YouTube Workarounds

Here are some ideas when YouTube playback is blocked by your school’s Internet firewall.



As noted in the PC Magazine post, software apps can be "updated" and end up so full of extras they get flagged as malware by antivirus tools. Helper…  learn more

Fair Use, Licenses and YouTube

Copyright law includes a concept called Fair Use. One of the four factors in Fair Use is the purpose and character of your use. Another is the effect…  learn more

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How to download YouTube videos for free

This post from TechRadar is another good source of information on downloading YouTube Videos. It includes step-by-step instructions for: 4K Video Downloader on PCs, TubeMate on Android phones…  learn more

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TunnelBear VPN

Another workaround when dealing with firewalls is a Virtual Private Network (VPN) like TunnelBear. A VPN takes your Internet traffic, encrypts it and sends it past the firewall…  learn more

Why would you want to do this?

We were surprised when teachers started coming up to us at conferences saying that while they liked the fact that we had indexed all these "free to use"…  learn more

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YouTube Premium

One of the easiest options for avoiding ads – and gaining the ability to "save" videos for playback later – is a subscription to YouTube Premium. While not…  learn more

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How to Download YouTube Videos

This post from PC Magazine is a great place to start and stay current with the various YouTube video download options. They update this post frequently as the…  learn more

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Adblock Plus

Adblock Plus blocks most/all of the ads when you view web pages and YouTube videos. This is especially good in a class setting where there are already plenty…  learn more