When you’re totally on YouTube for movies, some creators put numerous further data within the Description. YouTube is now testing a brand new fullscreen Descriptions interface on Android.
Replace 11/4: First noticed in testing this July, YouTube for Android in the present day seems to have extensively rolled out the brand new interface for video Descriptions. The interface is usually unchanged from earlier than, however one variant sees the sheet not function the channel’s avatar and title on the prime.
Authentic 7/23: The world instantly beneath a (portrait) video is more and more busy with YouTube not too long ago transferring “Comments” from the very backside to close the highest. Above which are buttons for thumbs up/down, sharing, downloading, and saving. There’s additionally the bar with channel particulars, subscription standing, and getting notifications. Some channels can function merchandise, whereas a protracted feed of “Up subsequent” suggestions observe.
You may miss the chevron/down-facing carrot button within the top-right nook to view the outline. Tapping slides down data, hyperlinks, hashtags, and — within the case of music — track data.
YouTube for Android is now testing a design the place the outline presents itself as a sheet with rounded corners. You possibly can scroll and skim as you watch the video, or drag the outline to take up your entire display. The app will function the channel icon and title, with an in depth button within the nook.
The usage of a sheet makes for a extra trendy UI in a consumer that normally feels disjointed from different Google functions and tendencies.
These fullscreen YouTube descriptions are nonetheless being A/B examined and never extensively rolled out on Android. It’s a great transfer that offers prominence to textual content on cellular and elevates it above the packed feed below a video.
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