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How does YouTube count playlist views?

YouTube seems to show how many views a playlist has when you view it. This playlist, for example, has 58,878 views. Does anyone know what this number is made up from? It doesn't seem to be the ...
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YouTube autorepeat a video?

I want to display a YouTube video repeatedly at breakfast/dinner time in my kitchen. How can I do that?
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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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Can I live stream using YouTube Hangouts on Air without using my Google + account name?

I noticed YouTube offers live streaming now, via "Hangouts on Air". However it appears to tie to my Google Plus account, which uses my real name. I'd rather keep using my YouTube channel only. I'd ...
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Are the parameters for www.youtube.com/watch documented?

The YouTube watch page can accept a staggeringly high number of parameters, but various Google searches on the topic only resulted in every blogger and their dog announcing the #t quasi-parameter for ...
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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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Why does my YouTube video show more visits when I check it anonymously?

I have a video on YouTube (a cinema tutorial), but when I visit the site anonymously it says that I have 188 views. When I log in with my account that I used to upload the video it says it was viewed ...
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How can I see the total length of all the videos in a YouTube playlist?

If I recall correctly, there used to be a feature of YouTube which showed the total length of all the videos in a playlist, combined. This was very useful as it enabled you to see the length of a game ...
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Why don't all of my uploaded video clips appear in the YouTube online video editor?

I've got several video clips uploaded to YouTube that I'd like to use the video editor to splice together. Only a subset of my uploaded clips are available in the clips panel in the editor. Any idea ...
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What is the maximum YouTube playlist length?

What is the maximum number of videos permitted in a YouTube playlist? If you were to believe the docs, you would think this is 200 items, but I have noticed that, in the last few months, YouTube is ...
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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 ...
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Can YouTube be started in pause mode?

Is there a URL parameter for youtube.com that makes it possible to open a video and not have it start playing automatically? There is a parameter for the embedded player (autoplay=0), but this does ...
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Embed start time in a YouTube video

I want to give out a link to a YouTube video have it start the playback at a specific time in the clip, e.g., 2 minutes and 45 seconds. Is that possible?
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Playing a YouTube video or playlist on loop

I may drive everyone around me crazy but I like to listen to the same playlist or song sometimes on loop from YouTube. What is the best way to loop up a song or playlist until I get yelled by those ...
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Embedding stop time in a YouTube video link

We all know that we can embed a start time in a YouTube video URL (by adding something like &t=1m45s to the end). But is there a way to embed both start and stop time? Like linking only a part ...
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Randomly play gaming YouTube videos

Just find out about gaming.youtube.com and is interesting. The interface is very limited but the concept is nice. I am a game developer and I try to work better by staying motivated watching stuff ...
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How to obtain the direct link to a YouTube video file

I'm trying to figure out where to find the actual FLV video YouTube files. I've found several tutorials on the Internet, but none that work. So if anyone knows, that'd be much appreciated.
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YouTube offline videos captions not seen on playback

I have saved a YouTube video of 1.5 hrs after verifying that it has captions(Offline videos). However when I play the offline video with the captions on, it still doesn't show any captions. Please ...
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Prevent YouTube related videos

Is it possible to stop the related videos from showing after videos? The problem is YouTube freezes for a short period of time after the video ends, I guess because of the related video loading time. ...
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In Facebook, how can I enable “Shown on Timeline” as default for YouTube activity?

When I upload videos to my YouTube account, I know they get posted to Facebook because my friends can see them but I cannot see them myself unless I go to my Privacy Settings, then click "Use Activity ...
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How do I get my channel recommendations back on YouTube?

I remember to have had channel recommendations when I clicked on Recommendations. But apparently I don't get to see these anymore, is there a way to get them back? Or third party? I like unsigned ...
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Where did the dedicated “Recommended Videos” page moved on YouTube?

The latest update of YouTube doesn't seem to include the single-panel "Recommended Videos" - just a short list on the right-side panel. Do you know if this recommended videos page is still available ...
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How do I unlink my YouTube account from my Gmail account?

My YouTube account has been automatically linked to my Gmail account, but I want to keep my YouTube account separated from my Gmail account. I heard that the feature to unlink accounts was available. ...
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Hide player controls while fullscreen in YouTube

Is it possible to prevent YouTube's (HTML5) fullscreen player controls from showing whenever it first goes into fullscreen mode? Like, don't show this automatically (at all): I want it to still ...
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Get YouTube video's view count in Google Drive/Sheets?

