Test YouTube Cosmic Panda For New Videos, Playlists, Channels Experience

YouTube “Cosmic Panda” is the latest Google experiment, which promises to offer an entirely new videos, playlists, channels experience.

YouTube is one of the most visited website for watching and sharing videos. According to the stats of Google, the website registers 3 billion hits a day and users uploads around 8 years of video everyday. Google does a lot of experiments with the way user interacts with its services. This experiments most of the time brings in great concepts and provides better user interactions.

After the launch of Google+ (the now dubbed “Facebook killer“), Google has brought forward an array of changes to almost all its products including Google Search and Gmail. Now, its time for YouTube. The latest experiment promises to give an entirely new experience to its users. It is not only a cosmetic change but its functional too. With the few minutes of tinkering with it, we must add that we got impressed. We suggest you to take part in the new experiment yourself and get the new watching experience.

Below are some screen shots of the new experimental experience to give you an overview.

Playlist viewing experience in Cosmic Panda

Playlist viewing experience

Browsing a channel in Cosmic Panda

Browsing a channel


How to enable YouTube Cosmic Panda?

It’s very easy. You can easily opt in to test the new experiment by visiting http://www.youtube.com/cosmicpanda and clicking on the “Try it out!” button.


How to disable YouTube Cosmic Panda?

If for some reason, you want to get back to the old default interface, simply visit http://www.youtube.com/cosmicpanda again. This time you will find a link that says “older version”, click on it and you will be back.


If you want to test some other experiments which enables some pretty cool features, simply visit TestTube at http://www.youtube.com/testtube and try them yourself. Some of the notable experiments available at the TestTube are YouTube 3D, YouTube HTML5, Video Editor, etc.

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