New features announced to make YouTube a better platform: Here’s what you should know

YouTube, a video sharing platform has gained immense popularity since the past decade. Creators worldwide have earned millions via YouTube and they continue to do so. The platform has skyrocketed the careers of many. And, now YouTube is undergoing a transformation with the entry of new design elements and product features. These have been announced a few days ago. This will make YouTube more modern and beautiful in its true sense. In 2022, YouTube celebrated its 17th anniversary. With inputs from users worldwide, YouTube has decided to launch a cleaner and livelier design.

First up is the Ambient mode with dynamic color sampling. The mode will be accessible via the web or on mobile phones in dark theme. In this mode, YouTube matches the background color and adapts as per the video. The effect it creates is subtle. Next up are the improvements made to the YouTube videos. Now the video links on the platform will change to buttons. Actions such as Share and Download will be formatted in order to minimize distraction. They also added the long press feature. You can now double tap with two fingers to skip chapters. Video navigation will be made easier with the new features.

YouTube suggests that user feedback has made it a better place for creators as well as audience. The new design changes and features are bound to transform YouTube in a good way and so be it. If you are a YouTube creator or a viewer, you should be aware of these and learn how to use them.

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