With 48 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute, resulting in nearly 8 years of content uploaded every day, it can be difficult to find videos you really want. The most common way of finding video clips on YouTube is type in the keyword and search using its built-in search engine. However, many users don’t know that YouTube also provides a number of useful tools for discovering popular video contents.
In today’s post, we would like to introduce 5 cool and effective tools that will help you to discover new and popular YouTube video clips. They will definitely give you a better YouTube experience and ensure you won’t miss any great videos.
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YouTube Trends Dashboard
YouTube Trends Dashboard allows users to view and compare the most viewed and most shared (on Twitter and Facebook) videos in the past 24 hours by location, gender and age group. It’s also possible to highlight unique (videos unique to one upload list) and common videos (exist on more than one list).
YouTube Disco enables users to create quick-and-dirty playlists and discover new artists and music videos on the fly. Just search the name of your favorite artist or song and you’ll be presented with a entire stream of relevant videos.
YouTube Social Option
One of the best ways to find viral videos is as easy as asking you friends. That’s the reason why YouTube provides social option allowing you to connect your social media account and find out your friend’s YouTube related activities such as shared videos, favorited clips, +1′d content and more.
To set this social feature up, here’s a simple guide:
1. Sign in to your YouTube account.
2. Click on the “Social” tab on the left sidebar.
3. Click “You can connect more social accounts here”.
4. Now you can connect to your social media accounts like Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and Orkut.
YouTube Chart is yet another easy way to find popular videos on the site. There are many options to be chosen such as most discussed videos, most liked videos, most view HD videos, most view videos, and top favorited videos within certain timeframes. You can also narrow down the contents by selecting the category you want.
YouTube Topics is a fun and effective way to explore the worlds of videos on the site. It offers curated playlists by topic allowing you to discover many interesting videos you wouldn’t even know to search for.