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YouTube abysmally slow; high connection speed and other HD streaming fast—what gives?

YouTube used to work just fine for me. I could stream videos in 1080p HD with no problems or buffering. Now, for the past few weeks/months I haven't had even close to that experience. Only 480p and ...
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Unable to watch videos on YouTube when logged in account

I have a pretty strange problem with YouTube: when I just go on YouTube and watch any video through Firefox, Chrome or Chromium (both with Flash and HTML5 players), it works perfectly. BUT! When I ...
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Google Analytics heat maps

Is there any way to get the pages’ heat maps in Google Analytics? If not, is there any way to count the watching of a YouTube video from a specific page?
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Totally confused by YouTube / Google+ integration

HELP! I'm losing my mind. At some point YouTube had me choose to create a new "channel" linked to a new "google+" profile -- maybe I had the option to keep my old gmail-linked channel -- I can't ...
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397 views

YouTube account hacked? Could someone get into my stats and corrupt them?

This is my first question on SuperUser [note: I posted this on StackOverflow, but was informed it was more relevant here; apologies for double posting]. I hope someone can help me. I recently ...
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YouTube videos reload when I replay

When you start a YouTube video, there's a light grey bar which indicates the loading of the video. When I replay the video (by clicking the 'replay' button or by clicking somewhere random on the ...
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Uploading video to YouTube by emailing to mobile upload address?

YouTube has this feature of upload videos to account by emailing them to your mobile upload address like stxxxxwiicv@m.youtube.com.I am using this feature to upload videos to my account. I can set ...
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192 views

Google Apps Email for new Primary Youtube Email

I have a YouTube account that I want to change the primary email for but every time I try to add a alternate address it says it is already associated with another google account. The email is a ...
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535 views

Hotkey for youtube video to a playlist

I am looking for a way to easily queue up several videos into the watch it later play list. I want something better then simply visiting the page for each video, and manually clicking the "Add to" ...
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261 views

How do I block videos by keyword on YouTube?

For example, I want to block videos that contain the word cat in the title. I also do not want the blocked videos appearing in: Recommended Channels tab Recommended/related videos Search results ...
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245 views

Is there a way to bulk add URLs to a certain YouTube playlist?

Say I have a list of URLs (videos), and I would like to add them to a certain playlist on my YouTube channel. Is there a way to do that?
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321 views

Delete YouTube channel in order to unlink G+ from YouTube

I want to get my old YouTube username back and completely abandon the nightmare that carries the name Google+. In order to do so, I need to delete my G+ channel, and in order to do that, I need to ...
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223 views

Are there any easy ways to create a YouTube playlist or download queue from a text file?

In other words, if I have a list with entries formatted "[Artist Name] - [Track Name]" without advanced knowledge of their corresponding YouTube URLs (if any exist), how might I script things so that ...
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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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215 views

YouTube always localizing

Every time I log into YouTube my country is set to India. I have to manually change it to Worldwide (all) for world trending videos. Can anyone tell me how to change it permanently?
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How do you display YouTube thumbnails instead of embedding the actual flash in Tumblr theme?

I would like to display YouTube thumbnail images instead of embedding the actual flash player in a Tumblr theme. But as soon as people click on the image, it starts loading the flash player and play ...
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YouTube player won't expand to the middle size anymore?

These three buttons in the bottom right corner of the YouTube player: the leftmost shifts the player to the left and makes it smaller (default), the middle one shifts the player to the center and ...
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YouTube Default Player Display Size

Looking for a way to tell youtube to ALWAYS load my videos in the nice expanded view (Not Fullscreen, but the one where it's the width of the page and ACTUALLY VISIBLE on a decent sized monitor ...
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YouTube reply button missing in comments

I am rarely seeing a "Reply" option in the comments under YouTube videos. It is there for a few upvoted comments, but for 99% the reply button is missing! For example, see the comment section of this ...
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148 views

How to upload a high quality video to YouTube

How can I upload a high quality video to YouTube? I have a 1080p video in format of MP4 and I want to upload it to YouTube with its original resolution, so I don't want YouTube to reduce its ...
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48 views

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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56 views

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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154 views

Can I have a YouTube account while having nothing to do with Google Plus?

This page describes three options for what name will be displayed for you on YouTube, but they all seem to involve associating with Google Plus in some way. If you want your Google name used in both ...
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How can I hide YouTube comments from my Google+ stream?

Lately my Google+ stream seems to consist almost entirely of comments people posted on YouTube videos. I have absolutely no interest in seeing these. How can I hide/filter these posts?
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How can I publish all the videos I uploaded to YouTube?

I uploaded many videos on YouTube: How can I publish them all at once? I can only find a "Publish all" button on the upload page, but I might close the upload page forgetting to click on it, and ...
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138 views

Un-stick sticky search bar (like on Youtube or Facebook)

Many websites now have a search bar anchored on top of the window, that stays there on scrolling down, like, for example on YouTube or Facebook. Is there a way to stop this behaviour, meaning the ...
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180 views

last.fm with less YouTube video bandwidth?

