Google might be testing a new YouTube mobile interface, if a new report is to be believed.
Google Operating System blog, citing a Google+ user named Nedas
Petravicius. claims that the Mountain View giant is working on a new
YouTube mobile interface, which is reminiscent of YouTube's Android
mobile app. Nedas said on his Google+
"Google is testing a beautiful YouTube mobile web design."
blog notes some of the changes include a cleaner interface, with the
description and the number of likes and dislikes placed below the
YouTube video, along with a red subscribe and action buttons.
blog also claims that the new YouTube mobile UI includes a new logo,
hamburger menu-style, big thumbs for videos, new font style and a grey
Android Police further lists some changes that include the slide-out navigation
drawer, which the site claims could have been pulled from an Android
app. The site also speculates that the search engine giant might be
working on a card-based redesign of the desktop version of the YouTube
In addition, Android Police in a report has claimed that
Chromecasting from embedded YouTube videos has been rolled out to all
cites the Google's Chromecast support page that reads, "Casting from
YouTube is supported from the YouTube app, YouTube.com, and most
embedded YouTube videos."
The site also tested the new Chromecast
feature in some YouTube videos and said, "Every embedded video so far
has been compatible with the Chromecast."
Earlier in February,
Google added a new feature to its Search
that showed users searching for a song or album the top music video
result more prominently. The new Google Search displayed the music video
on top of the regular results, generally from the artist's official
YouTube channel; however, sometimes the videos appeared from a random
YouTube user also, apart from other video sites.