Learn how to use Google Videos to search for videos on the Web.

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Searching for Videos

In the last chapter you learned how you can use Google to search for images on the web. But did you know you can also use Google to search for videos? That’s right—Google Videos is your search gateway for all sorts of uploaded video content.

The History of Google Videos

The site currently known as Google Videos (video.google.com) has gone through several extreme metamorphoses over time. It’s like Google can’t decide what to do with the thing.

Originally, Google Video (it was singular back then) was intended to be a competitor to YouTube and other Web video sites, offering a combination of user-uploaded videos and commercial videos for sale. Google Video ...

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