Share videos and channels

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Share videos 

  1. Start watching a video on youtube.com.

  2. Under the video, click Share .

  3. A panel will appear, presenting different sharing options:
    • Social networks: Click on a social network icon (e.g. Facebook, Twitter) to share the video there.
    • Email: Choose the email icon at the right of the social network row to send an email using your default email provider.
    • Embed: Click the Embed button to generate a code you can use to embed the video in a website.
    • Copy the link: Click the Copy button to copy a link to the video that you can paste somewhere else, like in an email message.
    • Start at: To link to a specific part of the video, check this box and enter the start time before you copy the link. For example, to start the video at 2 minutes and 30 seconds, check the box and enter “2:30.”

Share channels

  1. Go to the Channel page. 
  2. In the browser address bar, copy the URL.
  3. Paste the URL wherever you want to share it.

If you're a creator and you want to create a custom channel URL for your subscribers to easily share, add your YouTube Channel name to the YouTube URL.

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