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Search YouTube for captions in a specific language

Is there a way of searching YouTube for videos with captions in specific languages? I know about using the "cc" operator, as in: Monkeys, cc But what if I only want videos about Monkeys with ...
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Can I have two (isolated) YouTube channels on the same account?

If I start a second channel on my YouTube account, will there be any way people will know that my account is linked to two channels? I want to create a second channel but the subject matter is ...
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How can an URL be linked to a text in a YouTube comment?

I now that links can be posted in comments made below YouTube videos but some addresses, like in the example, are long and look quite ugly. I have the possibility to use the tinyurl service to shorten ...
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Find out which of my Google Apps accounts controls a YouTube account

We have a YouTube account that's a few years old and we're trying to get back to using it. The problem is we don't know which of our Google Apps users created the account, so we can't even login to ...
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Changing Google Plus page URL

I have a Google Plus business page and a brand page. The business page has a URL of google.com/+companyname. I didn't choose it as a custom URL. I have another custom URL: google.com/+companynamexyz, ...
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YouTube downloads after 12am [migrated]

I want to be able to select YouTube videos to download from midnight without having to wake up that time to start the download. Is there any way possible to set the iPad to do this. The reason is to ...
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Revoke YouTube / Google linked permission

I linked my YouTube / Google account to a website and want to revoke that. I am looking into https://security.google.com/settings/security/permissions but the service I linked the account at isn't ...
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How to prepend an intro video from the beginning of already live YouTube video?

I forgot to add and intro video to my YouTube video, and now it is ugly and not aligned with others. Can I add 7 second video from the beginning of an already live video?
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Why does the size of a YouTube video differ when downloaded in different ways? [closed]

I'm trying to download a video from YouTube with IDM through the IDM pop-up download button. Selecting 480p shows that the video will be 16MB in size. The same video and the same 480p resolution, ...
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Several YouTube channels on one e-mail account

Can we create two or more YouTube channels on one e-mail account and also can we connect both of them with one bank account? Actually I am a videos creator of both education and tourism. So, I want to ...
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How to find the video associated with a previously read comment notification on Youtube

I had a notification on my mobile that there was a reply to my comment on some video I had watched. I clicked it open, but since my internet stopped working, I quit the app When I thought of reading ...
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YouTube likes and subscriptions

If I like a video on YouTube do other people on the web see it (for instance by searching my name or username and clicking on my YouTube profile)? Do Facebook users automatically see I've liked a ...
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YouTube comments: why can't I see replies when I go to YouTube from an email notification?

I often get email notifications that someone has replied to my post on YouTube. When I click on the link in the email to "see all comments" that comment is often not there. What is that about? How ...
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Why can't I see all comments on my own youtube video?

I own a video. In the video manager, it shows the following: Also, when I view the video, I see this: So what the hell is that? How many comments are there? Why can't I see all of them? I ...
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How do I bypass youtube bitrate limitation?

So recently I discovered that all videos on youtube are stored under 5mbps bitrate. This is a huge heartbreak and disappointment to me. I always wanted to have a youtube career and I have made about ...
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Remove YouTube recommendations

I use YouTube without signing in, because I do not want a personalized experience (read: echo chamber). However I have noticed even when not signed in, I am getting Recommended for you ...
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Find external source URL in YouTube analytics

One of my videos has seen an unexpected spike in traffic and 98% of this traffic is coming from a forum post. I want to see the post so I can understand why people were directed there but I can see ...
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Does trimming video on YouTube.com affect the quality of the trimmed video?

I'm trying to understand if trimming a video uploaded to YouTube affects the quality of the trimmed video. I read on one blog that the video is copied. Not sure if that means it was re-encoded or just ...
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Why are some Youtube-Thumbnails not available in their maxresdefault-version?

I want to get the best resolution for a youtube-thumbnail. I've geard about the trick to just modify the url (from *ytimg.com/vi/*/mqdefault.jpg to maxresdefault.jpg) This works pretty well in most ...
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How to view the full background image of a YouTube channel?

I just wondered if there is a trick to show the full-sized background image of a YouTube channel. With thumbnails, there is the trick to view the image and change the URL (from */mqdefault.jpg to ...
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Any way to organize YouTube subscriptions into categories?

With a growing number of channel subscriptions, I find it more and more annoying to browse my subscriptions list in search for new videos. I was wondering if there is any way to organize all the ...
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Anonymous YouTube playlist

Under Creator Studio, Video Manager, Playlists, New playlist, a new playlist can be created. However this requires logging in. Can a YouTube playlist be created without logging in?
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Closing Google Apps account: Can I migrate YouTube account and Android Apps?

I have a Google Apps account, which I use for my personal email and as my primary personal Google account. The Google Apps account is associated with my personal domain name. I am thinking about ...
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Sharing someone else's YouTube video to someone else's public playlist if I have the link?

I am trying to share a video that I made with a teacher's public playlist. How would I do that?
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YouTube save position

Is there a way to autosave positions of YouTube videos? Preferably automatically and without plugins. This worked a month ago without a plugin, now it does not work anymore (for me). Ubuntu Linux ...
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Are YouTube videos you upload posted to the connected Google+ account?

