11 January 2019
YouTube Kids is now available in six additional European countries, bringing the total to 49 countries across the globe. The new countries to get YouTube Kids are:
All of the above-mentioned European countries with the exception of Montenegro will now have full functionality of YouTube Kids. It is surprising that Montenegro has only been given the Living Room feature by Google.
YouTube Kids app has announced a month-long holiday extravaganza to celebrate Christmas the most festive time of year with a number of themed playlists and holiday specials. There are two new playlists, one is from celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay and comes with his favourite holiday cooking videos. The second new playlist, Kidz Bop Holidays, features kid-friendly music videos which include popular artists like John Legend, Kelly Clarkson, and Sia.
Apart from these playlists, the app has added two different holiday specials which will help kids celebrate the season. One of the playlists called Oddbods: The Festive Menace Holiday Special features the Oddbods’ mischievous adventures.
The company has also announced that every day until January 1, kids can click on a special gift box icon in the app to view a special video presented by the YouTube Kids characters.