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How to show community posts on YouTube for iOS

Back in September 2016, Google’s YouTube received its own social network of sorts with the launch of a new Community feature.

With YouTube Community, your favorite creators can better express themselves beyond video by engaging viewers using text posts, GIFs, images and more.

Those types of posts appear in a new Community section on creators’ channels and directly in viewers’ Subscriptions feed.

In this tutorial, we’re going to teach you how to enable or disable posts from the YouTube community in your Subscriptions feed.

How to disable comments on your Instagram posts

If you have problems with trolls leaving nasty comments on your Instagram posts, then it might be music to your ears to hear that you can disable commenting, a step that can prevent trolls from leaving hurtful comments on your posts while allowing you to maintain a presence on the popular media-sharing social network.

While the workaround certainly isn’t perfect, it can be effective if used correctly. We’ll show you how to disable comments on your Instagram posts in this tutorial.

Tip: save storage space on your iPhone and iPad by clearing Periscope’s stored data

Clearing caches in your favorite apps is one of the many ways of saving storage space on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch that may be lost to the cruft accumulated on your devices. We’ve already shown you how to clear Twitter’s web and media storage as well as delete Dropbox’s caches.

In this tutorial, we’ll discuss how to clear any cached files in Twitter’s Periscope app for iOS, which will help save that precious storage space on your device.

iOS users can now broadcast 360-degree videos on Periscope

Twitter in December 2016 launched 360-degree video streaming on Periscope, its live video broadcasting service.

The feature was initially limited to select partners ahead of a wider launch. Following extensive testing with a small number of people, iOS users can now broadcast 360-degree videos from Periscope’s iPhone app.

Watch latest Samsung ads emphasizing Galaxy S8’s bezel-less Infinity Display and design

Ahead of the upcoming April 21 Galaxy S8 launch in the United States, Canada and Europe, Samsung has already covered Times Square with advertising for its new flagship phones. Today, the South Korean conglomerate published a pair of official Galaxy S8 television commercials on its YouTube channel.

Titled “The New Normal” and “Breaking Out”, the videos showcase the key features of the handsets, like their curved AMOLED screen, branded as Infinity Display, and a stunning industrial design with a nearly full-screen face and no chin at the bottom.

Hands on with Clips, Apple’s new social video editing app

Apple today released Clips, its brand new social video editing app that was previewed on March 21 as part of the company’s Spring product refresh. Available at no charge on App Store, Clips comes with some interesting features, like voice-activated captions, effects, emoji, animated speech bubbles, motion backgrounds, built-in soundtracks and more.

After spending some time with Clips, our own video editor Andrew O’Hara has created a video walkthrough showcasing just how easy it is to create fun videos that are sharable on Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and other social networks.

Clips: Apple’s new video creation app is now available on iPhone and iPad

Clips, a new video creation app from Apple, is now available for download on App Store. Previewed on March 21 as part of Apple’s Spring product refresh, Clips lets you create expressive videos on your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch with just a few taps. The app includes some nifty features like a selection of cartoonish effects and the ability to create captions on the fly using just your voice. Clips is available on App Store at no charge and requires iOS 10.3, which launched last week.

Google’s $35 per month YouTube TV service launches in five US cities

Announced a month ago, Google’s live TV streaming bundle launched today in five U.S. markets. Named YouTube TV, it’s available in the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, New York City, Philadelphia and Chicago.

YouTube TV gives you access to live TV streaming from Fox, ABC, CBS, NBC and popular cable networks along with content from 39 other local broadcast networks and channels like ESPN, in exchange for $35 per month.

Apple hires former YouTube and Spotify veteran to help shape its video content strategy

Apple has hired Shiva Rajaraman, a product leader formerly with Google’s YouTube, Spotify and Twitter, to accelerate its failing video content strategy, The Information reported yesterday citing people familiar with the matter. The paywall’d article cites three people briefed on the hiring as saying that Rajaraman will help shape Apple’s video strategy to take on established players like Amazon and Netflix.

Watch new iPad Pro ads highlighting portability, all-day battery and educational features

Yesterday, Apple expanded its collection of iPad Pro ads based on real tweets from real people with a trio of new videos running fifteen seconds long each. The commercials highlight the device’s light weight, portability, all-day battery life and the many advantages it brings to students in school. Using the “Real problems… answered” tagline, the clips can be streamed from Apple’s official YouTube channel.

Apple’s new “Live Bright” ad highlights best Apple Watch Series 2 features

Apple on Friday published a new commercial for Apple Watch Series 2 via its YouTube channel. Titled “Live Bright” and running one minute and fourteen seconds long, the video takes viewers on a quick tour of some of the best new features of Apple’s second-generation wearable device, including built-in GPS, water resistance to 50 meters, a dual-core S2 chip “and a display that’s two times brighter than before”.