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Youtube and adsense how to start earn money

I have this screen that seems says for me that I can monetising my videos. So I even can do in by pressing $ next to my video. But as you can see on the screen shot the green dot washed out, why? ...
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Are there any fixes for YouTube recommended videos section (multiple things)

I like the recommended section, unlike some people. However, I don't like certain things about it, and was wondering if there was any way to fix them? The first is the amount of videos it shows. ...
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Can I change the aspect ratio of a YouTube video I'm viewing?

Is there any way I, as a viewer, can change the aspect ratio of a video where the uploader got it wrong? It's driving me mad! Can't believe YouTube doesn't have anything for me to fix this... Does it? ...
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Are YouTube codes guaranteed to always be 11 characters?

I'm writing code to validate YouTube URLs. Is it guaranteed that the video ID, such as oHg5SJYRHA0, is always exactly 11 characters long, or can it sometimes be shorter or longer? Is there any ...
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How can I upload videos > 15min to YouTube?

I see that some YouTube users have quite lengthy videos. But if I ever try to upload a video of length more than 15 min, YouTube stops me. How can I get more privileges in YouTube?
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Does watching a video ad in a playlist get the creator any money?

If I watch a YouTube video in a playlist, it doesn't count as a view. I want to know if watching ads on playlist videos gets the creator any money. Does watching the full ad get them more money than ...
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How can I tell if my YouTube message was received by the right person?

I sent someone a private message over YouTube, and then checked my Sent messages box to see if it went through. As you can see, the only username on the page is mine. I cannot double check who the ...
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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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How do I prevent YouTube from showing “static” (noisy) background when video is not available?

I visit YouTube with scripts or video tag turned off, so YouTube cannot play video. I just want to read comments, description and so on, but YouTube shows noisy animated background that slows down ...
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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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Can others see if a YouTube video's monetisation is redirected off the uploader to the copyright claimer?

I think if someone besides the video uploader claims copyright for the video, then YouTube redirects ad monetisation to the copyright claimant. Is there a way for other viewers to know if this ...
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Is there a YouTube keyboard shortcut for the previous and next video in a playlist?

I have a YouTube playlist and would like to know whether there are keyboard shortcuts to move to a previous video or advance to a next video. This will be helpful instead of moving to click the bottom ...
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Can I link to a YouTube video and turn off annotations?

Tacking #t=XmYYs to the end of a YouTube link will direct it to start from X:YY into the video, but can I do something similar to have the annotations off when using the link? More generally, what ...
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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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Why do some youtube videos repeat by themselves?

Examples: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VJ1dYrjuYf4 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wu3j3Qh7sTE This happens in all my browsers (some which doesn't have any extensions installed). Why does this ...
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How to download the video descriptions of all my YouTube videos?

Is there a way to download all video descriptions from my videos? Or at least to list them? I need to make a copy of all the descriptions of more than 100 videos. Copy and pasting each one by hand ...
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362 views

Titles of a playlist in YouTube

How to get the titles of all videos in a playlist (either through a program or any other means) in order to sort it offline? I need this to put a vote among friends to sort it.
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Is it possible to change my username on YouTube?

Is it possible to change my username on YouTube? If not, is there a way to move my videos from one account to another new one? (An automated way, rather than downloading them then uploading them to ...
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Change YouTube username from uppercase to lowercase

My username contains a few capital letters and I was wondering if there was a way of changing all the uppercase characters into lowercase? I know you can link it to Google+ and show my real name but ...
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How do you search videos that were uploaded on an Youtube channel in a certain time period?

I am currently facing the following problem: I found a Youtube channel with news clips and I need to search a particular video which was uploaded in september 2011. I tried searching the video by tags ...
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Any difference in audio quality for various YouTube video resolutions?

Some music videos on YouTube are available in more than one resolution. Do they all have the same audio quality? Or do the videos with larger resolution have better audio?
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Is there any way to disable DASH playback in the HTML5 player?

I like watching YouTube videos using the HTML5 player rather than the Flash player because I can get 60 FPS video. However since I have poor internet, I would like to be able to pause the video and ...
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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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Can I see the list of ads previously shown on YouTube?

I want see an ad that YouTube showed me days ago. Can I do that? How?
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What happened to YouTube comment replies?

