YouTube launches a dedicated podcasts homepage for U.S. users

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Earlier this year, reports emerged that YouTube would soon add a dedicated podcasts homepage — a signal the company was getting more serious about its investments in podcasts and the potential ad revenue they could deliver. Today, YouTube confirmed to TechCrunch the new podcasts destination is now live for U.S. users, after the URL was…

YouTube Shorts gains a TikTok-like ‘Green Screen’ feature

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YouTube is expanding on its latest feature that made any public YouTube video potential fodder for its TikTok competitor, YouTube Shorts. Today, the company is announcing the launch of “Green Screen,” a tool that will allow users to use up to a 60-second video segment from any eligible YouTube video or YouTube Short as the…

Well…Facebook has a TikTok now

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What’s Facebook doing on TikTok? Scoping out the competition? DM’ing Charli? Recruiting beta testers? Buying ads? We’ll know soon enough because the social networking company has set up its own TikTok account, where it’s already amassed some 15.1K followers, as of the time of writing, despite not having posted any public videos. The account is…