Wed. Mar 3rd, 2021
YouTube for iOS Gets First Update Since December, Brings Bug Fixes and Improvements

YouTube for iOS has obtained a new update. Despite the fact that the new model isn’t going to deliver any exciting options or notable alterations to highlight, it is the very first update that Google has supplied as a result of the App Retailer given that December. The new update also comes almost two months following Apple rolled out privacy labels on the App Retailer to detail which app is taking how considerably of your gadget and individual information. It was a aspect of the privacy-focussed updates that the iPhone maker announced final 12 months. It did encounter criticism from some firms, like Facebook, that all alleged Apple monopolising consumer privacy as an alternative of guarding it.

As initially reported by 9to5Google, Google launched the up to date YouTube for iOS that brings model 15.59.six. The changelog offered on the App Retailer isn’t going to speak about what alterations Google has additional to the new update. It says that the update has “fixed bugs, enhanced overall performance.”

Nevertheless, the most current YouTube model for iOS comes in excess of two months following Google brought its final update (15.49.four) to the App Retailer that took location on December seven. This is uncommon if you search at the version history of the YouTube app on the App Retailer that displays the app getting a new update as soon as in a couple of weeks.

The new update to YouTube for iOS is also the very first that Google has supplied given that Apple implemented privacy labels for App Retailer listings. The corporation in January promised to cooperate with Apple and update its app webpage listings on the App Retailer to involve privacy particulars. Nevertheless, it has not however come up with any new updates.

Apple Phrase reported that Google silently up to date the App Retailer listing of the YouTube app for iOS earlier this month to start out exhibiting privacy labels. This signifies that exhibiting privacy labels was not Google’s aim for bringing the new update.

Devices 360 has reached out to Google for clarity on the most current update and a comment on when privacy labels will be rolled out to other of its apps on the App Retailer. This report will be up to date as soon as the corporation responds.


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