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YouTube appears to be testing making people pay in order to watch videos in 4K resolution by upgrading to YouTube Premium

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Screenshot of a Casey Neistat YouTube video with 4K resolution selected from the video quality menu. YouTube
YouTube might be testing making 4K streaming a paid YouTube Premium feature.
4K is currently free for all users, but people on Twitter and Reddit said YouTube was asking them to upgrade.
YouTube's official support Twitter told a user they were part of its "experiment" for paid features.
YouTube appears to be running a test on some of its users that removes the 4K video resolution option as a free offering and instead makes it a feature you have to pay for. People on Reddit and...
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