YouTube Details Tweaks to Video Page

YouTube detailed some of the additions to its new video page — which is currently available to users who opt in, but will be rolled out to all users of the Google-owned video site soon — in a post on the YouTube Blog by software engineer Peter Bradshaw.

One of the enhancements is a “highlights view” of comments, which summarizes top-rated comments, uploader comments, video responses, and recent comments, and Bradshaw cited two examples here and here.

The new video page will also display how many users liked or disliked videos, and it will include a new “Videos I Liked” section. “Liking” is no longer tied to “Favoriting,” and popular videos will be marked “Most Liked.”

The blog post also contained a YouTube video (shocking!) summarizing the changes: