May 24, 2022

What you need to know

  • YouTube is increasing the number of videos with chapters with automatic generation based on analysis from DeepMind.
  • Google set a goal of a 10X increase in videos with chapters from 8 million to 80 million.
  • Auto-generated captions, as well as translation to 16 languages, are coming to YouTube mobile on Android and iOS.
  • Ukrainian will be added next month to increase access to accurate information about the war.

At Google I/O 2022, the company announced many new features, and one of Google’s most popular sites, YouTube, has also enjoyed some new upgrades. The streaming service is expanding its efforts to bring auto-generated chapters to more videos across the platform while increasing the number of languages available in auto-translated captions.

Google recognizes that video has become a fundamental way people communicate, share information, and learn. Google has set out to improve access to information with video chapters helping people find exactly the information they’re looking for more quickly.