YouTube Kids Can Be Paired with YouTube Red Accounts
Google's YouTube Kids app now offers an ad-free experience to young viewers thanks to new compatibility with YouTube Red. Google says parents who have a YouTube Red account can sign in via the settings menu, thereby allowing their kids to have an ad-free experience when watching videos. Google says the app now also includes support for offline videos and uninterrupted music thanks to background playback. The YouTube Kids app with YouTube Red benefits is available in the U.S., Australia, and New Zealand. The app is free to download from the Google Play Store and iTunes App Store. Google says more parental controls are on the way.
YouTube Music App Launches for Android and iOS
YouTube's stand-alone music app is now available for download. The app includes a home tab for recommended artists, as well as user-configurable stations based on individual tastes.
YouTube Brings Blocking Tool to Kids App
Google today updated its YouTube Kids application and gave parents a little bit more control over the content that's available to their youngsters. The latest version of the app lets parents block videos or channels when they are signed into the app.
Google to Refresh YouTube Kids with Better Parental Controls
Google today said it plans to release a new version of YouTube Kids that will address some complaints about the app. The intent behind YouTube Kids was to give younger views a simpler way to watch videos curated for education and entertainment purposes.
Google Releases YouTube for Kids
Google today announced YouTube Kids, what it calls a family-friendly video app for children. The app has narrowed down the focus of content available to what's appropriate for younger viewers.
Google to Merge Google Play Music and YouTube Red
Google plans to shake up its music offering and ad-free video service, according to statements made by Lyor Cohen, the head of Google Play Music. As it stands today, Google Play Music is available to a single person for $10 per month and families for $15 per month.