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Youtube auto-transcribing videos

David Mulder [PersonRank 10]

Wednesday, February 24, 2010
8 years ago2,823 views

As always I am not sure whether this is new, but a search for youtube didn't show up anything relevant; Either way, youtube is now transcribing videos (check out the cc menu, there is a new link at the top), for some people it works perfectly, although for most it totally messes up (e.g.

+ Show video

). Either way, this might soon mean youtube search is going to get a huge overhaul, which might turn out to be quite interesting. Also advertisements will get a whole lot better (theoretically), although this must cost a fortune in server power.

David Mulder [PersonRank 10]

8 years ago #

PS. Normally the youtube url parsing functionality is great here... sometimes I seriously hate it and would love to see ubb or even html. E.g. in this case I wouldn't even have linked the video.

mbegin [PersonRank 10]

8 years ago #

Is this it? googleblog.blogspot.com/2009/1 ...

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