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YouTube to remove share activity feature

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has announced that it will kill the feature that allows users to automatically their Activity on after January 31.

currently allow users to their activity via options such as going to YouTube Settings, then to Connected apps and choosing "your public activity to Twitter".

Instead, the platform is urging users to share videos on directly from YouTube via the Share button.

Users will see an option to Share on social platforms right after a successful new video upload, reported late on Saturday.

However, users would still be able to add links from their to their YouTube channels and share videos from pages.

The platform also stated that this new update will not affect items that have already been shared on prior to the removal date. Those posted activities will remain on Twitter, the report added.



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First Published: Mon, January 14 2019. 13:16 IST