YouTube has seen many changes and updates recently on mobile and desktop. There is a brand new logo and YouTube icon. The new logo has a cleaned up version of the YouTube woodmark and icon.

YouTube Gets a New Look and New Features

Users may speed up or slow down the playback of video on desktop, and this feature is now available on mobile app as well. The header is now white which will let content take the lead, navigation tabs have been moved to the bottom of the app so that they get closer to the thumb of the users. New Library and Account tabs have been added to give access to what users are looking for.

In the coming months, a new feature will let you jump between videos with a simple swipe of your hand. Just swipe left to watch a previous video or swipe right to watch the next one. YouTube will soon change shape to match the video format you’re watching, such as vertical, square or horizontal. This mean the best viewing experience automatically.


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