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Hackers take down Despacito and other popular VEVO videos

A couple of hackers have teamed to deface the most viewed YouTube video of all time, Despacito, just for fun. The hackers replaced the thumbnail image of the video with a still of a gun. Beneath the videos, the hackers wrote “Free Palestine”. This includes videos from many other artists who were affected. The videos …

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Youtube gets Material Design with Dark Mode

youtube material and daark modes

YouTube is currently working on an update to change the look of its website to Material Design like many of Google’s services. The new design also features a dark mode. Google introduced Material Design back in 2014. It is the desing pattern for Android since lollipop. The primary source of inspiration for the language is …

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How to Play YouTube Videos in Background on Android

The native YouTube app for Android will not let you play YouTube videos in the background. Unless of course you have the paid Red version, which is sadly offered in a handful of countries.