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Microsoft Fires Back on Youtube War – Uses Google’s Words Against Them

May 16, 2013 1 Comment

Just after Google big press conference yesterday, they sent Microsoft a cease and desist letter claiming that the MS Youtube app needed to be pulled from the store. Reasoning behind this was because the app doesn’t feature ads on the videos.

According to theVerge, Microsoft is throwing Larry Page’s (Google) words right back at him as they commented about the letter.

 “we’d be more than happy to include advertising but need Google to provide us access to the necessary APIs”

“in light of Larry Page’s comments today calling for more interoperability and less negativity, we look forward to solving this matter together for our mutual customers.”

I knew Microsoft had a game plan before launching the app. I don’t imagine this new fight to end soon.

Key Features:

  • Pin any video, playlist, channel, and  search queries to Live Tiles
  • Manage your YouTube profile with your unique My YouTube page
  • Manage your playlists, uploads, and video lists
  • Find channels, videos, and playlists with the quick access search bar
  • Share videos to your social networks, e-mail, and text messages
  • Let your kids watch safe videos in Kid’s Corner and keep their own profile

What’s new? Lots.

  • Pin videos, playlists, channels, and even search queries to Start as Live Tiles for fast access. The tile flips to show either the latest video from your subscriptions or the most popular one.
  • A new and innovative playlist design gives you easy access to videos using a touch-friendly filmstrip.
  • Just want to listen to a video? It now plays in the background even when the screen is locked.
  • You can share videos to popular social networks, and via email and text.

Check it out!

Free to Download

App Info:
Bring the world of YouTube to your Windows Phone! Log into your YouTube account, explore YouTube’s vast video catalog, browse your favorite channels, and subscribe to new channels. Share videos with your friends via your social networks, email, and text messages. Enjoy listening to your video playlist with enhanced player controls.

Pin any video, playlist, channel, and even search queries to Live Tiles. Live Tiles flip to show YouTube’s most popular videos or your subscriptions’ latest uploads. YouTube for Windows Phone is also integrated with Kid’s Corner, so you can ensure your kids are watching age-appropriate videos.



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  • Haymo

    Hehe download it now and show google that this app is better than google can ever make it. I hope Microsoft will simply let it cool down and leave the app in the store and not press the kill switch..

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