Paid channel subscriptions on YouTube may be closer than previously thought.
After reports last month that YouTube was considering offering channels that would require a fee to access them, code has now appeared that suggests Google is already laying the software foundation for subscription channels.
According to the Android Police site, the latest version of YouTube for Android includes two lines of code that refer to paid channel subscriptions. The code, apparently intended to generate messages on users' screens, say:You can only subscribe to this paid channel on your computer. You can only unsubscribe from this paid channel on … Read more