YouTube ads which cover video thumbs?!

Posted by danblog on April 6, 2009 in Ranting, YouTube |

I really am blogging too much about YouTube… noticed this earlier where on the “Spotlight” (that’s the feature page for any one who understands logic) and they have a “promoted” video which was covering up half the thumb nails!! Now obviously this is because they changed the ad format size and added the box bit […]


YouTube… Logo showing in share box?

Posted by danblog on April 5, 2009 in YouTube |

I really do use YouTube way too much, and I can’t actually remember the last time i blogged something which wasn’t YouTube related, mostly mess ups admittedly and this post is no different… So was just browsing around looking at videos subscribing to way too many people as usual and then the YouTube logo was […]



YouTube: Intrusive Ads are NOT the way

Posted by danblog on April 4, 2009 in Ranting, YouTube |

So literally only a few minutes ago a massive advert appeared on the YouTube homepage. Couple this with the country/language localisation selection box which seems to be stuck to the page no matter what I do this massive add now means i have to scroll a full page to view homepage content. Now I am […]

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YouTube, Localisation… What’s the time?

Posted by danblog on April 3, 2009 in Ranting, YouTube |

I was supposed to write and post this a few days ago when it was more relevant but, its still at thing which bugged me and will come up again when YouTube next have maintenance time. So when YouTube put up their maintenance notice (shown below) in the evening on the 31st preparing to go […]

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YouTube – Turn Down The Lights… Getting there!

Posted by danblog on January 27, 2009 in Reviews, YouTube |

So previously i made a post about YouTubes’ “Turn Down The Lights” feature, which when it was first online was very… very… very poor, now however i have noticed that the nerds at YouTube have obviously pulled their fingers out and got it sorted so it (almost) works as intended in all browsers. Now lets […]

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YouTube tries… and fails to add new features – Turn down the lights

Posted by danblog on January 17, 2009 in Ranting, Reviews, YouTube |

I was just catching up on my YouTube subscriptions and stumbled across yet another, under tested (assuming it has undergone ANY testing) “feature”. “Turn down the lights” This only seems to show on the long videos, i noticed it on a 50 minute ofcom talk (don’t ask why, but i like to keep up with the […]

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