Mobile YouTube Gets Fresh Coat of Paint

Fri, Jul 9, 2010


YouTube on Mobile phones up to this point has been sketchy at best and not especially ideal without a dedicated app. Google is looking to change that notion with their latest update to the YouTube mobile site by providing a better touch experience and enhanced speed.

In the YouTube blog announcing the change, the company stated: Today, more than ever, we know that you want to be able to find and access your favorite videos wherever you are.  That’s why we’re rolling out an updated version of the mobile site.”

According to Social Times, the new site’s features include:

  • The new YouTube mobile site is really fast.
  • The user interface now incorporates larger elements, which are more touch-friendly for the iPad and other touch-screen devices.
  • The new mobile site incorporates more features from the online site, including search suggestions, playlist creation, and the ability to “like”, “dislike” or “favorite” videos directly from your mobile device.
  • The mobile site will be updated quickly after the online site when changes are made to
  • Along with the blog announcing the update, they also released a video showcasing the new site:

    To visit the new site, simply go to from your phones mobile browser. I think you’ll be impressed with how smoothly everything works with the new version.

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