Discord is officially testing proper YouTube integration

Posted on September 23, 2021 by

Discord is starting to test offical YouTube integration, shortly after YouTube forced the company to remove two music bots from the serivce.

Just weeks ago, Google-owned YouTube forced two of the most well-known (and most used) Discord music bots to stop operating within Discord. Rythm and Groovy were both victims of a cease and desist issued by the megacorporation, much to the irritation of the 30 million-plus users who employed the bot’s services.

In efforts to bring some of that music/YouTube functionality back to Discord, Google seems to be making a partnership with the company official. YouTube Integration has started appearing in a small number of Discord servers over the past 24 hours via a new feature called ‘Watch Together’.

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