YouTube Gets Its Very Own Incognito Mode

MakeUseOf | 7/12/2018 | Dave Parrack
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YouTube now has its own in-built Incognito Mode, just like Google Chrome. YouTube’s Incognito Mode lets you watch YouTube videos without your activity being logged. Essentially it’s like pulling a cloak over you and your smartphone while watching YouTube.

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As anyone who has ever used Chrome’s Incognito Mode will know, using the feature gives you a certain level of privacy. YouTube’s Incognito Mode does the same thing, meaning the videos you watch won’t show up in your history or inform future recommendations.

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This means you can finally click on those controversial videos you’ve always wanted to watch without the risk of them informing your recommendations from now on. Because YouTube cannot fathom what you watch for fun and what you watch out of intrigue.

YouTube’s Incognito Mode will also prove handy when passing your phone to someone else. Once it has been enabled, only the Home and Trending sections can be accessed. Your Subscriptions, Inbox, and Library are all...
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