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The latest YouTube news and guides, all in one place. Digital Trends offers in-depth coverage of the largest video-sharing platform and everything it encompasses. With helpful user guides, videos, and channel suggestions, and detailed info on YouTube TV, here are all of the things you need to know.

Sling TV app icon on Apple TV.

The best Sling TV alternatives

Sling TV has more than 2 million subscribers and is the third-most popular service in the U.S. But there are other options you should take a look at.
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The best YouTube TV alternatives

The cast of Steel Magnolias.

The best free movies on YouTube right now

YouTube Subscriber Giveaway

Celebrate our 1,000,000 YouTube subscriber milestone with us and win!

The YouTube TV on a Roku TV.

YouTube TV: plans, pricing, channels, how to cancel, and more

iPhone showing App Store page for Offline YouTube Downloader app.

How to download YouTube videos on an iPhone or iPad

YouTube Premium on iPhone.

How to play YouTube in the background on iPhone and Android

Two mobile devices showing two people dancing in YouTube Shorts videos.

How to post a Short on YouTube

The red and white YouTube logo on a phone screen. The phone is on a white background.

What is Ambient Mode on YouTube?

YouTube TV clock.

YouTube TV adds a clock to its live guide; Apple TV gets the new UI

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Best free Christmas movies on YouTube (November 2022)

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The best live TV streaming services: Hulu, Sling TV, YouTube TV, and more

YouTube TV and Hulu apps on the Roku homescreen.

Hulu Live vs. YouTube TV: How to pick the best live streaming service

Hulu Live vs. YouTube TV: How to pick the best live streaming service

Hulu With Live TV and YouTube TV are two of the biggest streaming services in the United States. We'll help you decide which is best.
The Weather Channel on Roku.

How to watch The Weather Channel without cable

The Weather Channel is available on a surprisingly few streaming services. Here's how to watch it if you don't have cable.
YouTube Primetime Channels.

YouTube blurs the TV lines even further with Primetime Channels

YouTube blurs the TV lines even further with Primetime Channels

Primetime Channels are coming to YouTube TV, further blurring the lines between linear and on-demand video.
F1 2021 racers on track.

F1 live stream: How to watch Formula 1 online from anywhere

F1 live stream: How to watch Formula 1 online from anywhere

The 2022 Formula 1 racing season is well underway. If you're looking to watch the F1 live stream online, here's everything you need to know.
World Series on the Fox Sports app on an iPhone.

How to watch the World Series in 4K

How to watch the World Series in 4K

The Houston Astros and Philadelphia Phillies are going head-to-head in the 2022 World Series. Here's how to watch it in 4K resolution.
TUDN on YouTube TV.

YouTube TV adds TUDN, full of Spanish-language sports

YouTube TV adds TUDN, full of Spanish-language sports

YouTube TV is now home to TUDN, with even more Spanish-language shows and sports at the ready.
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YouTube is rolling out handles. Here’s what you need to know

YouTube is rolling out handles. Here’s what you need to know

YouTube is rolling out handles, and no, they're not the same as channel names. Here's what you need to know.
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What is YouTube Premium? Price, content, and more

What is YouTube Premium? Price, content, and more

YouTube Red is now YouTube Premium! We explain exactly what a YouTube Premium subscription gets you, how much it costs, and if it's a good choice for you.
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YouTube brings pinch to zoom and video navigation changes to everyone

YouTube brings pinch to zoom and video navigation changes to everyone

YouTube is getting a slight makeover and apparently that also means everyone is finally getting pinch to zoom.
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10 longest videos on YouTube

10 longest videos on YouTube

If you were wondering how long a YouTube video can possibly be, check out this list of some of the longest videos on the platform.
YouTube Premium on iPhone.

The cost of a YouTube Premium family plan is going up

The cost of a YouTube Premium family plan is going up

The cost of a YouTube Premium family plan is going up 27% starting in November.
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YouTube to overhaul channel names with @ handles for all

YouTube to overhaul channel names with @ handles for all

YouTube is launching 'handles' to make it easier for creators to engage with fans and newcomers on the video-sharing platform.
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Is there a YouTube Premium free trial? What you need to know

Is there a YouTube Premium free trial? What you need to know

YouTube Premium (formerly YouTube Red) adds a bevy of great features to the popular video streaming service -- but is there a YouTube Premium free trial?
How to delete your YouTube account

Here’s how to delete your YouTube account in just a few easy steps

Here’s how to delete your YouTube account in just a few easy steps

If you want to learn how to delete your YouTube account, you've come to the right place. It might be a little scary, but we'll walk you through it step by step.
YouTube TV on Apple TV.

YouTube TV now lets you subscribe to some add-ons without a base plan

YouTube TV now lets you subscribe to some add-ons without a base plan

YouTube TV now lets you subscribe to a number of add-on networks without first having to have the $65-a-month base plan.
YouTube TV and Hulu apps on the Roku homescreen.

YouTube TV (and others) lose another sports channel

YouTube TV (and others) lose another sports channel

The Olympic Channel is gone not just from YouTube TV, but from all streaming services.
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Searches for health topics on YouTube now highlights personal stories

Searches for health topics on YouTube now highlights personal stories

A new YouTube feature attempts to highlight another type of informational resource for those researching health issues: personal stories.
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How to hide a channel on YouTube TV

How to hide a channel on YouTube TV

YouTube TV has about 100 channels. But what if we were to tell you that having fewer channels was better? Here's how to do it.
YouTube on a TV and on the mobile app.

The YouTube watching experience on TVs just got much better

The YouTube watching experience on TVs just got much better

YouTube made changes to its watch experience on TVs, including more support for 5.1 surround sound and connecting your phone to interact more with the platform.
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YouTube’s dislike button is barely functional, says Mozilla

YouTube’s dislike button is barely functional, says Mozilla

YouTube's dislike button does nothing for the algorithm, a new Mozilla study has found. We continue to see content we don't want.
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Malwarebytes resolves error that was blocking Google this morning

Malwarebytes resolves error that was blocking Google this morning

Are you having problems with using Google services and websites? It's not just you. Many Malwarebytes users are currently experiencing serious problems.
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The ‘streaming wars’ aren’t what you think

The streaming wars are about advertising dollars, not about one service ruling above all others.