Can You Repost someones youtube video?

Profile picture of the author coreytucker by coreytucker Posted: 09/16/2012
Say I want to repost a youtube video of someones dog. Can I do this or is it against youtubes rules?
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  • Profile picture of the author gbarrows31
    gbarrows31
    I do it all the time..
  • Profile picture of the author Adie
    Adie
    Reposting is different from embedding.. You can't dreat another video from that original video but you can always post the embedded code somewhere.
  • Profile picture of the author gbarrows31
    gbarrows31
    I download , change meta data and Im off.. Add some keywords and its Easy to rank...

    Have fun..
  • Profile picture of the author Adie
    Adie
    Originally Posted by gbarrows31 View Post
    I download , change meta data and Im off.. Add some keywords and its Easy to rank...

    Have fun..
    Illegal and stealing, especially those videos not labeled with creative commons...
  • Profile picture of the author BlueOak
    BlueOak
    Originally Posted by coreytucker View Post
    Say I want to repost a youtube video of someones dog. Can I do this or is it against youtubes rules?
    Doing this over and over is a great way to get your channel banned.
  • Profile picture of the author Allissa
    Allissa
    Youtube (Google) is getting more and more sophisticated at determining this is being done, so it's a really bad business model to depend on this working long term, regardless of what minor things you modify when re-posting!
  • Profile picture of the author Kurt
    Kurt
    Ethical and legal ways to use other peoples' videos:

    1 Embed videos on your own pages. Most Youtube users allow their videos to be embedded.

    2 Log into your Youtube account and go to the video editor. Then do a search for Creative Commons videos. There are millions of videos where the owner allows you to use them.

    3 Create playlists in your Youtube account. Every public video on Youtube can be used in playlists. Add your own short videos to the playlists as introductions and "commercials".

    Like I've posted before, with all the ways you can legitimately use Youtube videos you have to be a real klepto to resort to stealing them.
  • Profile picture of the author jamesrich1
    jamesrich1
    You can embed peoples videos on your website. Do not download people's videos and upload them to You Tube as your own. That is against their rules and you can get banned.
  • Profile picture of the author Cool Hand Luke
    Cool Hand Luke
    Originally Posted by gbarrows31 View Post
    I download , change meta data and Im off.. Add some keywords and its Easy to rank...

    Have fun..
    You are a thief.
  • Profile picture of the author OutsourceFactor
    OutsourceFactor
    Best thing to do is just ask the owner if it's ok or not. I'm not sure if it's violating Intellectual property laws but still, asking the owner is the best thing to do.
  • Profile picture of the author contentwriting360
    contentwriting360
    I'm curious. Is there a way to filter YouTube videos according to license? I've been Googling it but can't seem to find what I'm looking for.
  • Profile picture of the author Kurt
    Kurt
    Originally Posted by contentwriting360 View Post
    I'm curious. Is there a way to filter YouTube videos according to license? I've been Googling it but can't seem to find what I'm looking for.
    Log into your Youtube account and go to the video editor. There you should see a CC button, which is the Creative Commons search.

    Or, go to Youtube and do a regular search. Then: Filter: Features: Closed Caption

    Or, do a search in Youtube using the following syntax:
    dog training, creativecommons
  • Profile picture of the author Bruce Wedding
    Bruce Wedding
    Originally Posted by gbarrows31 View Post
    I download , change meta data and Im off.. Add some keywords and its Easy to rank...

    Have fun..
    How can I put this politely...

    You're a scumbag.
  • Profile picture of the author RedShifted
    RedShifted
    I don't steal videos but I will remix them. Same as I remix music.
  • Profile picture of the author contentwriting360
    contentwriting360
    You nailed it, Kurt.
    Perhaps, you can answer my question, too. Let's say I use videos with a 'Standard YouTube License.' Can I upload them in my own channel but will put a description that tells the original source of the video? Will I be penalized still?


    Originally Posted by Kurt View Post
    Log into your Youtube account and go to the video editor. There you should see a CC button, which is the Creative Commons search.

    Or, go to Youtube and do a regular search. Then: Filter: Features: Closed Caption

    Or, do a search in Youtube using the following syntax:
    dog training, creativecommons
  • Profile picture of the author Kurt
    Kurt
    Originally Posted by contentwriting360 View Post
    You nailed it, Kurt.
    Perhaps, you can answer my question, too. Let's say I use videos with a 'Standard YouTube License.' Can I upload them in my own channel but will put a description that tells the original source of the video? Will I be penalized still?
    No, you can't do this legally/ethically. However, you can use videos with a standard Youtube license in playlists on your own channel.

    A playlist takes you to the video view page of each video in the list. What you need to do is create a couple of simple 5-10 second videos that tell people to click the link in the description below. Now, just add these short "commercial" videos at the start, end and inbetween the videos in your playlists.

    For example, make a playlist of your favorite cheesecake recipes. Add your own short intro video to the begining of the playlist. Then add a video for a good cheesecake recipe.

    Next, add another short "call to action" video of your own to have viewers click on the link in your description to get the "100 Best Cheesecake Recipes".

    Add another cheesecake video.

    Repeat with a call to action video.

    Repeat as needed.

    This is totally acceptable by Youtube's TOS and EVERY video in Youtube can be added to a playlist on your channel.

    Playlists can and do show up in the Youtube search results.

    IMO, you're better off using Creative Commons videos because you can edit them and they will appear on your own video view page, but playlists do have some benefits and can be beneficial for promoting your channel page.
  • Profile picture of the author Kurt
    Kurt
    PS...Don't forget that most videos are set to allow you to embed them on your own pages. Take advantage of popular/viral videos and embed them on your own site, then promote them using social networks like twitter and facebook.

    If the videos are popular on Youtube, you may as well benefit from their popularity by putting them on your own pages, then send people to your pages instead of Youtube.
  • Profile picture of the author Chris Silvey
    Chris Silvey
    As a vendor I would definitely provide videos as marketing and sales tools for my affiliates. Much more effective than banners I would say. So the thought of syndication at this level must be considered.
  • Profile picture of the author contentwriting360
    contentwriting360
    But, of course, those videos MUST be relevant to the niche of your website. Correct?

    Originally Posted by Kurt View Post
    PS...Don't forget that most videos are set to allow you to embed them on your own pages. Take advantage of popular/viral videos and embed them on your own site, then promote them using social networks like twitter and facebook.

    If the videos are popular on Youtube, you may as well benefit from their popularity by putting them on your own pages, then send people to your pages instead of Youtube.
  • Profile picture of the author robg1
    robg1
    Originally Posted by RedShifted View Post
    I don't steal videos but I will remix them. Same as I remix music.

    You need permission to do this same as with music.

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