Questions tagged [youtube]

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How can I post links to YouTube videos in YouTube comments?

Here is an example of someone who has posted a link to another YouTube video in a comment: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8kPyrq6SEL0&lc=z13qe524mnnzzzl5f04cdnrhgy3vi1zjk50 I tried to post a ...
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How to add people with the new YouTube profiles as friends?

It's easy to add people with the old YouTube profiles as friend, as you just click the link: I see no such option where the other links are on the new profiles though: Is there still a way to do ...
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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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Gray exclamation mark keeps appearing on YouTube

This has been happening a lot lately, mostly on YouTube. I don't know if it's YouTube, Adobe Flash or Firefox: This will happen even half-way through playing a video, it will randomly turn into this ...
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How can I view all uploaded videos from a user in chronological order on YouTube? [closed]

I have seen a related question here, but the answer didn't cover how to sort them by upload date. Is there any extension/website capable of doing this? Related question: Play all YouTube videos ...
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How to prevent YouTube from from resizing videos to fit screen (in full screen mode)?

First, please take a look at this video in full screen mode. Although it's pretty clear, what I am doing there, in the video, I feel it would be much crispier (at least I like it that way) and clear ...
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Play YouTube videos using Flash instead of HTML5

Since upgrading my kids' browser to Firefox 4, YouTube seems to have switched them over to HTML5 video, which the computer apparently can't handle because it stutters horribly, causing Child Rage ...
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How to add links inside a YouTube video?

I need to add links to the bottom of an YouTube video, like this Ben Stiller video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uDN08JwNEfc Here is a video of a guy teaching how to add little baloons to an ...
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Is there some way to filter YouTube channel subscriptions list?

I have like 150 YouTube channel subscriptions, and the quick bar (to the left) will show them all, but I don't actually watch them all. So my question is if there is some way to limit the amount of ...
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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 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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Separate my YouTube Channel from my current Google Account

I created a YouTube account linked to my Gmail account. Now, I wish to separate them. The YouTube account is for a small business, and I would like it to have its own email and for other people to be ...
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How can I hide channels from YouTube?

Some highly ranked YouTube channels seem to do nothing but reupload others' videos and slap advertisements on them. I am really, really tired of giving those channels views, but it's sometimes hard ...
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How to transfer YouTube channel ownership to another Google account

I have a Google at Work domain that I want to shut down, but first I would like to transfer the ownership of my YouTube video channel to another Google account. The instructions from Google Support ...
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Adding your YouTube subscriptions to Google Reader? [closed]

So I have a few subscriptions on my YouTube account and I would like to put an RSS feed that has all these subscriptions accumulated into my Google Reader account. Is it possible? I've been looking ...
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YouTube has a grey exclamation mark

So I am trying to watch this one video but whenever I click on it nothing on the page loads and the video just has a grey exclamation mark.
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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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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 e-...
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How do I like a YouTube video while in full screen mode?

How can I like a YouTube video while it's in full screen mode? I can't see any buttons to do so, and this unofficial guide to keyboard shortcuts doesn't mention liking a video.
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How to login to YouTube and Gmail separately?

I have an account address1@gmail.com which I used to make a YouTube account years ago (before Google bought YouTube). It got banned for some stupid reason so I made another YouTube account with ...
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Embed YouTube video on Tumblr

I've been searching but what I've found was always about uploading a video to Tumblr or about adding audio only on Tumblr. None of the results has a solution for my problem. I just want to display a ...
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Stop a YouTube video from buffering

If I land on a page embedded with more than one YouTube video, I may not watch them in order or all the way through but they will continue buffering even if I no longer want to watch them. Say I ...
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What video format should I pick if I want to minimize upload time to YouTube?

I mainly record "screencasts" of MMO games. Which of the various video formats that YouTube accepts will result in the smallest file size and what settings for that file type would I use? Of course ...
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Can I hide my YouTube link in my Google+ profile and disassociate the two?

Can I hide my YouTube link in my Google+ profile and disassociate the two?
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How to play YouTube video list in chronological order?

Here's a random YouTube video list sorted in chronological order: https://www.youtube.com/user/numberphile/videos?sort=da&flow=list&view=0 If you click on the PLAY ALL button, however, the ...
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Since YouTube comment downvotes don't subtract from the score, what are they actually used for?

Youtube comments currently look like this: When you upvote a comment, the "thumbs up" symbol becomes blue for you and one point gets added to the score immediately, making it look like this: When ...
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Why can't I up vote/downvote some comments on YouTube?

