Google’s data-friendly version of YouTube, YouTube Go has now been availed to over 130 countries worldwide.
YouTube Go was developed with a focus on the developing countries where data charges remain out of reach for many. In its design, Google tried to address the concern of high data charges users have, through features like offline viewing and sharing of videos via Bluetooth from device to device.
YouTube Go is ideal for folks who want to watch videos on YouTube but have expensive and not always reliable internet connection. In essence, people who would not ordinarily stream the same videos time and time again, every time they want to watch it.
The app had been in beta test in India in 2017 before being rolled out to additional countries, including Kenya, last December. Google has added a couple of new feature before availing it to the additional 130 countries worldwide. Some of the features include the ability to preview a video first before you decide to download it for offline viewing. The video(s) will be saved on your phone or the SD card if available.
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