Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Briefly: YouTube Trends Map, YouTube app update for Windows Phone

updated 03:09 pm EDT, Tue May 7, 2013

YouTube Trends Map shows popular videos in areas of US

Google has created a new map that shows videos trending on YouTube by area. The Trends Map displays the most popular videos being viewed in major markets across the US, with the added option of viewing the top videos in areas by age band and gender. While it is covering the United States initially, the YouTube Trends blog states that there are updates due in future, which could include providing data on regional viewing habits in other countries.

Microsoft overhauls YouTube app for Windows Phone

Microsoft has updated the YouTube app for Windows Phone, allowing it to do more than effectively pass users to the YouTube mobile page. The revised app, available to download from the Windows Phone store, allows for videos, playlists, and channels to be pinned as Live Tiles, adds a new filmstrip-based playlist design, social sharing, the option to play a video's audio while the app runs in the background, and integration with Kid's Corner, according to the official Windows blog. Microsoft has previously complained about the lack of full YouTube compatibility for the app, calling Google's reluctance to open up YouTube further as a platform a demonstration of the search giant's anti-competitive tendencies.



By Electronista Staff
toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 3500 projector

Trying to find the perfect projector for a home theater can be tricky, as there are bountiful options on the market from a large numbe ...

Thecus N2310 NAS

For every computer user, there comes a point of critical mass in data storage. When it hits, external hard drives, USB sticks and DVD ...

iRig Pads

When it comes to mobile music products, IK Multimedia has positioned itself as one of the top suppliers. Right from the early days of ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News