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Is youtube's excluded search buggy?

Is anyone able to explain how youtube's excluded search works? It seems to be buggy. If I type into search box: foo -bar I expect it should list all movies with phrase "foo" (either in movie ...
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How to combine two youtube.com clips with YouTube editor?

In YouTube, I'm trying to: Extract Clip1 from some video. Extract Clip2 from another video Combine them into one video (ideally taking the audio from one and the video from the other) I can do this ...
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YouTube is prepending videos to "Watch Later" playlist instead of appending them

Usually when I added a video to my "Watch Later" playlist on YouTube, it would be added to the end of the list. But in 2022, when I "add to watch later", it adds the video to the ...
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Why does Instagram display video with 1:1 ratio as 5:4?

I recently made animated videos for an organisations Instagram feed. They are 1080x1080 pixels, which unsurprisingly is a 1:1 ratio. Today they have messaged me indicating that in their feed the ...
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how to use javascript to customize playback / playback controls on youtube.com videos, and have the script run automatically after a /watch page loads

Is there a way to control the number of seconds by which to forward/rewind a YouTube video? the second answer here is the type of script i want to use. However I have to manually run the script in the ...
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youtube changes frame size of an uploaded video

my original video is 1280 x 720 after uploading and downloading from youtube - it is 640 x 360 or - it is changed from 640 x 640 - to 360 x 360 why this happens and how to avoid this ?
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When inserting a video in an Office 365 PowerPoint online presentation, how can I easily make its dimension match the slide's dimension?

I've inserted a video in an Office 365 PowerPoint online presentation. How can I make its dimension match the slide's dimension, without having to painfully manually try to match it? Example:
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Upload error in Kapwing online video editor in the side by side template

I'm trying to put 2 videos side by side using Kapwing online video editor, but one of the two videos trigger an error "Failed to getBlobDuration" or hangs in there indefinetely. Any ideas ...
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Whatsapp suddenly won't forward videos

I've seen answers saying it may be too big to be forwarded. This is odd because the video in question was forwarded (rather than sent) by someone else to me. Also, if I can download it to my laptop ...
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Is there a way to exclude video results from Google Search?

Sometimes I am specifically looking for a written tutorial on a subject (in a blog format, etc), but all I can find are video tutorials in Google Search results. This is especially frustrating when I'...
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YouTube confirmation pop-up before playing any video

I use YouTube android app mostly. It only takes one tap to play any video. Video immediately starts playing as soon as you tap it. It is helpful. But sometimes it is not eg when I accidentally touch ...
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Whatsapp Web not forwarding videos

I am unable to forward videos on whatsapp web since the last week. A small error symbol appears with the forwarded message that says "Couldn't send this message" when I hover my mouse over ...
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WhatsApp Web: how to send a video so that it is playable within WhatsApp?

When I try to send a video from a WhatsApp Web, running on Windows 10 or Linux, the video file gets attached as a file and says "Preview not available": In order to watch such a video, it ...
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How do I fix a YouTube error that won't allow me to post comments on a video?

On YouTube, I commented under a video, which started a reply thread. I commented again as a reply, but after posting, I decided to edit my reply for clarification. As soon as I did, YouTube gave me an ...
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Nest Video retrieved from Google Takeout does not have timestamp data

I have downloaded nest video via Google Takeout. The video does not seem to include timestamp information. I saw in other support groups that you need to activate subtitles in the media player but ...
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Upload videos to IGTV in Instagram besides the 9:16 and 16:9 ratio, as some accounts have done

Is there a way (on cellphone, via Facebook or whatever) to upload a video in actual 4:3 ratio to IGTV in Instagram and keep that proportion everywhere (much like in regular Instagram posts), instead ...
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How do you share a private YouTube video to lots of people quickly?

I have to share 6 YouTube videos with more than 60 people but privately. Is there a better way to do this faster so that I don't have to paste them into each video one at a time? It's impossible to ...
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How can one insert a video in an Office 365 PowerPoint presentation without having to host the video on some website outside Office 365 PowerPoint?

I want to insert a video in an Office 365 PowerPoint presentation without having to host the video on some website outside Office 365 PowerPoint. I could only find a way to add an online video to my ...
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How to download a video from zoom web page

How do I download a video stored on the zoom web page? For example, on Introduction there is no link allowing you to download the video. How can he do it? On the zoom application, I haven't the ID of ...
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How can I add a new audio track with uploaded sounds or music?

It seems as if YouTube Studio is still in alpha. There is no obvious way to upload your own sounds or music to use as a track, and you're stuck with their own canned sounds. There's even a link to an &...
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How to get a link to an exact time in a Microsoft Stream video?

Both on YouTube1 and Google Drive2, it is possible to create a link which starts the video at some specific time. On Microsoft Stream, when I write some timestamps into the description, after clicking ...
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How to lower the playback sound volume on TikTok?

My friends suggested me to watch a TikTok video so I opened the link and the video is opened in my browser. It was apparently muted so I wanted to unmute it, but the only thing I can see is volume ...
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Facebook videos have no sound until I click to unmute

When I play a video in Facebook desktop web, it starts muted and I have to click to enable audio: This doesn't seem to be related to any of the Video settings I can find - I've tried all combinations ...
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Need to know what a parameter in YouTube url means

I have a link in my history which shows &feature=emb_rel_end at the end. I know that emb_logo is the parameter when you open a YouTube video by clicking on the logo in an embedded player. What ...
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How to change default camera settings in Google Meet from 360p to 720p? (Google Workspace/G Suite)

Every time I open a call in Google Meet, the camera settings drop down to 360p: I have to manually change these to 720p each time: How do I keep the settings at 720p permanently for all calls on my ...
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How to configure Youtube to prefer 720p framerate over 720p50?

