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YouTube Will Allow Offline Viewing Of Videos Starting November

YouTubeYouTube will start letting users watch videos offline on YouTube mobile apps for short periods of time. YouTube announced the upcoming feature in a post in the YouTube Partners & Creators blog.

According to stats released by YouTube, more than 1 billion unique users visit YouTube each month, to watchover 6 billion hours of video. 100 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute.

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