Today, Google announced new privacy controls that are coming to more Google services, including Incognito mode for Maps, a way to delete your Assistant data with voice commands, and a way to auto-delete your history in YouTube.
YouTube is changing its verification process this October, making it tougher for creators to earn the coveted verified status. The policy will also change the look from the verified checkmark or music note to a simple dark gray background behind the channel's name.
YouTube has a new prestigious Red Diamond Award for creators who surpass 100 million subscribers. The only two YouTube accounts to currently do that are Indian music label T-Series and Swedish gaming personality PewDiePie.
YouTube has finally decided to allow its Premium subscribers to download videos for offline viewing in 1080p resolution. The feature has just started rolling out, so it will take a few weeks before everyone is able to see the new option.