‘Trending’ in YouTube gets a makeover

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After shuttering their gaming app, YouTube made some major changes to how their users discover content. The trending tab breaks into five different categories – news, movies, music, gaming, and live streaming.

Previously, the option of trending used to display the videos that are trending with respective to the user’s country. Taking the factors into consideration, YouTube is now giving us an option of seeing what’s trending in those five categories, irrespective of our location.

The Movie tab consists of movie trailers, while Music similarly features a rundown of site’s popular music videos, News links to various videos about political, sports and international stories. With these categorisations, the lesser known YouTube channels are now breaking through the Live trending page.