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Share videos with others

There are times when you want to share a great video with others or you want to embed it on a Web site or blog. Below the video on the video page, there is a button titled Share. This button will allow you to either grab the code to embed in a Web page or blog, email to friends, or send through social media.



When you subsequently select the Embed button, you will be provided with the embed code as well as options to change window size, and other play modes.



When you choose to email, you will be provided with a form where you input the To email address and an optional message.


Social Media

When sharing to Facebook, Twitter, or another social media site, wou will be presented with a pop-up window with a site specific sharing form. Here are examples for Facebook and Twitter:




YouTube also has an autoshare function. By changing your settings, you can automatically share your video activity to your social media accounts. To activate this function, follow these steps:

1. Log into

2. Click on the dropdown menu for your profile. It is located in the upper right corner of the YouTube page.

3. Click on Settings.

4. Click on Sharing from the left hand menu.

5. Decide on the activity you wish to share by checking or unchecking the respective boxes.

6. Establish a connection with your social media accounts.

7. Save changes.

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