YouTube is video sharing website where you can watch videos and channels of others and similarly create your own channel and upload videos on them. If you want to share a part of your life with your friends and family, you want to share information, some tutorials and some funny videos or anything you find interesting to share you can do it on YouTube. YouTube provides the best opportunity for people who want to watch others stories and also want theirs to share.
Access YouTube without Account
It is free to use and it not necessarily need an account to watch any video. You can watch the videos even when you don’t have any YouTube account. Without sharing anything you can just watch documentaries and music videos or anything and get entertained. You don’t need login id like many other sites to browse YouTube.
The motto of YouTube is Broadcast Yourself. You can share your videos on YouTube so that other people can watch what you have shared. Sharing a video on YouTube requires an account. You need a Google account to sign in on YouTube and when you login then it will automatically register your YouTube account. Or it you don’t have a Google account you can create a new account by filling up a form and Google will create your YouTube account and will link them together.
After signing in you can do lots of things on YouTube while watching the videos. You can like or dislike the videos, add comments on the videos, you can report any video if you think it is violating the terms and conditions of YouTube, you can create and manage playlist, you can add a video to you playlist, you can upload any video you want, make channels on YouTube.
Search & Watch YouTube Videos
YouTube allows you to search for any video you want. You can write the keyword and YouTube will show you the list of videos. YouTube search has filters; you can search any video by applying filters like upload date, video type and video duration etc. You can also just scroll down the most popular videos and watch them.
Upload Videos to Share
You can upload videos on YouTube from you YouTube account. The uploaded videos time limit is 15 minutes but you can extended the timings by seeking permission from YouTube to upload longer videos. The YouTube allows uploading videos of file size 2 GB. YouTube allows the many different video formats for uploading a video file some of which includes MOV, MP4 (MPEG4), AVI, WMV, FLV, 3GP, MPEGPS.
Manage Video Setting
The user can manage the settings for each video uploaded. You can add title and description for the video and also tag others in your video. The privacy settings for the video can be managed like who can watch your video, and either the comments are allowed in the video for others to see them or not. You can upload a video with copyrights so that others are not allowed to copy and share your videos. YouTube allows you to share the video on your personal website or blog.
When you upload more videos on your account YouTube group them together to make your own video channel. You can add image or logo to your channel. You can allow others to access your channel or either its open you allow only few of your family and friends to watch your channel.