Usually on YouTube there are top comments that you can vote, and comments under these that can't be voted up or down. For example I go on this link while I'm connected to YouTube: https://www.youtube....
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Is there an URL parameter to modify the volume of a YouTube video?

I want to put a link to a YouTube video on my website, but the sound is super loud. Is there a way to reduce the volume by adding some kind of parameter to the link? The way you can append &t=1m ...
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Queue up a list of YouTube videos in succession

Sometimes I like to watch YouTube while doing something else, like washing up or doing exercise. Is there an easy way to queue up a string of YouTube videos and have them play one after the other?
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Improve auto-generated subtitles/CC for YouTube videos that are not mine

Is it possible to edit the auto-generated subtitles/closed captions for a YouTube video from someone else? How? I found a Dutch video that I want to add English subtitles for, with these steps: Fix ...
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How do you search videos that were uploaded on a YouTube channel in a certain time period?

I found a YouTube channel with news clips and needed to search a particular video which was uploaded in September 2011. I tried searching the video by tags but I cannot find it. However, YouTube doesn'...
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How to rotate YouTube clips during playback

Unlike this question, I would like to view someone else's clip that is already uploaded with wrong orientation (mostly because of holding the phone vertically). I know this can be done by ...
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Can I remove or change the link between YouTube and Google+? [closed]

I have a Google+ account, and I have a YouTube account that created a linked Google+ page on my Google+ account. In my YouTube settings, there is no link to disconnect the Google+ page (as seen in the ...
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How can I stream live video on YouTube?

Nowadays, I see a lot of users live streaming on YouTube and wanted to try it for myself. However, when I go to my channel I don't see an option for live streaming. I tried researching how to do this ...
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My likes on YouTube comments do not register

I am not able to Like or Dislike comments on YouTube videos. The buttons appear but when I click them there is no highlighted green thumbs up. I've tested liking a comment on one of my videos that ...
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How to control preview image in Youtube

After uploading a video to youtube it randomly generates three preview images from which you can choose. Is there a way to select a specific image from the video instead?
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Remove “Recommended for you” from YouTube related video sidebar?

Is there a way to keep the list of related videos to the one you are currently watching, but not include the ones that recommended to me based on my own watch and search history? For example, I have ...
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How to search for a video clip with an exact duration?

I can use the advanced options in YouTube or Google when searching for video clip, but I can only search for a pre-defined range of duration (short, long), not the duration that I want. For example, ...
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Can you recover deleted YouTube videos?

Is there any way to see deleted YouTube videos? Some kind of archival or some such? There were some controversial videos that the creator felt necessary to remove or made private but it would be nice ...
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How can I receive YouTube notifications again?

I was an active user on YouTube, and YouTube was sending me emails when somebody was posting a new comment or uploading a new video (where I was subscribed). Then, for about four months, I was ...
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Can I block certain users from showing in YouTube searches?

There are some uploaders that have nothing but spam related videos. Blocking them with the regular YouTube settings doesn't do this. I just want to search for product reviews without the spam. Can I ...
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How do I stop YouTube from playing the next recommended video?

After you end viewing a video in YouTube, the next recommended video is automatically played as a miniature. I find it incredibly annoying. Is there any way to disable it?
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Upload HD content to YouTube

I want to upload a number of videos as HD to YouTube, how do I go about doing this?
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How to turn off “Tap to Unmute” on YouTube?

How do you turn off the "Tap to Unmute" feature on YouTube playlists? I created a long playlist of videos to 'watch later' for the purpose of streaming them to my TV in sequence automatically (...
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Single RSS feed for all YouTube subscriptions

One can obtain RSS feeds for individual channels by using the Export to RSS readers feature or by using the below, but these yield multiple RSS feeds, one for each channel/user. RSS for YouTube ...
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YouTube comment search

Everybody says that there is a comment search on YouTube, but I do not see any. I mean that I get this when go to the http://www.youtube.com/comment_search. Do proponents of this URL check it before ...
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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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View list of YouTube 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 shows real name when I post

I forget when it happened but somehow YouTube linked with my Gmail account, which sucks because now when I post on a YouTube video everyone sees my real name. How can I change this? This question is ...
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Block advertising from appearing on YouTube channels

A customer of mine has created a YouTube channel for their business but is concerned about the advertising distracting from the product. Is there any way to stop or prevent the adverts from appearing?...

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