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Suddenly all the youtube videos on firefox stopped loading, when I right click I get something about HTML5 player

This is what I receive from every video that I am trying to play on youtube. I do not understand what is happening. All videos from other websites are working fine. What is this HTML5 player and ...
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How to tell if YouTube is rendered in HTML5 or not?

I read in the Inquirer and elsewhere that YouTube uses HTML5 by default in some players, including beta Firefox. What does that mean? What is the case with Firefox 36? How can one tell when HTML5 is ...
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Find YouTube channels with around 300 subscribers

How can I find YouTube channels (German ones) with around 300 subscribers (yes only around 300)? Is there a way to search in YouTube for subscriber counts like this?
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How to bypass YouTube throttling?

My school throttles YouTube video content. How can I bypass this? Is it possible via a VPN?
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Prevent YouTube autoplay

I use Chrome. After I watch any video at YouTube it connects to another one without even asking. How can I delete that, so that one video finishes, that's all?
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“Add to playlist” option gives a popup to create a channel on Youtube

YouTube will not let me add videos to playlists on my Chromebox. When I try to add something to a playlist, a page comes up to set up a channel. If I click on continue, nothing happens. Is YouTube ...
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Safety Mode on YouTube

For some reason, when I try to turn off my safety mode on YouTube, it says “contact your network administrator.” But I don't have a network administrator, it's my personal computer so I have no clue ...
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Moving a partial playlist to another playlist

Do not want to move the whole playlist. I do know how to move videos from one playlist to another by 1 at a time. I do not want to move the whole playlist only a fraction of the total. 250 videos are ...
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How to search for the latest video of a certain duration from a particular YouTube channel

I watch documentaries regularly and usually visit Vice and BBC News channels in YouTube. I always look for the latest documentaries/news with a duration of more than 20 minutes. My question is: how ...
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How can I prevent YouTube comments from showing as my video description in Google Search results?

I was Googling my own site and saw this in the search results: I was rather annoyed to see that somebody's comment was being used for the video description, instead of the actual description ("...
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17k views

How to upload/publish video from new Google Drive to YouTube

I am struggling to find a way to upload/publish video from the new Google Drive to (Google's) YouTube. I am trying to avoid downloading the file to my local disk and uploading it again—it's already on ...
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Caption YouTube videos that are not mine

I need to caption YouTube videos that are not mine (I currently link to them). I don't believe I can edit and add captions when I am not the original owner. However, can I download a video and then ...
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Reinstating YouTube account which was suspended for repeated Copyright violations

My YouTube account has been suspended due to repeated or severe violations of our Terms of Use and claims of copyright infringement. Now I have worked it out with the company who put the copyright ...
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Why doesn't YouTube automatically select a higher video quality if I have excellent Internet connection?

I have an 1Gbps Internet connection speed that can easily support even multiple simultaneous Full-HD (1080p) video streams. However, when I watch videos on YouTube, the 480p quality level is ...
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OK to change YouTube channel name to help merge brands? Side effects? [closed]

I posted my early videos under my first YT username, JeffOYB. I got 390 subscribers, 300k views, 47 videos. Then I started an OutYourBackdoor YT acc't. That's my main business name. I've uploaded a ...
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Search through Youtube liked videos

I am trying to find one song but I don't want to scroll through all videos that I liked and there is a good chance I will miss the video I'm searching! Is there a way to search through YouTube videos ...
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Why can't I contribute subtitles to some YouTube videos?

Here someone asked if it's possible to contribute subtitles to a YouTube video. I know that it's possible because I contributed italian subtitles for this video (because there is an option to do that)....
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Could Youtube save bandwidth when the browser tab is inactive? (cut the video, maintain the audio?)

This is an unusual question but bear with me: Tons of people use youtube just to listen to music. And, in many cases, their browser defaults to a high-bitrate video, which is totally wasted bandwidth ...
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Get verified on YouTube as a person

My friend created a Google+ profile for himself and a YouTube channel. I assisted him to verify his webpage on Google Web Master Tools and added Google Analytics to his page. He has 8k followers on ...
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How to create a YouTube playlist from a list of links?

I have very long lists of YouTube links/bookmarks. I want to create playlists for my YouTube channel with them. Is there any way to do it automatically without having to add each individual URL to a ...
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Meaning of the colors bar under the of clips you might watch in YouTube

I think the title describes all. They will show more obvious when the thumbnails haven't done loading yet. The picture following here will describe it better. I use a userscript named YouTube ...
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Connecting YouTube Video Account with Google+ page

Have had a YouTube business video page for years now (pre-Google Plus) and along the way created a Google+ page and built it up. Now we have a separate Google+ and YouTube page and I need to connect ...
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Switching a YouTube account to a different email address

I have a Google+ business page and Gmail address. I have a YouTube account that has a lot of data that somehow got linked to a different email address and Google+ page (with no info). I have been ...
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Listing all the comments received on the videos I uploaded on YouTube

Is there any way to list all the comments received on the videos I uploaded on YouTube? On https://www.youtube.com/comments it seems that I can only get the list of "published" comments, which is ...
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Is there a way to list all youtube videos with subtitles in a specific language?