Ever since Google forced users on YouTube to use Google+, I have been unable to find replies to comments anywhere. They aren't as notifications, and they aren't in my inbox, because that doesn't exist ...
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Stop autoplay on YouTube but enable buffering

There's already a question asking about how to stop YouTube videos from automatically playing. However, the solution there doesn't satisfy me as it prevents the video from buffering in the background. ...
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Is there a way to control the number of seconds by which to forward/rewind a YouTube video?

By pressing j or l on your keyboard, you can forward/rewind a YouTube video by 10 sec. But sometimes I need the ability to forward or rewind it by 3 sec, 5 sec, etc. Is there a way to control this? ...
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Youtube - why are some videos html5 and some flash - and how do I force html5?

When I watch this youtube video - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KqnB2Ew0SFM&feature=BFa&list=WL2AA75EB885F2A4B4 it's in flash. But when I click on http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LD3ywXEydyk ...
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Is there a way to disable YouTube HTML5 video player in Chrome?

A few weeks ago, YouTube started showing half of their videos in HTML5 player for me. Is there a way to force it back to using Flash player only (in Chrome)? (I'm opted out of HTML5 trial at ...
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Force subtitles in video on YouTube, if it's not embedded

I have uploaded the video on YouTube, added the subtitles, but the users don't realize, that they can turn them on. I know there is particular URL parameter for embedded player, but it doesn't work ...
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How to remove “recommended items” from YouTube home page?

I want to see only my subscriptions on my YouTube home. Those recommendations are unnecessary pollution.
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756 views

Search YouTube and exclude certain terms from the video's title?

How can I search YouTube and exclude certain terms from the video's title? For instance, I want to search for "glass" but exclude videos with "Google" in the title. I'd like to stress that I want to ...
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The youtube video manager says my video has 8 comments but I know it has more. How to fix?

I uploaded a video yesterday and I'm not a popular channel but I have 22 comments on the video that I can see on the watch page. However for the last few hours the video manager has said that the ...
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Where can I access playlists that I saved but are not my own creation

I have a habit of making large todo lists, admittedly too large, loads of stuff just gets deleted. Youtube could be very good for this since there are a lot of pre-existing playlists that fit my needs ...
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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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Why does the YouTube logo have “FR” in the upper left corner? [duplicate]

When I visit YouTube, this is what I see in the upper left corner: At first I thought that YouTube was thinking I'm in France, but the url is still https://www.youtube.com and the rest of the site ...
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Play youtube in 2x automatically in Firefox

How can I make videos play automatically in 2x speed in Firefox? I.e. I want 2x to be the default speed when opening av video.
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YouTube no longer allows user to set resolution

Recently (as of mid August 2015) YouTube has changed its UI so that it automatically sets the resolution to the window size (typically 360) and no longer gives the user the option to choose their ...
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This video has been removed by the user - add a redirect link

I deleted a video with the intent of replacing it with a newer version. Now, preexisting links are broken. Is there a way to redirect? Alternatively, is there a way to have a link to the new video, ...
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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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I don't want to count my own YouTube views

How do I not add to my view count when watching my own YouTube video?
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How can I watch only adverts on YouTube

How can I watch only advertisements on YouTube? I need to see what companies and products are being advertised in different countries. I'll use a proxy and a portable browser to prevent tracking, but ...
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How to properly upload 3D content to YouTube in high definition?

TrackMania Nations Forever allows users to export 3D videos of replays and I thought I would try my hand at uploading it to YouTube. I rendered the video at 1920x1080 for each camera, resulting in a ...
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Is there any way to attach subtitles in YouTube videos?

While watching YouTube videos online I need subtitles but they are not attached to YouTube videos. I have subtitles files in my machine. Is there any way to attach subtitles from your system to ...
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How to embed audio only from YouTube videos

My Question: Is there a way to change the embed code or some javascript I can run in a blogger blog to embed only the audio of a YouTube video in my blog posts? My specific situation: I have a ...
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How do YouTube players 'remember' where viewers are in a video if they leave and return to the page?

Is this cookies at work? How does YouTube facilitate their players recalling where you were at a certain point in a video after leaving the page wherein the player is embedded?
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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 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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Is there a standard place to make Youtube feature requests?

And what is that place? There's a help forum, but that seems like it's more for random internet people to help other random internet people, and that is not what I'm looking for. I could send an ...
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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 ...