YouTube Gets a Slew of Updates Including Wonder Wheel, Improved Advanced Search

YouTube recently released a bunch of updates across the popular online video sharing site. Here they are:

Wonder Wheel – You may remember that Google added Wonder Wheel to search back in March. Now, for certain searches on YouTube, check the right hand side for the Wonder Wheel link. Here’s what happens when you click on it for “keyboard cat”


Improved Advanced Search – YouTube says they’ve made advanced search easier to use, highlighting all the options available to searchers.


Upload Progress Bar Remaining Time – Users will get an estimation of how much time is left on the upload based on file size and internet bandwidth.

Download mp4s of Your Own Videos – This is especially helpful if you’ve lost your videos saved on your hard drive for whatever reason.

TV-Like Experience – When you’re in full screen, the player controls are hidden so you can watch videos without distraction.

Mobile App Expanded to Six Languages – They are: French, UK English, Italian, Spanish, German and Dutch

What do you think of these YouTube updates? Share your thoughts in the comments.

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