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How can I download non public Facebook video?

youtube-dl utility will work just fine, it just need your user credentials to be able to access the page. Like most sites, Facebook uses cookies for this. If you copy your cookies from your browser ...
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17 votes
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How can I get Twitter videos to continue playing even after their tab has lost focus?

In twitter settings uncheck the 'Video Autoplay' option, it seems to auto mute/pause too. Just click your avatar the go into 'Settings and Privacy. It's under the content section in the account tab.
Timmy Spence's user avatar
16 votes

Disable videos in YouTube, listen to the audio only

There's an extension for Chrome, called "Audio Only Youtube" that does just that: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/audio-only-youtube/pkocpiliahoaohbolmkelakpiphnllog (NB: this also allows ...
norz's user avatar
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Is there a way to control the number of seconds by which to forward/rewind a YouTube video?

Here, copy this script in the console or in the snippet tab in the sources of the developer tools window (F12). V_YOUTUBE_PLAYER = document.querySelector('ytd-player').getPlayer(); V_SECONDS = 2; ...
vdegenne's user avatar
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7 votes

How can I download non public Facebook video?

Here is the simplest way to download Facebook video that doesn't require visiting another website or installing/downloading any software before hand. Visit the Facebook page that shows the individual ...
mack nordstrum's user avatar
7 votes

Can you subscribe to a YouTube channel as a podcast?

Listenbox does this. It supports videos, playlists, channels, plus you can queue items to listen later
Adel Nizamuddin's user avatar
7 votes

How to rotate video on Google Photos?

Google plus is not available anymore. Steps to rotate Open the Google Photos App on your mobile device Tap on the vide you wish to edit Tap on settings at the bottom of the screen You have the ...
Matyas's user avatar
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6 votes

How do you turn on hotkeys in Coursera video player?

Right click on the video and select "Show Controls". Then you can go backwards and forwards by 15 s with the arrow keys.
Katja Süss's user avatar
6 votes

Can you subscribe to a YouTube channel as a podcast?

The web app Podsync.net converts a YouTube channel URL into a podcast-compatible feed URL. Figure 1: Podsync.net web interface
orschiro's user avatar
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5 votes
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Would like to exclude any sort of video from a Google search

Google Search is geared up to return ‘hits’ that are the same as or similar to search terms. It has so much data that a list of “what I don’t want” rather than “what I do want” would be near infinite ...
pnuts's user avatar
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5 votes

How can I get Twitter videos to continue playing even after their tab has lost focus?

Open Twitter in a separate window. It will continue playing.
Tyler Padgett's user avatar
4 votes

Is there a way to control the number of seconds by which to forward/rewind a YouTube video?

Fortunately you can control the speed and the arrow keys moves the video by 2 sec at 0.5x. While the same moves by 5 sec at 1x. Hope that helps!!
anarchy07's user avatar
4 votes

Some Twitter GIFs don’t work in PC browsers, do work in mobile browsers

It's because those GIFs are MP4s coded with high levels (6.0 etc.) that normal hardware can't play. In Chrome: Disable "Hardware-accelerated video" decode in chrome://flags (type this is ...
Anon's user avatar
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4 votes
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WhatsApp Web: how to send a video so that it is playable within WhatsApp?

WhatsApp uses the H.264/AVC codec internally. Other modern codecs such as VP9 and AV1 won't work, and WhatsApp Web is unable to convert them. The free HandBrake app can be used to convert a video. ...
lolmaus - Andrey Mikhaylov's user avatar
3 votes

Can you subscribe to a YouTube channel as a podcast?

I am using www.podtube.me to make a RSS feed to subscribe a youtube channel as a podcast in my podcast app.
Nanno's user avatar
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3 votes

Is there a way to find the YouTube video from a Facebook video?

Unfortunately, there is no direct way to do this. My best suggestion is to combine unique/specific combination of words in either a Google or Youtube search for whatever video you see. (eg - Snake ...
Gavin Morris's user avatar
3 votes

Why Download button is hidden in TED?

Since you already know the name of the video you want to download, you can go to the Ted Talks List and download it from there. You can also use the Ted Talks Downloader to download multiple videos ...
Christi's user avatar
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3 votes

Why Download button is hidden in TED?

They have hidden download links under "share" link : https://support.ted.com/customer/portal/articles/2631608
Grzegorz Wierzowiecki's user avatar
3 votes
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What is this advertisement on the bottom-left of a YouTube video?

This is a call to action overlay (which is different from an overlay ad). CTA overlays are available in advertisements (if a video ever has been used as a video ad, any CTA overlays that have been ...
Leo Wattenberg's user avatar
3 votes

Merge and trim videos from Google Photos?

Yes, you have to download the video locally to edit. There is no edit or trim option for videos on Google Photos on computer. You can try this on Google Photos mobile app, there you will get edit ...
serenesat's user avatar
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3 votes
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Uploaded video on Google Drive constantly previews with "Whoops! There was a problem playing this video"

It actually has nothing to do with formats. Google Drive appears to have a bug when trying to use multiple Google accounts on the same machine through the dropdown list, e.g. uploading to the drive of ...
mstrange's user avatar
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3 votes

Is it possible for the Manager or Editor of a YouTube channel to do live video?

The only solution I found is to “opt out of” permissions from YouTube Studio, and handle the permissions in your Google Brand Account. Add a person as Manager in Brand Account, and they will be able ...
Talha Kothari's user avatar
2 votes

Disable videos in YouTube, listen to the audio only

If it is a song, you can replace www with music and it loads the audio stream. Then you have to click the "Song | Video" toggle to turn off the video. Example: Video: https://www.youtube....
Avatar's user avatar
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2 votes

How do you turn on hotkeys in Coursera video player?

If by hotkeys you talk about keyboard shortcuts. I have found something for Firefox in Coursera. By default, the shortcuts work on Youtube but not on Coursera. However, if you click right on the video ...
Eric M.'s user avatar
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2 votes

How do you turn on hotkeys in Coursera video player?

Not Supported Natively I do not know a way to jump forward or back using the native Coursera video player controls while in full-screen mode. The arrow-based shortcuts that are supported natively by ...
AGéoCoder's user avatar
2 votes

How to enable the display of 1080p HD videos on Vimeo instead of the 720p default

As Basic Vimeo user I dropped all thoughts of upgrading to a pay account upon learning that 1080p uploaded films will revert to 720p once you go back to the free account. This means paying for ...
Wolfgang Roosch's user avatar
2 votes

How do you turn on hotkeys in Coursera video player?

For me in Chrome it pauses with "K".
Rems's user avatar
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2 votes

Is there a way to control the number of seconds by which to forward/rewind a YouTube video?

I had same issue. The solution I came up with is using Autohotkey. Install Autohotkey from here and save following script as tmp.ahk and execute the file by clicking. You can rewind Youtube videos ...
k23j4's user avatar
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