(performance of my device doesn't allow me to watch 720p50, but allows 720p) youtube-dl says that Youtube has the video in 720p quality, but Youtube website doesn't allow me to pick it. How do I ...
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How to disable the suggested videos displayed over the ongoing video that come in YouTube near the end of the ongoing video?

I find it annoying since these suggested videos just pop up and cover the screen of the current video that I am watching.
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Can't find my own comments on a huge string under a Facebook Live video

I made a few comments on a White House live video on Facebook and then received notifications of two answers to one of my comments. When I click the notification it just takes me back to the video, ...
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How to rotate a video in the new Youtube Studio?

Is it possible to rotate a video in the new Youtube Studio even after Google removed the "Classic Studio" button?
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Identify a song snippet (within a YouTube video)

There's this Youtube video (well, a series of them, but that doesn't matter) I've watched, which contains a short segment with a snippet of some sort of semi-nonsense/semi-gibberish-sounding song (at ...
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In Google Chrome Version 81.0.4044.122 Desktop, how do I block video autoplay on a random website

It is annoying and time-wasting to manually pause or close all the autoplay videos on a random website that I visit using Google Chrome Desktop Version 81.0.4044.122 from windows 10. How do I turn ...
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Is there a way to better filter through YouTube videos?

Is there a way to better filter through YouTube videos? The standard filter is pretty limited. For example, what if I want to sort by most liked videos, but only see videos with more than 1,000 views?...
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Is it possible for the Manager or Editor of a YouTube channel to do live video?

My institution has a YouTube channel and we were planning to do live lectures in it. So I added one of my colleague as the manager of the channel. But he can't find the option to do a live video from ...
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Looking for website for watching Dropbox/Google Drive videos online

I want to watch videos with my friends together. Usually we create Zoom conference and just click "Start" on the video simultaneously. The problem is we usually watch our selfmade videos which we ...
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How to save bandwidth in a Zoom call?

I am working from home and my internet connection has a quota. I already turned off my video and would like to stop receiving the video feeds of others. Can I make my Zoom audio-only? Or can I make ...
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Create permanent video meeting link in Microsoft Teams

I have recently started using Microsoft Teams for videoconferencing, since my organization is moving to it as its primary collaboration platform within our Office 365 application suite. I schedule ...
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Link to Bitchute Video at Specific Starting Time

In youtube, you can link to a video at a specific starting time by adding query string parameters, like ?t=23m3s, to the end of the URL. How can this be done with bitchute videos?
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Is codec used on not intermediate resolution videos in youtube a indicator of quality?

Youtube typically uses for 1080p videos H.264 and VP9. In theory VP9 was expected to be a successor to H.264 but frankly it failed to live to the expectations especially in videos which aren't ...
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Youtube force language of auto-generated subtitles

It happens to me countless times. Just for an example, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=djzGkEWzCwM the language options of the closed captions only have one auto-generated option, which is "Korean (...
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Piracy site -- obtaining video URLs for Google videos (in a Picasa album)?

There's a piracy site that is using (what appears to be) a Google Video CDN (Picasa album?) to host episodes of a television series that they don't have rights to. (example here: https://www....
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How do I browse TikTok videos without a proprietary mobile app?

I wish to browse TikTok without a mobile app. Is there a web interface available? It seems that youtube-dl somehow can access the videos without a closed source app. How do I browse/search the videos?
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How to let particular advertiser purchase a pre roll ad for our videos?

We have a local company that wants to run a video pre roll campaign on all of the videos on our channel. How do we set this up? Do they have to create an AdSense account first or something? Can we ...
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How to make my YouTube video be able to play at 2x without getting stuck?

I have uploaded a YouTube video which when played in 1.75x onwards, the video appears stuck but the audio plays. Why is this behavior seen? How do I fix that?
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How can I upload multiple videos to BitChute?

How can I upload multiple videos to BitChute, rather than each one individually?
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Some Twitter GIFs don’t work in PC browsers, do work in mobile browsers

I could really use some help figuring out this very weird issue I have with Twitter GIFs. Some Twitter animated GIFs (which Twitter converts to MP4s, but I’ll refer to them as GIFs for simplicity’s ...
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Uploaded video on Google Drive constantly previews with "Whoops! There was a problem playing this video"

I'm trying to share a video directly with one person and every single format I upload in displays this error. What format do you need to properly preview videos on Drive?
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Display another YouTube playlist as default playlist, instead of Uploads

Is it possible to display another playlist instead of Uploads on my YouTube channel? I want to keep the current videos public, but move them in another playlist and feature other new videos and do ...
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How do I share a private video with 170 people

Hi I have a relatively big group (about 170 people), and we want to share videos only within this group (i.e. we do not want people outside of this 170 people group to access these videos). Now here ...
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ffmpeg video does not play on whatsapp

I've been trying to get a video to play on whatsapp but I can't get it to work. I've read almost all the stackexchange posts on this topic but nothing seems to work. I use the following command to ...
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Is all the data of a 144p video also stored EXACTLY same as in a 720p video?

Whenever I switch between 144p to a higher resolution it's obvious I need to download more data to view the same youtube video. Suppose I have buffered the whole video in 144p and I switch it to 720p ...
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