YouTube Rolls Out Covid-19 News Shelf on Homepage

The video site also made standard-definition the EU default

The Covid-19 news shelf is being rolled out in 16 countries YouTube

YouTube made two announcements related to the coronavirus pandemic: The rollout of a dedicated hub on its homepage for information related to the crisis, and switching streaming to standard-definition by default in Europe in order to help ease demand on internet infrastructure.

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