New Look, Still YouTube- Sneak Peek: Visual Updates Coming to YouTube!

Hello Insiders! Today we’re excited to tell you about a set of visual design updates coming to YouTube, combined with two highly-requested new features to foster a more immersive experience for Creators and viewers. Nothing is changing functionality-wise. The changes we’ll walk through today are simply visual updates meant to streamline and modernize the user experience on YouTube.

Check it out and leave us your comments and questions below!

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0:00 Intro
0:11 Why is YouTube making these changes?
0:49 Buttons, thumbnails and channel information
0:58 Subscribe button updates
1:35 Hashtags
2:01 Ambient mode
2:17 Dark theme
2:26 URLs in video descriptions
2:47 Playlists
3:06 Channel Memberships
3:46 [New feature] Pinch to Zoom
4:02 [New feature] Precise Seeking


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