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Happy Birthday YouTube! Our six top tips

James Thornton

James Thornton

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Today marks six years since the launch of YouTube. The video site has already thanked its users on the official YouTube blog and the post is worth reading for the jaw-dropping stats about the site’s traffic. Our personal favorite was that more than 48 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute!

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To celebrate YouTube’s 6th birthday, here are our 6 favorite YouTube tips from the OnSoftware archives:

How to download videos from YouTube – It’s a classic question posed by millions of users. Here’s how it’s done.

Link to a specific time in YouTube videos – A great tip for sharing just a certain part of a video with someone.

Drag and drop videos onto YouTube – Add videos to YouTube just by dragging them onto the page.

Stop autoplay in YouTube – Autoplay can be one of the most annoying things about YouTube. Find out how to turn it off!

Edit videos in YouTube – Find out how to make slick productions with YouTube’s own video editor.

Play YouTube karaoke – Discover how to turn YouTube into your own personal karaoke machine with the help of a simple Greasemonkey script!

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