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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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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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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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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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Listen to music on YouTube without video

Is there a way to listen to YouTube videos without having the video playing? I work on a computer, and I usually listen to music while working. In the last couple of years I find myself using YouTube ...
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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 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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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 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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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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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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How to get Google+ Auto-backup link to a video?

If you have enabled Google+ Auto-backup on your phone, then pictures and videos are uploaded to Google+. The problem is that there are no links to the videos, and if you try to download and video, and ...
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Is there anyway to save history of what you watched in YouTube if you are anonymous?

Using an anonymous account, can we still have a history of what we watched ?
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Couldn't start the video call because of an error

Getting this error constantly while trying to start a scheduled hangout on air: "Couldn't start the video call because of an error. Please try again in a few moments." Windows 7 64-bit Please any ...
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How do I view YouTube comments on Google+ instead of the All Comments page?

So basically, I was unfairly blocked during a live broadcast of a YouTube video for speaking on the subject at hand while other people were spamming "720 NO SPOPE" and "420 BLAZE IT". Because of this ...
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How to take out my Youtube history?

I would like download all my YouTube history in various formats like CSV. I don't think YouTube allows to do that directly so I've tried to check each Ajax call on this page ...
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Download a YouTube live event?

How can I download the video of a live YouTube event? There are plenty of solutions out there to download uploaded YouTube videos, but not live YouTube events.
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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Is there a way to save the YouTube MIX playlist in my playlists?

YouTube has a new feature now, "MIX", which generates an automatic playlist of 50 videos depending on what you last saw. I used it to create a music playlist and worked while listening to it. Now I ...
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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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Getting rid of youtube.com's recommended videos/channels

Everytime I navigate to youtube.com it recommends me 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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“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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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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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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How to sign in to YouTube and Google with different accounts?

One of my accounts got cancelled and I can't sign in to YouTube because it redirects me to the cancelled account page. Also I can't use the YouTube email as my main account. Is it possible to use one ...
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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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How is YouTube's “Safety Mode” enforced by network administrators?

My company uses a web filtering software from an unknown (to me) vendor. I noticed the other day that YouTube automatically defaults to "safety mode" and that I am unable to change this setting. ...
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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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Upload batch of files to YouTube with 'private' publishing setting

When uploading a batch of files to YouTube, the 'privacy and publishing' setting is set to 'public'. I want my batch to be 'private'. Is there a way to do this for all files in a sort of single ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Commands to search for YouTube videos via the search bar

If I enter title:"This Hard Land" -title:"Cover" in the YouTube search bar, I only get videos which contain This Hard Land and do not contain Cover in their titles. I'd also like to add a command ...
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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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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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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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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 ...