I just started a new YouTube channel and I'm wondering if the videos you uploaded get posted to your Google+ account? Basically I have my main Google/YouTube account and I went and created a new ...
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Playlists of playlists on youtube

Is it possible to have a playlist which contains other playlists on Youtube? For example I have a playlist named 'Jazz' which contains jazz music, and a playlist called 'Rock' which contains rock. Is ...
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How to sort YouTube videos by view count in a category?

YouTube sorting system is broken. I can sort videos by view count in search results but we need just sort videos in a category by view count like old days because if i search "music" or "fuuny" i ...
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Hide existing Youtube comments from Google+ Posts

I've been using Youtube and Google+ for years now. In the past I've posted comments on Youtube videos with little restraint. Now, unfortunately, my Google+ feed is an embarrassing window into the mind ...
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How do I stop suggested videos on YouTube coming from my Grandma?

So I don't remember exactly what I did, either I checked my email on gmail or logged into YouTube on my Grandma's computer, and now I keep receiving recommended videos based on videos I obviously ...
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How can I change a YouTube video's volume beyond the normal limits

I often watch multiple videos simultaneously (don't ask why). Today I was trying to watch video1 and video2. The problem is not the overall volume, but rather the volume difference. If I raise the ...
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Embedding YouTube video in Google Slides at specific time

I'm trying to embed a YouTube video in a Google Slides presentation at a specific time (after about a minute into the video). I select the "Copy video URL at current time": But when I paste that ...
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Is it possible to create a “smart playlist” (YouTube Mix) from a set of keywords (artists names)?

Is it possible to create a "smart" (or "automatic", or "mix") playlist on YouTube from a set of keywords? For instance, I want to play a playlist of automatically selected videos matching the ...
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How do I get all comments of a YouTube video?

http://youtube.com/all_comments?v= stopped working and redirects to watch?v=.... A Reddit thread states that AJAX populator also does not allow to show all the comments when there are multiple ...
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Will my video contain errors if connection is lost while uploading to YouTube

Right now I'm uploading a somewhat large MP4 video to YouTube (3GB). It's been over an hour and it's nearly halfway there. In any case, I got disconnected (aprox. 5 - 10 times) while doing so, due to ...
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How do I generate RSS feeds for YouTube channels with non-English characters in their names?

I create RSS feeds for YouTube channels using this formula: https://www.youtube.com/feeds/videos.xml?user=**channel or user name** But this method doesn't seem to work for, for example, this ...
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How to stop receiving email notifications for specific comment threads on Youtube?

Whenever I reply to a comment on Youtube, I am automatically subscribed to all replies to that same comment. Usually this is what I want, as the comments emailed to me are usually replies to what I ...
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How can I get a YouTube channel representing my business deleted?

An old co-director who has since passed away uploaded some videos to a YouTube channel named after our business and I want to get these deleted. I have tried resetting his password as I have access ...
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Is it possible for my friends to find out that I liked a video on YouTube?

Who can see that I've "liked" a video? Is liking a video on YouTube private?
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Cut an uploaded YouTube video

I uploaded a video to YouTube and now I want to cut it shorter using the YouTube Editor without having to save repost it as a new video. Is this possible?
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Use Copyrighted Pictures in YouTube Thumbnails

I have seen a lot of the time on YouTube that people are using images which are copyrighted or may be copyrighted in their YouTube video thumbnails. My question is: is it allowed to use copyrighted ...
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Delete all videos on my “Liked Videos” YouTube automatic playlist

YouTube maintains an automatic playlist on my channel, called "Liked videos" with all the videos I have clicked the thumbs-up button. For personal reasons, I want to clean up this list. (Deleting my ...
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Reactivate a YouTube channel associated with a deleted Google Apps account

A friend said to me: What happened was the following: our Youtube channel was created with the email info@website.com, which was created via Google Apps. Yesterday we deleted our Google ...
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Why does YouTube fullscreen no longer work in Firefox if I customize the user agent string?

I'm asking this question mostly out of curiosity as it probably has little practical value. I've noticed that if I change the user agent string for my Firefox browser using about:config -> ...
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API option for analytics data on YouTube videos I do not own [closed]

I'm working with some faculty members studying public health and social media. I'd like to be able to insert a number of YouTube URLs to videos I do not own and pull the public stats (views, ...
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YouTube maxresdefault.jpg is not being generated

We have a number of videos that we upload to YouTube and we pull and display on our site the maxresdefault.jpg image for each video. For some reason there are some videos where the maxresdefault.jpg ...
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How to view total video view count of a YouTube playlist/channel?

If someone wants to know total number of views of all the videos of a YouTube playlist/channel, i.e. literally, the SUM of view-counts of all the videos in a playlist; Here is a solution. note: If ...
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How to get back at least titles of YouTube videos that were deleted or became private

I have playlists on Youtube where I group interesting videos, mostly music. However I've noticed that many YT videos have a rather short lifespan. After several weeks they are either deleted, made ...
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How do I get youtube playlist id from video ID?

Suppose you have YouTube's video ID: ZQPQAXIQkvw and you want to get playlist ID that contains this video: PL81F0A95A935CD9A3. How do I do it easily and reliably and hopefully automateably as in using ...
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Prevent browser tab from playing YouTube video automatically?

In my browser, I often keep a lot of tabs open as a sort of to-do/reading list, and sometimes those tabs include YouTube videos. Is there a way to keep a video from playing again automatically every ...