With YouTube's ever-growing popularity and our increasing obsession with cute cat videos, it's no wonder the online video service surpassed 3 billion views a day this year. According to YouTube, every American watches nine videos a day, but it's very possible that most of them are missing out on these tips and hidden features:
1. Link to a specific point in the video. You can link your friends to a specific point in the video (say, 30 seconds in) using what YouTube calls "deep links." While the video is playing, right-click it at the point you want to share and select "Copy video URL at current time."
2. Discover new music. You can find YouTube's answer to Pandora at YouTube.com/Disco. Enter the name of an artist or song title and a playlist featuring songs similar to what you entered will be created and put on autoplay. There are also options to shuffle, repeat, and save the playlist. … Read more