Can You Repost someones youtube video?

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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
    I do it all the time..
  • Profile picture of the author 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.
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    I download , change meta data and Im off.. Add some keywords and its Easy to rank...

    Have fun..
    • Profile picture of the author 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...
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    • Profile picture of the author 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 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 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
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    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
    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 CDarklock
      Originally Posted by Kurt View Post

      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".
      This should be a WSO
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  • Profile picture of the author 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 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
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    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 RedShifted
    I don't steal videos but I will remix them. Same as I remix music.
    • Profile picture of the author 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.
    • Profile picture of the author ComputerGirl
      Originally Posted by RedShifted View Post

      I don't steal videos but I will remix them. Same as I remix music.
      Not sure how exactly you remix those videos, but still you are using other people's work without their permission. I cannot even say what were my feelings when I saw that my videos were republished by another person, all he had done was covered my site's name in the videos.

      When you put a work in to that what you are doing and then someone simply comes and thinks that he is the smartest on the planet, puts his link below your work and publish it, it is really disappointing ...

      Still, I'm for honest principles in IM, including the use of videos, which should not be remixed as well ...
  • Profile picture of the author 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
      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.
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    • Profile picture of the author contentwriting360
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      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.
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  • Profile picture of the author contentwriting360
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    Kurt,

    Just a question regarding your statement below. Pardon my ignorance.

    Don't forget that most videos are set to allow you to embed them on your own pages.
    How will I know if a video is set to allow me to embed it on my own website/web page? Is there something that I need to click from YouTube to find that out?

    Thanks for your answer.
    • Profile picture of the author wendyann
      Originally Posted by contentwriting360 View Post

      Kurt,

      Just a question regarding your statement below. Pardon my ignorance.



      How will I know if a video is set to allow me to embed it on my own website/web page? Is there something that I need to click from YouTube to find that out?

      Thanks for your answer.
      If the video provides and embed code, that means it should be fine to use. Just click "share" then "embed" to see the code.

      Wendy
  • Profile picture of the author GaurabBorah
    Yeah if they are not copyrighted. Respect the copyright rules and you'll be fine.
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  • Profile picture of the author Fazal Mayar
    There are some copywriting rules but if you can embed its fine. Don't you see these youtube videos all over the net? ITs because you can embed them but if you steal his video and put your name as the video creator, that's not allowed.
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  • Profile picture of the author CyberSEO
    The answer is very simple. Does YouTube provide the embeddable code for that video? If it does then you are allowed to embed it (YouTube won't break its own TOS). Furthermore, the owner of that video will get paid for the ads when someone watch his video on your site. If the owner doesn't want his video to be embedded to 3rd-party sites, he/her will disable such a possibility.
  • Profile picture of the author ddev
    Embedding is one thing (youtube allows this and video uploaders accept this as part of the YTB terms) but something different is to upload a video that's not yours to another account (youtube / metacafe / etc).
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  • Profile picture of the author smna1586
    You can but you shouldn't.

    It's that simple, got it!
    • Profile picture of the author bengirwb
      If you remix something, music or video, created by someone else, and then put AdSense ads next to it, do you offer to share the money?

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