Deja Vu: Google Blocks The Windows Phone YouTube App (Again)
The soap opera continues: Not 24 hours after Microsoft released a new YouTube app for Windows Phones, Google has disabled it.
As The Verge is reporting, Google says the new app violates its terms of service:
Microsoft has not made the browser upgrades necessary to enable a fully-featured YouTube experience, and has instead re-released a YouTube app that violates our Terms of Service. It has been disabled. We value our broad developer community and therefore ask everyone to adhere to the same guidelines.
This is the second time Google has blocked Microsoft’s try at making a YouTube app for Windows Phones. The first time was back in May when Google balked because the original YouTube app wasn’t showing Google ads.
Microsoft has issued a statement today saying the company is working with Google to resolve this latest issue.
As the (YouTube app) world turns….
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