Social Media platforms are constantly evolving, updating their layouts, and changing how things work. That means you need to constantly work on keeping up with the latest changes – and one of these is the ever-changing image sizes used for profile photos, cover photos, and more. Luckily, MakeAWebsiteHub.com works on a new infographic every single year that outlines all the ...
These days video advertising is crucial if you truly want to capture your audiences attention. Videos are all around us. YouTube, Facebook, Instagram – and people love watching them. YouTube is here to help with a brand new product called YouTube Director – designed specifically to help businesses create a professional-looking video ad without the need to hire an entire set ...
Making an embedded video automatically start playing when a client loads your web page is a surprisingly popular request, especially for landing pages that are meant to capture the visitors attention in as short of a time period as possible. Unfortunately YouTube doesn’t offer an autoplay option within their embed generator – however there is a parameter you can add ...
YouTube has always had an issue when it came down to video view counts – how did they determine whether or not the views that a video was getting actually came from real people? In the past YouTube would essentially freeze view counts once they hit 301 and then verify the incoming traffic. Once they determined what the actual view ...
A few months ago YouTube began testing out a new transparent video player and personally I was always such a huge fan of it that I’ve been using it on a daily basis since April 2015 while it was in it’s beta stages. Today I am happy to say that YouTube has officially launched the new transparent video player – making it ...
Google has announced that it’s extending product listing ads to YouTube via TrueView for Shopping – a brand new ad format that lets advertisers run product ads within related-content videos. According to a report that Google released last month – how-to searches have seen a 70% increase with over a hundred million hours of such content having been watched in ...
The transparent video player that YouTube is testing is pretty awesome; however forcing YouTube to let you try it out took some work. Luckily the new player is now available in TestTube – YouTube’s own experiment playground much like Google Labs used to be. Right now there are 2 “experiments” listed there, 1 for 4K videos and the second for the ...
Late month YouTube announced the launch of 360-degree videos for Android & desktop users – however finding 360-degree videos to watch on Youtube isn’t the easiest of tasks. Until now. YouTube has added a new search filter intended to help users find 360-degree videos to watch. The new filter works both for the Android app and on desktop. On ...
As is the usual case with any Google brand – new things are always being tested and worked on. So while YouTube works to get their ad-free service up and running they’re also testing a new UI for their desktop video player. The new UI offers a transparent control bar which automatically hides when it’s not in use and then ...
Half way through the day yesterday as I was sorting through my constantly full inbox I noticed a new email from Youtube titled Updated YouTube Partner Terms – and there was something in that email that immediately caught my attention. We’re excited to build on this momentum by taking another big step in favor of choice: offering fans an ads-free version ...
360-degree videography has been picking up steam lately, especially with Google fully supporting and promoting virtual business tours on map listings and place pages. As of this week Google has added yet another tool to the 360-degree video arsenal – full support from Youtube. PC/Mac users utilizing the Google Chrome browser are able to use their mouse to drag the ...
YouTube has been one of the first adopters of HTML5’s <video> tag. Over 3 years ago I remember being pleasantly surprised when my BlackBerry Bold 9930 was finally able to play embedded YouTube videos thanks to the browsers support for HTML5. Since then I have had my YouTube settings set to default to the HTML5 video player when supported – however ...
Both Bing and Yahoo have introduced their own look back at the 2014 year showcasing some of their top searches, and Youtube has now followed suite with their own YouTube Rewind. Here are the top trending videos for 2014, based on views, shares, comments, likes and more. Collectively the following 10 videos have hundreds of millions of views from creators, with more ...