Is there anyway to write up a Spreadsheet in Google Drive such that a cell will have the current (or as close to current as possible) number of views that video has received?
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How to make YouTube default to 2x speed when playing videos?

I know how to make it play at 2x, but how can I make the browser do it by default?
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Is there a way I can see a list of all my YouTube comments over time?

I posted something the other day and wish I could find the video again. Is there a way I can see all of my comments?
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Why have the YouTube video player suddenly become so big?

I'm not exactly sure why this has happened but until yesterday YouTube was working just fine. Then, the large player option on the video went out of proportions (literally) and is now way too big. I ...
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Force embedded YouTube video to play at specific quality resolution

Is there a way to force embedded YouTube videos on any site I visit to play at a specific quality? Specifically I'm trying to have a Weebl and Bob marathon, making sure I see every episode by ...
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How to blur a section in a video that is already uploaded? [duplicate]

I realized I opened a Chrome tab that I don't want shown in the video. The video already had 500 views and thumbs up, etc. I don't want to take it down just to re-upload it. Is there a way using ...
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What does DRAFT mean in YouTube?

I sometimes see DRAFT in the videos I upload on YouTube: What does this mean?
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How to search for a video clip with an exact duration?

I can use the advanced options in YouTube or Google when searching for video clip, but I can only search for a pre-defined range of duration (short, long), not the duration that I want. For example, ...
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What happened to the option to cross your eyes whilst watching YouTube?

Certain YouTube Videos are 3D. Note that there is a "3D" symbol next to the gear, denoting the YouTube is in fact storing the video in a 3D format. Right now, I see only two options: 2D, and ...
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Using YouTube to sell cars

Say I have a car dealership with a website. Is there any legal or YouTube usage issues in creating a YouTube profile and uploading videos of cars for sale, and putting car, dealership and website ...
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How can I stream live video on YouTube?

Nowadays, I see a lot of live streaming on YouTube, and I wanted to try this feature. But when I go to my channel, I don't see any options. I tried to find on YouTube and Google how I can do this, ...
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Do Google Hangout broadcasts on youtube have a limited audience, and must the audience have Google Plus? [duplicate]

I'm looking for ways to broadcast my PhD defence online (one component with a presentation, sharing either a PDF, a window, or the screen), and one component with video. It is a public event: anyone ...
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How do I hide the video panel on the Youtube live streaming dashboard?

While streaming live on Youtube, the video is playing (or buffering) on the live dashboard. Ultimately during game streaming, I only want to see the chat but not the video feed (I don't want wasted ...
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How do I download a YouTube video?

How do I download a YouTube video? I have used various solutions in the past that do not seem to work any longer (KeepVid and various Greasemonkey scripts). Is this just no longer possible?
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How do you remove managers and separate out YouTube accounts?

I have multiple YouTube accounts that are all linked together, which is super frustrating. Do you know how to separate them? I also created a YouTube channel through my first personal YouTube ...
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Block download of YouTube videos

Is it possible to block somebody from downloading a YouTube video? I don't want people stealing my videos.
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How to share a YouTube video with a specific start and end time?

YouTube gives the option to share a video with a specific start time, something like this: http://youtu.be/chElHV99xak?t=53s The above video starts at 53 seconds elapsed. Is there any way to ...
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How to tell how much of a video has been watched in YouTube?

I'm trying to figure out if it's possible to tell how much of a video of mine has been watched. Something like, most people got to 50% of it, or most got to 90% of it and so on. Anyway to tell from ...
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Why can't I add a comment to a YouTube video?

I tried leaving a message then replying to a message and got the error: [Alert icon] Error, try again where [Alert Icon] is an big exclamation mark. I then removed a question mark and it allowed me ...
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How do I find link of an embedded and unlisted YouTube video?

There is a website sharing scientific courses in video format. They upload videos to YouTube and then embed them in their website. They share their videos unlisted, so there is no explicit way to get ...
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Link YouTube channel to another Google+ page

Right now I have a Google+ page which links to a YouTube channel. But I want to unlink the current YouTube channel and link another YouTube channel to the Google+ page. I have tried to delete the ...
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Is there a way to find YouTube users by country/city?

I was wondering if there was a way to search for YouTube users from a specific country (UK) and if possible a specific city. I know each user’s channel has the option to fill out country and city ...
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How to recover the Gmail address previously locked up my YouTube channel name?

Many years ago I linked my Google account with username abc@gmail.com to my YouTube channel with username xyz (note that usernames are different). Recently YouTube prompted me to add a Google+ ...