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I did the following for Google Chrome which does the job: Settings → Show Advanced Settings → Content settings... → Plug-ins → Manage exceptions... Then create a new exception as [*.]cnn.com [*.]turner.com and make the behavior "Ask" (or "Block" in recent builds). This will make it such that when you open a CNN article, you have to click the video to ...


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youtube-dl utility will work just fine, it just need your user credentials to be able to access the page. Like most sites, Facebook use cookies for this. If you copy your cookies from your browser when you're logged in and add them to the youtube-dl command like via the --add-header option, youtube-dl will be able to access the video and download it. Here'...


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Try this: Go to https://photos.google.com/settings and set "Google Drive / Show Google Drive photos & videos in your Photos library" to "ON"; Go to https://www.youtube.com/upload and on the right hand side, you should see a option to import videos from Google Drive; Click the "import" button, click on your video and choose select.


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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.


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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 you to scrobble the tracks to Last.fm, eg: with this extension: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/lastfm-scrobbler/hhinaapppaileiechjoiifaancjggfjm )


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I wrote to CNN today to ask if there is a way to turn off autoplay, possibly by logging in and setting it in a preference. Here is the reply: Thanks for contacting CNN. We do not offer the ability to disable the auto-play feature of the video and we appreciate you taking the time to voice your opinion. I will make sure this information is escalated ...


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From YouTube's Recommended upload encoding settings (Advanced): Bitrate Note that the bitrates below are recommendations for uploads. Audio playback bitrate is not related to video resolution. So it seems audio quality is the same, irrespective of the selected video resolution. However, the audio quality will be as good (or bad) as the original ...


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There is a userscript, YouTube Auto Buffer & Auto HD, for the Firefox/Iceweasel extension Greasemonkey that (among other things) allows you to override YouTube's default quality setting.


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This question haunted me as well, and all the available options either didn't work or didn't fit... So I made my own: YouCast It's free and open sourced. It works for both channels and playlists. Supports both audio and video podcasts. Sorts by popularity.


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The web app Podsync.net converts a YouTube channel URL into a podcast-compatible feed URL. Figure 1: Podsync.net web interface


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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 video Replace the "www." part of the address in the browser's URL/address bar at the top of the browser with "touch." then press Return/Enter and that will ...


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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 options to Stabilize or Rotate the video Tap the actions you wish to execute Save the Video and sync it back to the cloud Done


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The option to upgrade a video to 1080p is there, but available only to Plus and PRO members: Why can’t I upgrade my video to 1080p anymore? Good news: Plus and PRO members no longer need to manually upgrade their videos to 1080p. If you’ve uploaded a 1080p source file, we’ll automatically make both a 720p and 1080p version. (Please note that Basic ...


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VLC Media Player (v1.1 on-wards) can play YouTube videos without affecting the sound pitch and without having to download the video separately. Here are the steps: Go to File -> Open Network Stream menu option. Paste in the main YouTube video URL (Example URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ew_tdY0V4Zo). Hit the Play button. Change the video playback ...


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Right click on the video and select "Show Controls". Then you can go backwards and forwards by 15 s with the arrow keys.


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Unfortunately, you won't be able to replace an old video with a new one and keep the original view count, comments or ratings. Instead, you may want to try using annotations or link to the new version of the video from your old video. Source: https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/58101


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Open Twitter in a separate window. It will continue playing.


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You'll want to go to the video settings page. From the settings tab, click the Video Settings link in the bottom left. Change Auto-Play Videos to "Off"


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This is not a bug. YouTube is experimenting with a new player which is resizing the Player Dynamically. Read here: YouTube Experiment There's a new YouTube experiment that changes the video player's size, depending on the browser window's size. When resizing Chrome's window, YouTube switches from 360p to 480p and to 720p, while the player gets ...


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As of this writing Facebook supports HTML5 video but is still using Flash for Safari browsers. Why? Who knows. (source) Works fine without Flash if you're using Firefox or Chrome. For now replacing the "www" with "m" in the video URL as described by Hjulle is the only workaround in Safari unless... If you enable the Develop menu in Safari (Advanced ...


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Here's my Windows batch script that supports all latest Periscope updates, plus has an option to download multiple replays, record live streams, convert .ts to .mp4 and rotate it, if necessary. Uses console tools curl, aria2, jq, ffmpeg and two bat scripts by Dave Benham - getTimestamp and JREPL (big thanks for them). Download (16 mb): https://drive....


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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; function backwardXSeconds(seconds) { V_YOUTUBE_PLAYER.seekToStreamTime(V_YOUTUBE_PLAYER.getCurrentTime() - seconds); } function forwardXSeconds(seconds) { ...


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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 address bar) Keep "normal" hardware acceleration on! Chrome > Settings > Advanced > System > Use hardware acceleration when available


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If you're using Firefox, this add on is the Occam's Razor of solutions. YouTube High Definition


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This userscript seems to do exactly what the OP wants to achieve: It sets the video quality to 360p (easily changeable from the script source code). Script source code Download user script


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Listenbox does this. It supports videos, playlists, channels, plus you can queue items to listen later


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You can speed down at half speed or speed up YouTube videos. Here's how: Speed up YouTube Playback?


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