Youtube introduced a new homepage, Channel design and a fresh coat of digital paint to make searching and viewing of videos more easier. The front page of Internet’s most popular video site has become much busier, with an emphasis on social networking.
Here are three ways these updates will improve your life on YouTube:
1. A new homepage: The YouTube homepage is your gateway to a vast entertainment universe. To help you get more into YouTube, designers making it easier to find and follow great Channels when you arrive. On the left side of the homepage you can create your own, personal, customizable YouTube Channel line-up. Sign-in, or create a YouTube account. Then you can browse recommended Channels; customize your homepage’s feed; even link your YouTube account to Google+ and Facebook to see what your friends are sharing. The new homepage feed youtube launched earlier this year is now front and center on the homepage. You can switch between feeds by clicking on different Channels on the left.
2. Simpler, customizable Channels: Youtube launched an improved Channel design focused on what matters most: helping users find great videos. As different uploaders have different goals, youtube have created new Channel templates to meet your needs whether you produce one video a week or have thousands of videos for a fan to browse.
3. A new overall design: To bring the new homepage and Channels designs together youtube have also applied a fresh coat of digital paint across the whole site. In July, youtube unveiled an experimental design called Cosmic Panda. And now youtube is presenting a cleaner and simpler YouTube, with a consistent gray background, bigger video thumbnails and a more streamlined watch page.