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message 1: by George (new)

George Babec (authorgeorgelbabec) | 13 comments Goodreads will not accept my utube video url saying it's incorrect but this is the link utube provides for my video. Please see below. I'm not sure why utube provided the link this way but it's a valid video link. I would like to add it to my author profile.

https://youtu.be/mOwPNTRG-pU


message 2: by George (new)

George Babec (authorgeorgelbabec) | 13 comments I noticed this on a Google search

Youtu.be debuted Monday as a new URL shortener specifically designed for YouTube video links. Shortened video links don't take up too much precious character count while giving you an inkling of what you're about to click on, the search firm said. ... Unlike other URL shorteners, youtu.be has two key advantages.Dec 22, 2009


message 3: by George (new)

George Babec (authorgeorgelbabec) | 13 comments Goodreads requires YouTube.com addresses only so I can't post the link to my video


message 4: by Olivia (last edited Dec 04, 2018 09:34AM) (new)

Olivia (livka) | 7927 comments This is not a librarian issue, but maybe you could use this link copied from the browser address bar instead:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mOwPN...


message 5: by George (new)

George Babec (authorgeorgelbabec) | 13 comments I got it to work but made a mistake and don't see a way to delete or edit the vedio text and tags


Carol She's So Novel꧁꧂  | 5069 comments George wrote: "I got it to work but made a mistake and don't see a way to delete or edit the vedio text and tags"

Hi George

You will need staff help. (Librarians are volunteers who do the book cataloging & stuff like that)

support AT goodreads DOT com


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