Google Demands Microsoft To Remove YouTube App From Its Windows Store Immediately (Updated: Microsoft Responded)

Posted on May 16 2013 - 2:25am by Editorial Staff


Microsoft last week updated its own YouTube app for Windows Phone, but the update isn’t something which makes Google think its worthy to have it, result of which the search giant demanded Microsoft to remove YouTube Windows app on citing lack of advertisements. Google asking Microsoft to “immediately withdraw this application from the Windows Phone Store and disable existing downloads of the application by Wednesday, May 22, 2013.

The search giant claimed that Microsoft’s YouTube app version is something which violates the terms and conditions of the company’s YouTube API as the move directly hitting the company with reducing its own revenues it will receive from ads along with the third-party content creators whom being paying it through the company’s Adsense program.

The thing comes as all of sudden surprise and has worked as putting the woods into burns. Well, we will update further as soon as more information will poured in.


Google letter to Microsoft

Updated: Microsoft says it will be “more than happy” to include ads in YouTube app if Google allows it.

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