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How to remove automatic captions from YouTube videos

How to Remove Automatic Captions from Your YouTube Videos

by Sofia Enamorado in How-To

Once you’ve uploaded a video to YouTube, you’ll notice that YouTube’s automatic captions are turned on. Even if you’ve uploaded your own captions, or created captions in YouTube’s transcription interface, automatic captions will still show up as an option on your video.…

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Updated January 4, 2018
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How to Report Uncaptioned Videos on YouTube

by Sofia Enamorado in How-To

In 2012, the FCC announced that all videos that previously aired on television must be captioned when they are placed online. The ruling coincided with increased demand from individuals with hearing impairments to expand the accessibility of video content. YouTube users who…

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Updated January 4, 2018
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How to Add Closed Captioning to YouTube Videos by Creating Transcripts

by Sofia Enamorado in How-To

If you want to add captions to your YouTube videos (and you want to do it yourself rather than outsourcing), all you really need is time. It takes approximately 5-10 times the duration of your video to type out the spoken content.…

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Updated January 4, 2018
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How to Force Closed Captions to Appear on Your YouTube Videos

by Sofia Enamorado in How-To

  Have you ever wished that you could make people watch your video with captions? Well, we’re going to show you just how to do that! You might want to force captions on your YouTube videos for a few reasons. 3 Reasons…

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Updated January 4, 2018
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Crowdfund Captions for Your YouTube Videos with Tubestart!

by Sofia Enamorado in User Engagement

We’re sure you’ve heard of crowdfunding, which has enabled people to raise money for all sorts of cool projects. For instance, the Veronica Mars movie raised almost 6 million dollars on Kickstarter; Amanda Palmer raised over 1 million dollars crowdfunding her album…

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Updated January 4, 2018
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Wondering What YouTube Has to Say About Captioning YouTube Videos?

by Sofia Enamorado in User Engagement

We spoke with Brad Ellis, a YouTube Product Manager at Google (FYI: YouTube is Google’s video platform), during a session at Streaming Media West. He explained YouTube’s automatic captioning to us, as well as why captioning is so important. Here’s the low-down:…

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Updated January 4, 2018
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3 Reasons to Caption Your YouTube Videos

by Sofia Enamorado in User Engagement

60 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute. Video creators love YouTube because of its popularity, ease-of-use, and advanced toolset. The price is right for tapped budgets and very few video platforms can compete with YouTube’s massive audience. Therefore, it’s…

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Updated January 4, 2018