For audio while working I like last.fm: it's great for ambient, jazz, world, and instrumental/non-vocal generally it runs well on linux and in firefox (both of which I use) it's free in the US ...
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Traffic to your uploaded YouTube video: Increase “suggested video” source

A few days ago I uploaded a video to YouTube, and within a few days I seen that the traffic source "YouTube suggested video" (Highlighted below, and blue in the chart) was the main reason why my views ...
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How to disable YouTube HTML5 player? ( & Auto Play)

Every day I go through my YT subscriptions list and open every new video in a new tab (CMD + click). Then I play the 1st new video, close the tab, switch to the next tab.. Several weeks ago all ...
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560 views

Have an embedded YouTube video loop + end at specified time, every time it plays

So, to know exactly what I'm trying to do, I suppose it's best to look at my code below: <iframe class="youtube-player" type="text/html" width="280" height="35" ...
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184 views

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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388 views

YouTube: List of videos shared with me

My friend has shared a lot of his private videos with me. Every time he shares a video, I get an email with a link through which I can watch the video. But I cannot find a place in YouTube where the ...
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YouTube comment notifications don't clear after I read them

When someone replies to my comment on YouTube, I get a notification. But, when I view what has been posted, and I even reply to it, the notification is still there! This is the part of the website ...
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510 views

How can I (easily) retrieve an RSS feed of my YouTube 'likes'?

The official RSS feed seems to only support 'favorites' which is a specific playlist, unlike 'likes' (http://www.youtube.com/my_liked_videos) which is where a video is collected once you click the ...
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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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YouTube contact/support email?

I asked a question here:Forgot YouTube account and Password but didn't get a good answer what to do. I know that this will be difficult to fix for me. So my last option is contacting youtube and ...
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Does YouTube RSS API provide ability to filter user's videos for a specific tag/keyword?

For example, http://gdata.youtube.com/feeds/api/users//uploads/ gives all the uploads, I am looking to narrow that down by videos that have the keyword 'cats' associated with it... Is that possible?
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Removing a Alternate Username

One of my family members made the mistake of setting their gmail account to my YouTube Channel. I have finally gotten rid of the email as the primary but now I can't seem to figure out how to delete ...
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172 views

When/how is 1.5X/2.0X speedup playback available in YouTube with HTML5 browser enabled?

In the past I have seen 1.5X/2.0X playback in YouTube working on some YouTube videos. To ensure this was not due to "old" YouTube videos, I chose a random 2014 Superbowl commercial. I cannot see any ...
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930 views

Possible to set default account in YouTube?

With the recent YouTube change, it have now created a new account to me with my full name, instead of my old account, there I did not use my full name. I can switch between the accounts in top right ...
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YouTube connected to the wrong Google+ page

Somehow my business has two Google+ pages and my business YouTube channel is connected to the wrong one. How do I switch the YouTube channel connection so it is connected to the correct Google+ page?
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291 views

I want to link my Google/YouTube account to my company YouTube account

I have some company videos I would like to upload to my company YouTube account, but Microsoft movie maker won't let me upload them as it says my "Google account is not linked to a YouTube channel. ...
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720p videos on YouTube to 240p

Can a 10Mbps connection speed watch a 720p HD video on YouTube? Because when I start watching videos, I change my video quality to 720p. But then, it changes itself to 240p. This problem had only ...
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How to get YouTube direct link with extension?

I know it is possible to get YouTube direct links nowadays online, like using clipconverter.cc or keepvid.com. This works well. But there is a little problem. For example, if I try to grab direct ...
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180 views

How are Facebook-shared YouTube video stats recorded?

Instead of sharing YouTube videos by clicking share button in YouTube, there is the possibility that one may just copy & paste the YouTube link and post it as status (and this allows one to see ...
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YouTube: How can a user filter search results by region or language?

I want students to be able to search YouTube for educational videos in their home language. For example, if a Dutch student wants to search for a Dutch video on Napoleon, a dutch result will probably ...
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How can I know if that the sound quality of my video is bad enough so that it doesn't trigger copyright claim on YouTube?

I recorded a video in a club, which means that there is a music background which is copyrighted. The club being ~105 dB and the record device being simply my phone, the music quality is pretty bad. ...
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Change connection between gmail and youtube

When I send people email from my gmail account the header of the email is my youtube name. Hence everybody can find me and my comments on youtube. How can I change this? I don't want people I send ...
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Youtube captions - conflict between machine transcribed captions and proper captions

My Youtube video lists two captions tracks - the English track that I've added directly, and the 'English - machine transcribed' track that Youtube has generated. I've tried disabiling the machine ...
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How to download YouTube videos automatically?

I want YouTube videos of particular channel should get automatically downloaded in my tablet. Something like an RSS reader where we feed webpage address to it and every new post will be automatically ...