Incognito mode spotted in the YouTube app

It will so become easier to keep private some of the videos you watch in the YouTube app. Google would test an Incognito mode for this service.

This is a privacy feature already prevalent in web browsers, but not in video streaming. But many people use the YouTube of their iPhone to do research topics that they do not all know. He can be as innocent as seeking help with a birthday present.

The Incognito mode allegedly detected in the Android versi of the YouTube app temporarily prevents the update of the applicati history.

When entering this mode, a pop-up window says: "Your activity for this sessi will be cleared and you will be returned to the last account used when you leave Incognito or become inactive, your activity may still be visible to your employer, your school or your Internet provider. "

Incognito, not invisible

As the ctextual note indicates, the incognito mode does not really hide the line activities of the user . It prevents the phe or tablet from creating a recording of the sites or videos that it displays.

There is little point in hiding illegal activities, but this mode can bring some privacy when doing research that we do not want the world to know. Teenagers investigating sexual identity a shared device is an often cited example.

At this point, it's not clear when Google intends to make Incognito mode accessible to all users of the free YouTube app. It is already in the Chrome web browser for iOS, and in the …

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