The current You Tube app will not work on certain device models from 2012 and older. i Phone, i Pod Touch, or i Pad If you’re using Roku 3 or Roku Streaming Stick, you can get the latest version of the You Tube app by turning your device off and on.We will continue to focus our efforts on improving our official You Tube app for TV which is available on most 2013 and newer Smart TVs and Blu-ray players, game consoles, streaming devices, and set-top boxes (e.g. To turn off your Roku, simply unplug the power cable from the back of the player.Turn your Roku back on by plugging in the power cable, and you’ll be able to access the You Tube app.
Many RSS readers, including Feedly, Inoreader, and News Blur, have already migrated existing You Tube feeds to their new versions.
If you use one of these, you don't have to take further action.
In some countries You Tube is completely blocked, either through a long term standing ban or for more limited periods of time such as during periods of unrest, the run-up to an election, or in response to upcoming political anniversaries.
In other countries access to the website as a whole remains open, but access to specific videos is blocked.
In cases where the entire site is banned due to one particular video, You Tube will often agree to remove or limit access to that video in order to restore service.
As of September 2012, countries with standing national bans on You Tube include China, Iran, Pakistan, Syria, and Turkmenistan.
You Tube is also mostly blocked in Germany from You Tube's side due to disputes between GEMA and You Tube over royalties.
You Tube's Terms of Service prohibit the posting of videos which violate copyrights or depict pornography, illegal acts, gratuitous violence, or hate speech.
User-posted videos that violate such terms may be removed and replaced with a message stating: "This video is no longer available because its content violated You Tube's Terms of Service".
Businesses, schools, government agencies, and other private institutions often block social media sites, including You Tube, due to bandwidth limitations and the site’s inevitable potential for distraction.
Following the disputed February 2008 presidential elections, the Armenian government blocked Internet users access to You Tube for about a month.