Youtube redesign sucks. News at 11.

Discussion in 'Video Games and Technology' started by Tiller, Dec 6, 2012.

  1. Tiller

    Tiller I don't know nothin'

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    HERE WE GO AGAIN.


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  2. Bountyan

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    Youtube can't go two months without changing its layout. It's ridiculous.
     
  3. jackgaughan

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    Eh, why is it so bland?
     
  4. thecollector

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    Ahhh, sure is nice not being one of the first updated for once
     
  5. User_93049

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    Google's been wanting me to update my YouTube app for my android tablet for three weeks now.

    I'm still not making the switch.
     
  6. Cyber-Scream

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    I'm starting to wonder if they change it out of pure boredom.
     
  7. AutobotJazz1

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    Wow this is why I hate updates.
     
  8. Mechafire

    Mechafire Shadow Broker Moderator News Staff

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    I think it would be a little easier to get used to the new layouts if they would just chill and stop changing it every few months. I mean goddamn.
     
  9. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 Optimus, serving up the primest of ribs since 1984

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    someone needs to tell youtube if it is not broke don't fix it.
     
  10. Starscream600

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    The more they try to improve, the worse it becomes. Stop it youtube.
     
  11. FanimusMaximus

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  12. SPLIT LIP

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    Youtube is stupid. Moving on...

    Seriously, is it just me or is everything shifting to the basic "everything is composed of solid, featureless blocks with basic printing and awful layout and colour contrast?"
     
  13. Tiller

    Tiller I don't know nothin'

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    To be honest I think mobile tablets and phones are to blame, despite having perfectly accommodating mobile sites.
     
  14. Kujo1597

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    Honestly, my main issue is the lack of being able to open up that list of videos from the page of the one you're watching. Bleh, awful with words. I watch a lot of old LPs and when a part doesn't show up on the side I click on the part that says how many videos they have uploaded and you get the list starting from where you are. I liked that so I didn't constantly have to load pages just to get to the next video. It's not so bad when the person has playlists but they don't always exist. Raocow is a good example of this.


    But the new look is pretty ugly. I'm a person who puts function above form but I still like to complain about looks from time to time. :lol 

    God damn, I have Persona on the brain... I always write "persona" instead of "persona" without even realizing it.

    Oh, and yeah, my computer is pretty shitty. If it weren't then I wouldn't have as much of an issue with that loss. :lol 

    EDIT: I did it again! In the small text complaining about my current Persona obsession I made the mistake I was complaining about. XD
     
  15. Dirge121

    Dirge121 I'll be your end of days

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    They should fire the design guy. Hes bad at his job and the layout was fine previously.
     
  16. LegendAntihero

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    I've actually gotten over their last update on the youtube cell phone app where they fit in more search results when your smartphone is in landscape mode.
     
  17. Ranger Silver 6

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    the last layout was perfect. Put everything in an easily accessed space. About a week ago I was changed to this, then a few days later it went back. Now today it is to this again.It overcomplicates everything, and you can't even see someone's banner to see if they are patterned
     
  18. Sharktibolt

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    The one thing I automatically didn't like was the lack of a 'Browse' button. I always clicked that to see what videos were recommended to me, and a lot of times I would find something to watch or listen to either on the first go or within a couple of refreshes.
     
  19. TrueNomadSkies

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    I just click shit that comes up to the right, and you can still search for shit just the same via the text box, so...
     
  20. Treadshot A1

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    In the interest of keeping a positive attitude (yeah...not an easy task...), the new layout isn't that bad.

    Is it an improvement? Hell no. I already despise the menu at the top (the thing that appears when you click the arrow next to your username that shows your playlists). It looked better before, the new previews may be wider, but they don't really look that much better to justify the extra monitor space.

    Is the new homepage more attractive? No. I mean, yeah they took off a lot of the excess style, but they got rid of too much of it. It went from the previous "a bit too much" to the current "oh it's so bland...", that you end up thinking they have no sense of balance. I still prefer the old one, though. Neither is perfect, but the old one was closer.


    That said, there is one thing I like. The new playlist location when you're actually in a playlist. The old left-to-right bar at the bottom was always lag-prone and rather unwieldy. Now everything's listed top to bottom on the right, making sure it NEVER covers up the video I'm watching (which the old left-to-right bar, thanks to being layered above everything, often did). This is an improvement in my eyes, so I'm willing to overlook some of this update's other flaws.

    Overall, neutral. Neither better or worse when you add everything together. Too quickly updated, but worth the new playlist style. :)