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Youtube launches in-app messaging feature for easier video sharing

Youtube launches in-app messaging feature for easier video sharing

The in-app messaging has been built on the platform of YouTube which makes it simpler for users to share and chat using videos.

YouTube added a new tab to its mobile app that enables all end-users to share videos directly on YouTube.

It functions pretty much like one would expect it to; you can chat about any video without leaving the app, rather than having to begin a completely different conversation in another application. The new update is initially designed for the YouTube app on Android and iOS platforms. Users can start a chat/group amongst their contacts on YouTube and share videos easily.

In a blogpost, the company, using Justin Bieber's record breaking single "Despacito" as a prime example, said it wants users sharing videos directly with friends and family.

Google believes that this new addition to the YouTube app makes for a more convenient sharing experience with contacts. This still does not compare with other usual messaging apps.

The onsite private messaging system YouTube previously had in place was abandoned a few years ago; but since then, they've struggled to keep people on the app when it comes to communicating and sharing videos with their friends and contacts.

The "share" button now includes a way to select recipients from your contact list and forward the app in YouTube.

Since the idea was first tested past year, it seem YouTube has done little to develop it other than make small changes the display.

'And we'll continue making improvements'.

Either way, it looks like Google is very busy tinkering with its YouTube mobile app in various aspects. Now This feature made available for users throughout the globe.

On YouTube's own promotional video for the feature, the comments were overwhelmingly negative. To see what I mean, go to the desktop version of YouTube, find your favorite slow song, change the playback speed to 1.25x or 1.5x, and witness that composition in an entirely new light.

London Mayor Sadiq Kahn voiced his criticized Google and YouTube Monday for failing to remove four videos featuring violent gang fights, according to the technology media outlet alphr.

Online video behemoth YouTube plans to roll out icons that will give content creators a more detailed understanding of how their videos are earning money - as well as the ability to appeal if they think a video is misclassified.


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