Youtube's Latest Thumnail Feature

We love using YouTube, as wherever we want to watch videos the first website we headover to is youtube. Google is rolling out a new update to the YouTube with YouTube GIF preview. Now this feature will come in handy in many cases for us.

Everything You Need To Know About The Youtube Gif Thumbnail Feature

We love using YouTube, as wherever we want to watch videos the first website we head over to is youtube. Google is rolling out a new update to the YouTube with YouTube GIF preview. Now, this feature will come in handy in many cases for us.

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Youtube’s Latest Thumnail Feature

Recently, a new feature has been added and I am sure those who use YouTube on the desktop must have experienced a change in the user interface. Earlier the YouTube GIF thumbnails were actually available for selected users, but from now onwards this new feature is available for a most of the users. This feature is very handy as we can take a glimpse preview of what is in the video. It is also useful to see whether a particular video is a spam or not, we every day see on youtube a lot of spams.

This feature is very handy as we can take a glimpse preview of what is in the video. It is also useful to see whether a particular video is a spam or not, we every day see on youtube a lot of spams. where people use click bait thumbnails to gain views. This step of bringing a GIF preview will stop such click bait.

Google had launched this functionality to the online video streaming service since February 2017 but we are receiving this update very late but still, it’s good to receive the update.

The feature is easy to use, you just need to move your pointer on the thumbnail option and automatically you will see a short GIF will play. It will actually help the individual to understand what the video is all about. Moreover, you will come to know that a particular video is a spam or a click bait.

The GIF plays a video for about 3 seconds without sound. It is useful for those who use YouTube on daily basis. It improves the user experience to some extent. For the mobile version of youtube, the thumbnail version is not available. It is only available for desktop and also your Chrome version must be  32 and Opera version 19 and above. So if you are one of those you watch youtube videos daily on your desktop or laptop this feature might come in handy for you.

Google has made it clear that the video to get a GIF thumbnail, has to be at least of 30 seconds longer. If any video does not get it within two days then you won’t be getting it at all.

So, guys what do you think of this new feature from youtube? do let us know your thoughts in the comment section below. Thanks for reading our article and we hope you guys have a great day.

 



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