Brief news items and worthy reads from around the web:
Beta tests in India for YouTube Go: YouTube has introduced a beta test for its YouTube Go app in India. The service is focused on low-income users, allowing them to preview videos, save clips offline, and share with friends on the app without using data. “With the rapid transformation sweeping India’s mobile internet landscape, we know there will be an even greater demand for a fast and video app,” YouTube Product Manager Jay Akkad said.
Music services become memes: SoundCloud and Bandcamp are well-known services for contemporary musicians, but they’ve been getting an extra boost of promotion from a recent meme. Goofy photos comparing the perception of SoundCloud as an outlet for up-and-coming hip-hop and Bandcamp as a hub for indie and art music have been appearing on social media. A lighter item for the day!