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YouTube ditches its Trending tab for Explore on mobile

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YouTube has officially phased out its Trending tab for a new section called Explore on its iOS and Android apps. Similar to Trending, the Explore page includes videos that are popular at that moment, but it also incorporates broader categories, like gaming, music, beauty, and learning. Trending will retain its own button within the Explore page, so it’s not going away entirely.

The decision, which has been in the making for more than a year, might also help YouTube push “hubs,” or videos that are categorized under specific topics like music. YouTube says it plans to add more of these destination pages over time. The name change also means YouTube will more prominently highlight its Creator on the Rise and Artist on the Rise videos. It…

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via The Verge – All Posts

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