premium subscribers today, the Google video site provided a date for when this change will begin.

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YouTube for Android can now livestream games from your phone

Livestreaming gameplay has become very popular over the past few years, and YouTube is one huge platform for that content. In its latest update, the YouTube app for Android has added an option to livestream the content on your phone’s display, including Android games.

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YouTube will live stream 13 official MLB games for free

Major League Baseball is now in full swing for the 2019 season. Now, a new deal has just been inked to have YouTube be the exclusive place to watch 13 MLB games later this season.

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YouTube adds ‘Super Stickers’ and Channel Membership levels

At VidCon 2019 today, YouTube introduced new ways for creators to monetize content and videos on the Google site. YouTube Super Stickers build off Super Chats, while Channel Memberships are gaining tier levels.

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YouTube Music revamps offline caching with new ‘smart downloads’

The last major update to YouTube Music in May added local file playback on Android. Google today is revamping how its streaming service on Android and iOS handles offline caching with “smart downloads.”

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YouTube Sans display font is coming soon again updated

With the Google Material Theme in 2018, the company introduced Google Sans as a site-optimized version of Product Sans. The YouTube Sans display font is now getting its own refresh following 10 months of work.

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YouTube announces new policies against hate speech and conspiracy theories

YouTube often finds itself changing policies in the event of a controversy, and that’s exactly what’s happening once again. Following an ongoing dispute over hate speech, YouTube published a blog post on June 5 titled, “Our ongoing work to tackle hate.”

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