YouTube No Longer Needs The Internet. Almost.

YouTube No Longer Needs The Internet. Almost.
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YouTube stepping up its game! Soon you’ll be able to watch videos on the go, even when you’re offline.

How is this possible you ask? Short-term downloads my friend. YouTube is allowing users to queue up videos, which will be added to the device’s memory for a 48 hour period, making the selected clips viewable anywhere, anytime.

According to the YouTube guys: “This upcoming feature will allow people to add videos to their device to watch for a short period when an Internet connection is unavailable. So your fans’ ability to enjoy your videos no longer has to be interrupted by something as commonplace as a morning commute.”

But don’t worry, the ads will be coming with you too.

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