Is there a way to get a list of youtube videos with subtitles in a specific language? Let's say, all videos with French subtitles?
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Knowing how many FPS a YouTube video has

When watching a video on YouTube, how can I know how many FPS the video has? I can see the resolution but not the FPS:
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Custom filtering on YouTube content

I want to impose some restrictions on YouTube for my 5 year old son. It's not about sexual, aggressive or violent content, that's pretty much covered by the SafeSearch filter and frankly, I don't care ...
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Cannot disable auto-play for each video in YouTube embed playlist

<iframe width="763" height="448" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/videoseries?list=PLD7SqVUGDdDBw_xmMKTDF5MlBwys_KlUk&showinfo=0&rel=0&autoplay=0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen style=...
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Take HD screenshots of YouTube Videos

How do I get HD quality screenshots of YouTube videos?I want a better alternative to the print screen-copy-paste method."youtubescreenshot.com does not provide HQ images consistently
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How do I search for videos with 48fps or higher?

I tried looking for an advanced search box, but I only see a magnifying glass in the main search box which seems to only perform a title search. Is there a way to filter videos that contain 48fps (...
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YouTube auto-quality removal

I love to just put song playlist and listen to songs, but auto-quality always changes my video quality to 720p, which wasn't such a problem before but with 60fps thing added, my videos start to lag ...
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Does blocking a user block them from “Popular right now”?

I saw a certain user's video on Popular Right Now - Australia by Popular on YouTube - Australia, blocked the user, and refreshed my home page, and his video's still there. Is this just a caching ...
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YouTube playback on internet disconnection

Say you're watching a 60mins video, it has buffered 45mins, you are now at 25:00, at this point if the internet gets cut off, instead of playing that 20mins left the player blacks out. Can I prevent ...
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How does YouTube's mix feature work?

I've looked around quite a bit but haven't been able to find much of anything in the way of documentation for this feature. How does it work? Does it load random videos by specific artists? ...
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Getting rid of youtube.com's recommended videos/channels

Every time I navigate to youtube.com it recommends videos and channels that I might be interested in or want to see. I just don't want that annoying stuff to appear and distract me from my actual ...
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Ended up with 2 youtube accounts, how to merge?

I had a Google account that I used to use for subscriptions and watching stuff over the past few months. Then I tried to comment on a video, it popped up a dialog asking me to create a YouTube Channel ...
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Not able to see social links in YouTube channel backend

I am not able to view any social links add button in my channel. Why is that? This is how it is now: And this is how it should actually be: I haven't uploaded any videos to my channel.
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YouTube offline mode eligible videos

YouTube recently added the offline mode to its YouTube Android app in India and some other countries, but it doesn't allow all the videos to be downloaded for offline mode (for example a video from ...
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How to embed YouTube video found on a site on my website

I would like to extract the video from this website and post it on my blog. How can I do this?
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How to link to a specific time in a YouTube video [duplicate]

What is the format for a YouTube URL, to link to a specific time in the video? Something like https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ze68s47-xO4<time code goes here>
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YouTube Stuck to HD Video

YouTube videos typically default to playing in 1080p for me, which isn't usually a problem. However, if the highest quality is 60fps, over half of the frames get dropped (pretty consistently for all ...
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How to explain to a non-tech person that YouTube is not a CDN

We need to be able to stream a variety of video formats using http/https URLs that return the video, 24/7. The streams will be played in a variety of webplayers we know nothing about. A non-technical ...
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How to change my YouTube channel name

I don't even know if it's possible to do this, but what I'm trying to do is to change how my name on YouTube shows up to others (when I post videos or comments or the like). I just want to change the ...
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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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Play YouTube videos at speeds OTHER THAN 0.25, 0.5, Normal, 1.25, 1.5, or 2

Other than downloading the video and playing it on my own VLC player or whatever, is there a way I can play YouTube videos at other speeds? (E.g. 2.1, 2.2, ... , 3.0, 3.1, 3.2, ... 4.0) If it matters,...
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Does blocking one channel on YouTube cause blocking other channels or account?

If I have multiple YouTube channels per single Google account and Google decides to block one of my channels, what about other channels? What about my Google account?
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How to see the newest uploads in a particular search phrase in Youtube?

I'm noticing for some time that the 'sort by date' filter is misbehaving. Apparently they only sort the first several dozen relevant videos by upload date. Instead of showing me the newest uploads. Or ...
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How do I stop a specific video I watch in YouTube from altering my recommendations?

YouTube will display recommendations of videos based on: your favorites your liked videos your watched videos Now, let's say that somebody sends me a link and it's a video for which I don't want ...
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Is it allowed to have multiple accounts on YouTube? [closed]

Does YouTube allow users to have multiple accounts? Do they specifically allow/forbid this practice?
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Prevent sharing existing YouTube comments on Google+

Whenever I make a comment on YouTube, it's shared on my Google+ profile for everyone to see my recent activities/comments. I've figured out how to prevent sharing in the future, but: how can I make ...