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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.

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What is Ambient Mode on YouTube?

If you've heard about YouTube's new Ambient Mode feature but are not quite sure what it is or how to enable it, this is the guide for you.
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

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The best free movies on YouTube right now (November 2022)

YouTube TV and Hulu apps on the Roku homescreen.

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

The Weather Channel on Roku.

How to watch The Weather Channel without cable

Sling TV app icon on Apple TV.

The best Sling TV alternatives

YouTube Primetime Channels.

YouTube blurs the TV lines even further with Primetime Channels

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

World Series on the Fox Sports app on an iPhone.

How to watch the World Series in 4K

TUDN on YouTube TV.

YouTube TV adds TUDN, full of Spanish-language sports

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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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The best YouTube TV alternatives

The best YouTube TV alternatives

YouTube TV is a great streaming service. But it's not the only one. Here are the best YouTube TV alternatives you should check out.
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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.
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This beloved TikTok feature is coming to YouTube Shorts

This beloved TikTok feature is coming to YouTube Shorts

YouTube Shorts creators using an iOS device will be getting the ability to reply to viewer comments with a Shorts video reply.
The YouTube TV on a Roku TV.

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

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

YouTube TV plans come in a single flavor — $65 a month. But one of the leading streaming options also has a number of optional add-ons available.
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YouTube TV tips and tricks: How to get the most out Google’s live TV service

YouTube TV tips and tricks: How to get the most out Google’s live TV service

Google's live TV streaming service is one of the best around. Here are some of the best YouTube TV tips and tricks to help you get the most out of it.
YouTube TV on Roku.

YouTube TV recovering after apparent licensing error causes outage

YouTube TV recovering after apparent licensing error causes outage

YouTube TV is down for many viewers, showing a blank screen instead of live TV.
YouTube TV on Apple TV.

YouTube TV now supports 5.1 surround sound on Apple TV, additional Fire TVs

YouTube TV now supports 5.1 surround sound on Apple TV, additional Fire TVs

YouTube TV now supports 5.1 surround sound on Apple TV and additional Amazon Fire TV devices.