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Sams Teach Yourself YouTube™ in 10 Minutes by Michael Miller

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Lesson 2. Browsing and Searching for Videos

In this lesson, you learn how to find videos to view on YouTube.

Browsing for Videos

As you learned in Lesson 1, “Getting to Know YouTube,” there are two ways to find videos on YouTube—by browsing or by searching. Browsing is the way a lot of new users start out; it’s a great way to discover new videos, just by clicking through the categories until you find something you like.

Caution: Limited Selection

The only problem with browsing is that you don’t get to see everything that’s available. Browsing by category exposes you only to a list of featured videos in that category, as selected by the YouTube staff—not to all videos available on the site.

Browsing by Category

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