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Originally Posted by The Register . co . uk 

Identity farmer Google has redesigned its YouTube product to bring it more into line with the rest of the company's online estate.

Mountain View is also hoping to morph the service into a broadcaster that might eventually compete with other TV networks.

"Today we're introducing a new homepage, Channel design and a fresh coat of digital paint," Google said.

To read the full article, click here. Or if you are right wing, here.

Only kidding about the right wing bit btw.
Edited by joshd - 12/2/11 at 8:43am
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Ya, I don't like it. I like how organized my subscriptions were before, now they are all jumbled together.
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I hate the new homepage and grey background. Why do they have the need to constantly change things? mad.gif It looks like a youtube/facebook/twitter crossover now.
     
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If Google truly wants to compete with TV networks, they will kill them. TV networks are bland and rather annoying. 1 ad on Youtube at certain intervals (depending on how long a show is) beats the hell out of the typical 5 or more commercials you get on TV. I understand TV networks and their shows rely on advertising, but it just is what it is. Youtube will be more convenient and easier. All those shows that are played at annoying times of the day that I can't watch, I'd rather watch on Youtube than bothering with DVR and whatnot, and I'm sure Google would pay the TV networks some royalties out of the advertising revenue they earn through Youtube for their shows.
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How can I delete Facebook and Google+ from the sidebar? I'm not mad and let Facebook combine every online account I've got, they already know too much.
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Why does this change bother me less than the gmail change they're pushing? I swear they're dumbing everything down so much these days.
     
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I hate the new UI all my subs are a mess and everything looks very compact and messy. And they took out the feature of removing videos from your sub box so you dont have to be constantly annoyed by some youtubers that upload every single day / hour. WTH is up with that I found that the feauture was pretty important. I ended up un subbing, machinama, and the such.
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Yeah new layout sucks

But also i love the grey background, Less stress on your eyes.
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The new UI sucks. I hate and fear change and every time some website or program changes it's UI I get annoyed. UI's should be controlled by users and not by the corporate monkeys trying to shove their "improvements" off on us.

I'm sure I'll get used to it but le sigh.
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I like the Gmail change. Love the look of it.

The new Youtube layout makes me want to puke though.
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