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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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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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The “add music” button seems to randomly appear on the videos I upload to YouTube

The "add music" button seems to randomly appear on the videos I upload to YouTube. For example, I uploaded 2 videos without music track, yet only one has the "add music" button: Any idea why? ...
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How can I include video in an eBay auction listing?

Is it possible to embed or link to video in an eBay auction listing? I'm following instructions found online to try to embed a YouTube video by checking the "use old embed code" box, which everyone ...
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Youtube comment: Unticking “Also share on Google+”

There is a "Also share on Google+" option when you publish a comment under Youtube video and proposals to make sure to untick the "Also share on Google+" option, which is currently on by default if ...
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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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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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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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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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618 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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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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557 views

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 ...
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419 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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372 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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How to use Google Takeout for YouTube data in an old YouTube account?

A while back Google prompted me to either change my youtube account so that it uses my Google+ profile, or keep the old account separate. I chose the latter option, and since then each time I load ...
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346 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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880 views

Is YouTube throttling video downloads now?

A few months ago, Google made some changes to YouTube; they changed how the buffering works and removed the stop download command. Rumors abound that it was because Google was having bandwidth ...
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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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56 views

Is it possible to transfer ownership of a Google apps managed Youtube account?

I know it's not possible for normal Google accounts, but is it possible for Google Apps accounts ?
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256 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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996 views

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 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 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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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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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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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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208 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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788 views

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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Is there a workaround where I can enable Google Safe Search but disable YouTube Safety Mode?

Google recently forced my legacy YouTube account to merge with my Google Account without confirmation. Due to this, I cannot see YouTube comments by default because I prefer enabling Safe Search ...
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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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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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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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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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How to remove a video from the currently playing playlist?

There used to be a "Remove from playlist" link to remove any video from the currently playing playlist, as in this screenshot: However this link seems to be gone now. Is there any other way to ...
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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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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 ...
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On youtube “google+” how can I restrict notifications to just people replying to me?

on youtube when I looked at notifications I see notifications showing me comments that have nothing to do with me How do I stop getting notifications just because somebody commented on a post that I ...
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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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771 views

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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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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192 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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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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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 ...