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January 13, 2017
YouTube Desktop Notifications, Now For Everyone
It looks like YouTube's notification experiment is now a regular feature and you can no longer disable it by clearing cookies. When sign in to your Google account, YouTube's desktop site no longer shows Google+ notifications in the navigation bar: it replaces them with YouTube notifications.
"Your notifications live here. Subscribe to your favorite channels to get notified about their latest videos," informs the new notification box.